American Society of Hematology


ASH, the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatments of blood disorders, regularly issues press releases highlighting clinical and research advances announced at the ASH annual meeting and published in Blood, as well as releases and statements on breaking policy news affecting the field of hematology.

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Latest Press Releases

  • Alexis A. Thompson, MD, MPH, Begins Term as 2018 ASH President Jan 04, 2018

    Alexis A. Thompson, MD, MPH, a world-renowned expert in sickle cell disease and thalassemia, will serve as president of the American Society of Hematology for a year-long term through December 2018.

  • Editors of Blood Select Top 10 Manuscripts from 2017 Dec 22, 2017

    This year, there have been more than 1,000 manuscripts published in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology. To recognize these achievements, Blood Editor-in-Chief Bob Löwenberg, MD, PhD, and Deputy Editor Nancy Berliner, MD, have selected the top 10 most outstanding manuscripts of 2017.

  • Late-Breaking Clinical Trials Signal New Therapeutic Options for Many Patients in the Near Term Dec 12, 2017

    In four clinical trials being presented today during the 59th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition in Atlanta, researchers report promising results suggesting patients with blood disorders and several types of cancer will soon have significantly expanded options for treatment.

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