Urge your members of Congress to support continued medical research funding
The American Society of Hematology today announced the names of the 20 hematology trainees and early career faculty members selected to participate in the 2017 ASH Clinical Research Training Institute.
ASH President Kenneth C. Anderson, MD, applauded funding increases in a fiscal year 2018 spending bill approved yesterday by the United States House of Representatives Committee of Appropriations.
The American Society of Hematology today announced the names of 11 outstanding fellows selected to receive the 2017 ASH Research Training Award for Fellows, a year-long program that aims to encourage careers in academic hematology by providing protected research time during training.
The American Society of Hematology today announced the names of 18 medical students and 13 residents selected to receive the 2017 HONORS Award.
The American Society of Hematology announced the names of three resident physicians selected to take part in the 2017 ASH Minority Resident Hematology Award Program.
ASH President Kenneth C. Anderson, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, expressed the society's disappointment with the Senate's health care reform bill.
Representatives David McKinley (R-WV) and G. K. Butterfield (D-NC) have introduced the Patients’ Access to Treatment Act (H.R. 2999) in the House of Representatives. The legislation aims to remove the burden of excessive cost sharing for Americans who need high-cost, specialty-tier medications. ASH President Kenneth Anderson, MD offers the Society's support.
Researchers have developed a two-pronged approach to blood cancer treatment: 1) attacking cancer cells directly and/or 2) driving them from the nurturing bone marrow environment into the peripheral blood streams, where they are more vulnerable (for example, to chemotherapy).
This World Sickle Cell Day, ASH is working on several projects to conquer sickle cell disease (SCD) worldwide, including an effort to develop clinical practice guidelines on the management of SCD. These guidelines will be created with input from physicians and patients to address the unique needs of this underserved patient population.
The American Society of Hematology today announced the names of 22 medical students selected to take part in the 2017 Minority Medical Student Award Program. This program encourages eligible underrepresented minority medical students to pursue careers in hematology by supporting them as they implement their own hematology-related research project in the lab of a research mentor.
Urge your members of Congress to support continued medical research funding.
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