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Remembering Milton H. Freedman, Caryn Lerman Named Director of USC Norris, and More

Remembering Milton H. Freedman (1919 – 2019) Milton H. Freedman, MD, the first hematologist to open a private practice in Atlanta, died on January 21,...
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Remembering Arthur Rosenberg, Dorothy Tuan Lo, and more

Remembering Arthur Rosenberg (1935 – 2018) Arthur Rosenberg, MD, FRCPC, a former chief of hematology at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) in Montreal, Quebec, passed...
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Remembering Francesco Lo Coco, NYU Langone Health to Establish Center for Blood Cancers, and...

Remembering Francesco Lo Coco (1955 – 2019)  Francesco Lo Coco, MD, a renowned leukemia researcher and pioneer of targeted therapy, passed away on March 3,...
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Boston Children’s Hospital Receives $1.5 million for SCD Research, Fred Hutch Names New Endowed...

Weill Cornell Researchers Awarded $9 Million for Lymphoma Research The National Cancer Institute (NCI) awarded a five-year, $9-million Program Project Grant (P01) to Weill Cornell...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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June 2019, Volume 5, Issue 7

This issue features a debate about new treatment options for beta-thalassemia, a look at what’s driving skyrocketing drug prices in myeloma, and more.