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News about transitions, promotions, major awards, and appointments in the hematology/oncology world

Remembering Evan Sadler and Charles Dobbs, and more

Remembering Evan Sadler (1951 – 2018) Evan Sadler III, MD, PhD, the Lang Professor of Medicine and Chief of Hematology at Washington University in St....

Remembering Peter R. Galbraith and Sir David Weatherall, FDA names Amy Abernethy new Deputy...

Remembering Peter R. Galbraith (1931 – 2018) Peter R. Galbraith, MD, FRCPC, an emeritus professor at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, passed away on October...

Remembering Brian P. Sorrentino, NIH Awards Washington University Leukemia Program, and more

Remembering Brian P. Sorrentino (1958-2018) Brian P. Sorrentino, MD, a gene-therapy researcher specializing in the treatment of blood and immune cell disorders, passed away...

ASH Presents Honorific Awards, Immunotherapy Researchers Receive Nobel Prize in Medicine, and more

American Society of Hematology Honors Distinguished Leaders at Annual Meeting At its 60th annual meeting, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) will present several distinguished...

Lili Yang Wins $1.4 Million CIRM Quest Discovery Grant, and more

Remembering Thomas Michael Przybysz (1951-2018)  Thomas Michael Przybysz, MD, an oncologist, passed away on July 19, 2018, at the age of 66. After serving in the...

Jonas Sokolof Named Director of NYU Langone’s New Rehab Program for Cancer Survivors, and...

Jonas Sokolof Appointed Director of NYU Langone’s New Rehabilitation Program for Cancer Survivors  NYU Langone’s Rusk Rehabilitation has opened the Division of Oncological Rehabilitation, launching...

NIH Awards $24 Million to UT Health San Antonio, and more

Remembering Michael C. Lill (1959-2018)  Michael C. Lill, MD, passed away on June 19, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. Dr. Lill was born...

Fred Hutch Scientists Receive $20 Million for Leukemia Projects, and more

Remembering Alan Rabson (1926 – 2018)Alan Rabson, MD, a long-time leader at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), passed away on July 4, 2018, at...

American Cancer Society Awards $2.6 Million for Immunotherapy Research, and more

Remembering Past ASH President George Stamatoyannopoulos (1934 - 2018) George Stamatoyannopoulos, MD, DrSci, a professor of medical genetics at the University of Washington who pioneered...

Vijay Sankaran Receives Weill Cornell’s Children’s Health Research Award, Scripps Researchers Receive Nearly $3...

Remembering Frank “Len” Johnson (1945 - 2017)  Frank Leonard “Len” Johnson, MD, a pediatric hematologist/oncologist, passed away on December 24, 2017, after a brief illness. Growing...
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February 2019, Volume 5, Issue 3

This issue features a look at the unique challenges of developing treatments for orphan diseases, more coverage of the 2018 ASH annual meeting, and more.