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

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Remembering Clara Bloomfield, City of Hope Appoints Eileen Smith as Head of Hematology, and...

Remembering Clara Bloomfield, MD (1942 – 2020) Leukemia scientist Clara Bloomfield, MD, died on March 1, 2020 at the age of 77. With more than 50...
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David H. Koch Center Opens at MSKCC, Sidney Kimmel Welcomes Usama Gergis, and more

Patrick White Appointed Chair in Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care Patrick White, MD, director of the Division of Palliative Medicine at Washington University School of...
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Moffitt Officials Resign, HHS Awards $319 Million to National Health Service Corps, and more

Edward P. Evans Foundation Awards $10 Million in Funding for MDS Research Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in...
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Stephen Hahn Confirmed as FDA Commissioner, Beth Shaz Becomes AABB President, and more

Stephen Hahn Confirmed as FDA Commissioner The U.S. Senate voted 72−18 to confirm Stephen Hahn, MD, as the FDA’s new commissioner. President Donald Trump nominated...
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Remembering Esmail Zanjani, Augustine Perrotta, and more

Remembering Esmail D. Zanjani (1938 – 2019) Esmail D. Zanjani, PhD, passed away on October 5, 2019. A pioneer in fetal cell and gene therapy,...
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Nobel Prize Awarded for Discovery of How Cells Sense Oxygen, ASH Members Elected to...

Nobel Prize Awarded for Discovery of How Cells Sense Oxygen The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded to scientists William G. Kaelin Jr.,...
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Remembering Thomas P. Stossel, CPRIT Awards $136 Million in 71 New Grants, and more

Remembering Thomas P. Stossel (1941 – 2019) Thomas P. Stossel, MD, former president of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), passed away unexpectedly on September...
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Remembering Stanley Schrier, John Hansen, and more

Remembering Stanley Schrier (1929 – 2019) Stanley Schrier, MD, a former American Society of Hematology (ASH) president who spent nearly 60 years at Stanford University’s...
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Remembering Eugene Frenkel, AMA Announces Reimagining Residency Initiative Award Recipients, and more

Remembering Eugene P. Frenkel (1929 – 2019) Eugene P. Frenkel, MD, a National Cancer Institute investigator known for his research linking vitamin B12 metabolism and...
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Remembering Gustave Eisemann, Cigall Kadoch Wins 2019 Wachtel Cancer Research Prize, and more

Remembering Gustave Eisemann (1926 – 2019) Gustave Eisemann, MD, passed away on May 26, 2019. Born in Halberstadt, Germany, Dr. Eisemann came to the U.S. in...
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April 2020, Volume 6, Issue 5

This issue examines immunization guidelines for patients with hematologic disorders, considers medical education amid the coronavirus pandemic, and more.