2019 Annual Meeting Program

Two-Hits to Catastrophic

Two-Hits to Catastrophic

In 1971, Alfred Knudson, MD, PhD, originally formulated the two-hit hypothesis, which states that most genes require two...

A Disruptive Innovation?

A Disruptive Innovation?

“I just want to be a normal person, doctor,” Greg said, “but that’s not an option.” Greg, 58 years old, underwent...

Aging: Attack of the Clones

Aging: Attack of the Clones

“Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” — Betty Friedan (1921-2006) Blood cells originate...

Dazed and Con-Bruised?

In 1971, then-President Richard Nixon declared drug abuse to be “public enemy number one,” and The War on Drugs was born....

SCD Roundup

“No conclusions can be drawn from this case. Not even a definite diagnosis can be made,” James Herrick wrote in 1910 about...

Cutting Costs for CML Abroad

Cutting Costs for CML Abroad

“If you have to get cancer,” I once reassured a frightened patient, “CML [chronic myeloid leukemia] isn’t bad.” CML is...

I AM IRONMAN!

If you’re a nerd like... Scratch that...If you’re in Orlando this week, it’s either because you have a favorite blood cell...

Oh, How Far We’ve Come!

Since I was little, I’ve been surrounded by scientific intrigue. One of my first memories of the idea of moving genetic...

A Quantum Leap in Myeloma Therapy

More than a century ago, the brilliant physicist Max Planck investigated an obscure subject and sparked a revolution in...

Invisible Warriors

In the social media community of patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) and their advocates, the moniker of “sickle cell...

ASH RC Update

The ASH Research Collaborative (ASH RC) is a nonprofit organization established by ASH in 2018 to foster collaborative...

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