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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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Steven Rosenberg Receives Szent-Györgyi Prize, FDA Names Elizabeth Jungman Head of Regulatory Policy, and...

Steven A. Rosenberg Receives Szent-Györgyi Prize The National Foundation for Cancer Research has awarded Steven A. Rosenberg, MD, PhD, the 2019 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress...
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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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August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

This issue features a debate about gun control as a health care issue, a look at blood services in Israel and Palestine, and more.