ASH President Congratulates New National Cancer Institute Director
Oct 18, 2017
Norman “Ned” Sharpless, MD was sworn in today as the director of the National Cancer Institute. The NCI supports research and training initiatives to better understand, diagnose, treat, and cure cancers. A hematologist and ASH member, Dr. Sharpless takes over for Douglas Lowy, MD, who has led the Institute as acting director since 2015.