Submit an abstract for the 56th ASH Annual Meeting. The deadline to submit abstracts is August 5, 2014, 11:59 p.m. (PDT).
Urge Congress to find a balanced approach to deficit reduction that does not involve further cuts to biomedical research
The American Society of Hematology, Oncology Nursing Society, and Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology have agreed to collaborate on the development of a post-master's foundation in hematology course for the advanced practice provider. The course is expected to officially launch in summer 2015.
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will honor Grover C. Bagby Jr., MD, and John F. DiPersio, MD, PhD, with 2014 Mentor Awards at the 56th
ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Francisco for their sustained, outstanding commitment to the training and career development of early-career hematologists.
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will honor Michael DeBaun, MD, MPH, of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and Robert P. Hebbel, MD, of the University of Minnesota Medical School with the 2014 Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize for their significant research advances in the area of sickle cell disease.
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) today announced that it will recognize Geraldine P. Schechter, MD, of the Washington Veterans Affairs Medical Center and George Washington University, and Timothy Springer, PhD, of Harvard Medical School, with the 2014 Henry M. Stratton Medal for their seminal contributions in the areas of clinical hematology and basic hematology research, respectively.
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will honor
Tomas Ganz, MD, PhD, of the University of California – Los Angeles with the
2014 E. Donnall Thomas Lecture for his groundbreaking research in iron homeostasis,
including the discovery of the iron-regulatory hormone hepcidin and
investigation of its roles in iron metabolism. This award, named after the
Nobel Prize Laureate and past Society president E. Donnall Thomas, MD,
recognizes pioneering research achievements in hematology that have represented
a paradigm shift or significant discovery in the field.
The American Society of Hematology will present
the 2014 William Dameshek Prize to Scott Armstrong, MD, PhD, of Memorial Sloan
Kettering Cancer Center for his exceptional work in leukemia research and
cancer stem cell biology.
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will
present the Society’s highest honor, the 2014 Wallace H. Coulter Award for
Lifetime Achievement in Hematology, to Kanti R. Rai, MD, of the Hofstra North
Shore-Long Island Jewish (LIJ) School of Medicine for his 50-year career
combining landmark clinical leukemia research, steadfast commitment to
education and mentoring, and exceptional patient care.
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.
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.
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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