Dr. Gail Roboz, an associate professor of medicine, was elected chair of the 2014 American Society of Hematology Leukemia Education Session, which will take place during the society’s annual meeting in December in San Francisco. The meeting allows attendees to review more than 3,000 scientific abstracts and access a community of more than 20,000 international hematology experts covering every subspecialty. The American Society of Hematology is the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatments of blood disorders.
On Saturday, May 17, Dr. Gail Roboz will speak at a free interactive conference in Philadelphia for patients and families living bone marrow failure diseases http://bit.ly/1jaCJan The conference is sponsored by the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation (AA&MDSIF). If you’re in the Philadelphia area from 8:30a to 5p please join Dr. Roboz and other leading experts in what promises to be an engaging discussion to help families of and people living with cancer. For more information and to register: http://bit.ly/1jjQOMK
Watch Dr. Gail Roboz’s appearance on Good Morning America with Robin Roberts, where she discusses bone marrow transplants for leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). She also mentions CRUSH!!MDS http://www.crushmds.org/, a comprehensive clinical database initiated by Dr Roboz, M.D. on behalf of the MDS Clinical Research Consortium. The segment with Dr. Roboz starts with 4 minutes left in the video, which can be seen via this link. Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC
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Dr. Gail Roboz was interviewed by People Magazine about bone marrow donation and transplant. To read the article click here.
An April 21, 2013 article in the New York Times describes the budding field of Precision Medicine. The article highlights Weill Cornell’s state-of-the-art Cancer Center and how Precision Medicine is being used to treat patients with Leukemia. To read the full article, click here.