Every year, more than 3,000 scientific abstracts are accepted for oral and poster presentation at the Society's annual meeting.
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.
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. Lollar reviews a study that used a gene-trapping strategy4 to identify and characterize flippase function in mammalian cells.
Dr. Gotlib reviews a multicenter collaboration that uncovered the genetic mechanism protecting Tibetan highlanders from polycythemia.
Dr. Vercellotti reviews a study demonstrating that FXIII is critical for RBC retention within clots, with implications for preventing or limiting the extent of venous thrombosis.
Drs. Huang and Becker review a study suggesting that replication stress contributes to the chromosomal damage and functional decline characteristic of old HSCs.
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.
December 6-9, 2014 Moscone CenterSan Francisco, CA
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