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    Moll Publishes Guidance For Unexplained Arterial Thromboembolism

    Stephan Moll, MD, professor of medicine in the division of hematology, has published the clinical educational article “How I Treat: Unexplained Arterial Thromboembolism” in Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology.  The article bridges hematology, vascular medicine, neurology, cardiology and general medicine, discussing existing knowledge about etiology and clinic … Continued

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    Monroe Receives NIH Award To Help Guide Development of New Therapeutics For Bleeding

    Dougald Monroe, PhD, professor medicine in the division of hematology and member of the UNC Blood Research Center, has received an NIH NHLBI award. The R01HL151984 grant “An integrated computational and experimental approach to understanding the hemostatic response during treatment of bleeding” was awarded four years of funding and will enable researchers to create better mathema … Continued

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    Tschernia, Voorhees Receive Fellowship Grants From AACR

    Two faculty physicians from the division of oncology are in the newest class of American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) grant recipients. Nicholas Tschernia, MD, has received the 2020 AACR-AstraZeneca Clinical Immuno-oncology Research Training Fellowship. Timothy J. Voorhees, MD, has received the 2020 AACR-AstraZeneca Lymphoma Research Fellowship for “Pilot study of anti- … Continued

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    Mackman, Key Receive Emerging Challenges Grant to Combat COVID-19

    The UNC School of Medicine and NC TraCS have awarded pilot funding to three teams for the 2020 Emerging Challenges in Biomedical Research Awards in a call highlighting research to address the COVID-19 pandemic. From the department of medicine, Nigel Mackman, PhD, FAHA, John C. Parker Distinguished Professor of Medicine and associate director for basic science for the UNC Blood Re … Continued

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    Muss Receives ASCO’s Allen S. Lichter Visionary Leader Award For Improving Cancer Care in Older Adults

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology honored Hyman B. Muss, MD, FASCO, the Mary Jones Hudson Distinguished Professor of Geriatric Oncology at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, with the 2020 Allen S. Lichter Visionary Leader Award for his career-long dedication to improving the care of older patients with cancer.

  • New OGHE Global Health Scholars

    The Office of Global Health Education recently announced the 4th cohort of Global Health Scholars, and two are from the department of medicine. The competitive, two-year, multi-disciplinary program provides funding to support the career and leadership development of residents and fellows with a strong interest in global health. Jennifer Morgan, MD, is a first year fellow in the U … Continued

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    Key Featured in ASH Clinical News About Coagulation Dysregulation

    Nigel Key, MBChB, FRCP, the Harold R. Roberts Distinguished Professor in the division of hematology and director of the UNC Blood Research Center was featured in  American Society of Hematology Clinical News discussing recommendations for hospitalized patients with COVID-19. “The published studies so far suggest that the more profound the COVID-19 infection, the more likely that … Continued

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    Wood Leads National COVID Registry for Hematologic Malignancy

    William Wood, MD, associate professor of medicine in the division of hematology, is leading the development of a national COVID registry for Hematologic Malignancy. “The intent of the registry is to make data publicly available for health care providers through visualizations and reports, updated regularly,” said Wood, who serves as chair of the American Society of Hematology Res … Continued

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    Moll Discusses Blood Thinner Treatment and Survival in Sickest Covid-19 Patients

    Stephan Moll, MD, professor of medicine in the division of hematology, is quoted in a new Physicians Weekly article that recognizes anticoagulents in patients hospitalized with COVID “appeared to improve hospital survival times both in and out of the ICU, in an analysis of outcomes among more than 2,700 cases treated within the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City.” Moll ac … Continued

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    UNC Blood Research Center’s Robert Lee Receives Early Career Investigator Award

    Robert H. Lee, PhD, a member of the UNC Blood Research Center and assistant professor in the department of biochemistry and biophysics, has received the American Heart Association’s Kenneth M. Brinkhous Early Career Investigator Award for “Evaluating the Impact of Thrombocytopenia and Platelet Transfusion on Bleeding and Thrombosis in the Setting of Anti-Platelet Therapy.” The st … Continued