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Ned Sharpless Named New NCI Director, 2017 Pew-Stewart Cancer Research Scholars Announced, and more

Norman Sharpless Named Director of the National Cancer Institute Norman “Ned” Sharpless, MD, has been appointed director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) by President...

Remembering H. Jean Khoury, NCI Funds Standardization of Cancer Genomic Data, and more

Remembering H. Jean Khoury (1967-2017) H. Jean Khoury, MD, an expert in hematologic malignancies at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, died at age...

Remembering Neil Abramson, MD, AACC Announces Clinical Chemistry Trainee Council Educational Initiative, and more

Remembering Neil Abramson, MD (1937-2017) Neil Abramson, MD, a hematologist/oncologist who served as a Blood Special Section Editor from 2008-2012, passed away at the age...

ASH 2017 Bridge Grant Awards, Hematologists Receive Stand Up To Cancer 2017 Innovative Research...

ASH Announces 2017 Bridge Awards The American Society of Hematology (ASH) announced the names of five investigators who have received the latest round of ASH...

ACS Announces Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award Winners, 2017 Eric G. Neilson,...

ACS Announces Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award Winners The ACS honored six cancer caregivers with the Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award,...

Fred Hutch Launches APOLLO Network for the Cancer Moonshot Initiative, University of Arizona to...

Fred Hutchinson Researchers to Assess Protein Assays for the Cancer Moonshot Initiative As part of the Cancer Moonshot initiative, the APOLLO (Applied Proteogenomics Organizational Learning...

Richard Pazdur Named Director of Oncology Center of Excellence, Be The Match Foundation® Receives...

Stephen Gottschalk Joins St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Stephen Gottschalk, MD, was named chair of the Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy at...

Remembering Peter C. Nowell, MD, Niels Borregaard, MD, PhD, Laurence Boxer, MD, and more

Peter C. Nowell, MD (1928-2016) Peter C. Nowell, MD, an acclaimed researcher and co-discoverer of the Philadelphia chromosome, which pointed for the first time to...

ASH Recognizes Choosing Wisely® Champions, NIH Awards Grant to Examine Spliceosomal Mutations in MDS,...

ASH Recognizes Choosing Wisely® Champions During Annual Meeting The American Society of Hematology (ASH) recognized three inaugural Choosing Wisely® Champions during the 2016 annual meeting....

New National Academy of Medicine Members, NIH’s High-Risk High-Reward Program Awards, and more

National Academy of Medicine Elects 79 New Members The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced the election of 70 regular members and 9 international members...
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