Urge your members of Congress to support continued medical research funding
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) leads the world in promoting and supporting clinical and scientific hematology research through its many innovative award programs, meetings, publications, and advocacy efforts.
Blood is the official journal of the American Society of Hematology and the most cited peer-reviewed publication in the field. It is published weekly every Thursday, except for the last week in December, in addition to the ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts issue in November.
Explore programs offered by ASH to support clinical and scientific hematology research
ASH's strategic plan highlighting the importance of placing hematology as a top funding priority in the healthcare community
Dr. Moss reviews the often-raised question of how we select a donor for a patient who needs a stem cell transplant and the three main options, which include an HLA-matched unrelated donor (URD), umbilical cord blood transplantation, or a haploidentical donor (HD).
Dr. O'Donnell and Dr. Raje look at a study that attempts to understand the biology of clonal plasma cells in low levels or MRD states after induction therapy, which can lead to a better understanding of chemoresistance and more effective therapies for MM.
Dr. Coetzer reviews a study that looks at the molecular defect in a subset of CID patients and resulting enhanced expression of TfR1 on lymphocytes, which has clinical relevance as it could be a useful diagnostic tool.
Dr. George and Dr. Chabot-Richards discusse a study that shows the different roles of NPM1 mutation in risk stratification and MRD monitoring in AML.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the annual set of proposals governing payments for services provided to patients admitted to the hospital, commonly referred to as the hospital inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS). ASH explores how this will affect hematologists.
As part of the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH)
multifaceted initiative to address the burden of sickle cell disease, ASH is in
the process of working with stakeholders to improve access to care for
individuals with sickle cell disease.
Included in this effort is
On March 8, 2016, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a new experiment in payment rates for physician-administered drugs such as chemotherapy. This plan would change the current formula for drug payment so that payments for expensive drugs are reduced in certain areas of the country. In a second phase, CMS would be able to adopt certain tools to further adjust pricing for drugs.
ASH submitted comments to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) on its recently released draft strategic research priorities that will inform the Institute’s policy and funding decisions for the next several years. ASH’s comments were developed based on the ASH Agenda for Hematology Research and input from members of the ASH Committee on Scientific Affairs and ASH Scientific Committees.
Urge your members of Congress to support continued medical research funding.
Porto Alegre, Brazil April 29-30, 2016
Hear internationally recognized experts analyze the latest updates in hematology research from the 2015 ASH Annual Meeting.
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