- Op-Ed: The Promise of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Should Not Be LimitedNovember 01, 2010 | November-December 2010, Volume 7, Issue 6
Here we go again! On August 23, U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth issued a decision blocking federal funding for human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research based on his interpretation that such studies violate the Dickey-Wicker Amendment.
- President's Column: Ensuring a Future Pipeline of Scientific and Clinical Investigators in HematologyNovember 01, 2010 | November-December 2010, Volume 7, Issue 6
There is a critical need for and concern about a pipeline of scientific and clinical investigators necessary to ensure the future success of our field, and those practitioners who will put new information to clinical
- Joint Society SymposiaSeptember 01, 2010 | September-October 2010, Volume 7, Issue 5
One of the privileges of being ASH president is the opportunity to represent our Society at other organizations' meetings where we have the opportunity to bring a "taste of ASH" to researchers and clinicians in related disciplines. Whenever I attend these meetings, I am struck by the scientific and clinical diversity of our membership, the breadth of impact that hematologists have in related fields, and the respect that ASH and its members engender all around the world. Our global reach has grown significantly during this past year; we have a number of joint and ongoing efforts with the European Hematology Association (EHA), and we have extended our renowned Highlights of ASH
- Reaching OutJuly 01, 2010 | July-August 2010, Volume 7, Issue 4
In its continuing efforts to understand and utilize state-of-the-art information in hematology for clinical benefit and to educate its members and the public, ASH has reached out to, and interacted with, other clinical and scientific societies within and outside the United States. I have the pleasure of briefly updating you on two recent meetings ASH was involved in.
- Scholarships and Awards Ensure the Future of HematologyMay 01, 2010 | May-June 2010, Volume 7, Issue 3
To some of our members, ASH is simply known as the organization that sponsors the annual meeting in December and publishes
- A Case for Historical MemoryMarch 01, 2010 | March-April 2010, Volume 7, Issue 2
As a field, we look for causes and effects that initiate disease and disease progression, as well as the means to treat and cure malignant and non-malignant blood disorders.
- ASH and Translational ResearchJanuary 01, 2010 | January-February 2010, Volume 7, Issue 1
It is an honor to address you in this forum as the 2010 president of ASH, with direct thanks to Nancy Berliner, MD, for the outstanding job she did as the 2009 president of ASH.
- Cord Blood Transplantation: A Mini Review Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the First Cord Blood TransplantJanuary 01, 2009 | January-February 2009, Volume 6, Issue 1
An international conference on cord blood (CB) cells, organized by Eliane Gluckman, MD, was held October 16-19, 2008, in Mandelieu, France, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first CB transplant and 10th anniversary of NETCORD.