Longevity for those with Sickle Cell Disease Linked to Care Maintenance, Family Involvement
Oct 03, 2016
With a national median life expectancy of 42–47 years, people with sickle cell disease (SCD) face many challenges, including severe pain episodes, stroke, and organ damage. However, a new report published online today in Blood shows that some people with mildly symptomatic SCD may live as long as 86 years with proper management of the disease.
ASH President Comments on Continuing Resolution, NIH Funding
Sep 29, 2016
ASH remains committed to working with lawmakers to pass a full FY2017 budget and urges our leaders to pass sensible and vital bipartisan funding legislation. Congress has the power to ensure that lifesaving biomedical research continues, while promoting public health and safety.
Junior Medical Educators and Faculty Participate in ASH Bootcamp for New Medical Educators
Sep 27, 2016
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) today announced the names of the 20 junior medical educators selected to participate in the new ASH Medical Educators Institute (MEI). Led by Marc Kahn, MD, of Tulane University School of Medicine and Jennifer Kesselheim, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, this program is designed to cultivate future leaders in hematology education by providing a "boot camp" in teaching techniques and critical topics in medical education.