(WASHINGTON) – The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is pleased to announce the five recipients of the 2011 ASH Research Training Award for Fellows, a grant that encourages junior researchers to pursue careers in academic hematology by supporting protected time to conduct research during their fellowship training.
“The availability of protected research time is critical to the growth and success of these extremely bright trainees, as well as to the advancement of our specialty,” said ASH President J. Evan Sadler, MD, PhD, of the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “ASH is committed to providing assistance for young trainees to conduct research that will hone their skills, build their expertise, and ultimately lead to significant scientific breakthroughs.”
The 2011 ASH Research Training Award for Fellows recipients are as follows:
- Dan Landau, MD, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Broad Institute
- Aaron Logan, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine
- Timothy Olson, MD, PhD, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
- Vikram Paralkar, MD, University of Pennsylvania
- Elie Traer, MD, PhD, Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute
This program provides grants of $50,000 for a one-year period to third- and fourth-year trainees.
To arrange an interview with an RTAF recipient, please contact Andrea Slesinski at 202-552-4927 or email@example.com.
The American Society of Hematology is the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders. Its mission is to further the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting blood, bone marrow, and the immunologic, hemostatic, and vascular systems by promoting research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology. The official journal of ASH is Blood, the most cited peer-reviewed publication in the field, which is available weekly in print and online.
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