Urge Congress to find a balanced approach to deficit reduction that does not involve further cuts to biomedical research
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.
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Dr. Coetzer discusses a synthetic lethal approach to treating AML in patients with isocitrate dehydrogenase mutations, and the importance of a personalized approach to cancer chemotherapy.
Dr. Becker takes a close look at implanted devices for chemotherapy testing of tumors, technological limitations, and major challenges for future development of the technology.
Dr. Hoggatt discusses implications of genomic engineering, and suggests that attention on the issue should be focused, presently, on therapies in somatic cells to treat children and adults with genetic diseases.
Drs. George and Lockhart look at the ABLE and RECESS trials to determine the extent to which RBC storage duration affects the blood supply used for RBC transfusions.
On February 6, 2014 the leadership of the House Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce Committees and the Senate Finance Committee released a bi-partisan and bicameral bill to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula that has driven annual reductions in Medicare payment for physician services.
On Thursday, December 26, President Obama signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 (BBA). This agreement included the Pathway for SGR Reform Act of 2013, a provision of the budget framework which prevents the scheduled Medicare payment reduction from taking effect on January 1, 2014 and provides for a 0.5 percent increase for Medicare payments for services performed from January 1, 2014 through March 31, 2014.
On December 12, 2013 the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee passed similar bills to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula that drives annual reductions in Medicare payment for physician services.
President Obama has announced the nomination of Vivek Hallegere Murthy, MD, MBA, to be the next U.S. Surgeon General.
Urge Congress to find a balanced approach to deficit reduction that does not involve further cuts to biomedical research.
September 17-19, 2015 Fairmont Chicago, Millennium ParkChicago, IL
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