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

  • ASH Contributes to New Report Highlighting Devastating Impact of Deep Budget Cuts on Biomedical Research Jul 15, 2014

    A new report released today and supported by the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders, details the dire consequences of recent deep budget cuts to federal health programs, including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), that continue to halt biomedical research progress and threaten the health and safety of Americans.


  • ASH and AMC Announce Collaboration on New Clinical News Magazine to Serve the Hematology Community and Beyond Jul 15, 2014


    The American Society of Hematology (ASH) and American Medical Communications (AMC) have announced plans to launch a monthly news magazine later this year to serve the hematology and oncology communities. ASH Clinical News  will report on the latest updates in the field, policy issues affecting the science and practice of hematology, and Society news. The publication will also provide tools and resources to help clinicians with quality and performance improvement, patient education, and the economics of running a practice.


  • Gut Bacteria Predict Survival After Stem Cell Transplant, Study Shows Jun 17, 2014

    New research published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), suggests that the diversity of bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract of patients receiving stem cell transplants may be an important predictor of their post-transplant survival.

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