Hematology Fellows and Junior Faculty Participate in 2017 ASH Clinical Research Training Institute in Latin America
Mar 30, 2017
The American Society of Hematology has announced the names of 23 hematologists participating in the 2017 ASH Clinical Research Training Institute in Latin America. This education and mentorship program will be held on April 5-6, 2017, in Uruguay, prior to the Society’s Highlights of ASH meeting in Latin America. This program is designed to prepare current hematology fellows and junior faculty members working in Latin America for careers in clinical research.
Anticoagulant Apixaban Superior to Warfarin for Reducing Brain Bleeds in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Mar 29, 2017
In a new analysis, patients with atrial fibrillation showed a substantially reduced risk of dangerous bleeding in the brain, known as intracranial hemorrhage, when taking the newer anticoagulant apixaban compared to those taking warfarin. The study also showed that taking aspirin increased the risk of intracranial hemorrhage, especially in older patients.
Statement from ASH President on Administration’s Proposed Cuts to NIH
Mar 16, 2017
ASH's President responded to the White House’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget, which proposes a nearly $6 billion cut to the National Institutes of Health.