‘Roids Are All the Rage in Hematology

Advertisement Angela Weyand, MD Twitter Hormones are used throughout the field of hematology, from using glucocorticoids to treat autoimmune cytopenias and leukemia, to prescribing oral contraceptives for women with heavy menstrual bleeding. In a consultative role,...

Waiting in the Tall Grass

Advertisement Danielle Hammond, MD Twitter Adoptive immunotherapy, including both allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (alloHSCT) and chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T) constructs, is one of the few modalities that can offer cure for several...

Brain Sense and Sensitivity: More or Less?

Advertisement Elna Saah, MD Twitter In Charles Dickens’ classic 1838 novel, Oliver Twist, a starving orphan boy living in the parish workhouse, unsatisfied by the meager portions provided by the master, says to him, “Please sir, I want some more.” He then bears the...

I Spy With My “Nano” Eye…

Advertisement Elna Saah, MD Twitter Producing red cells on a large scale for clinical use has been fraught with challenges, necessitating further elucidation of the processes. A further understanding of the ultrastructure of both the mature erythrocyte cytoskeleton...