Leukemia Program Physicians Speak at ASH Annual Meeting

Two Leukemia Program physicians, Dr. Gail Roboz and Dr. Karen Carlson were asked to speak at the 2011 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in San Diego.

Leukemia Program Director, Dr. Gail Roboz, gave a presentation titled, “Novel Approaches to the Treatment of AML” during the “Acute Myeloid Leukemia in the Age of Genomics” session.  Dr. Roboz also contributed to the 2011 Hematology Education Program Book.

Dr. Karen Carlson gave an oral presentation during the session, “Hematopoiesis and Stem Cells- Microenvironment, Cell Adhesion and Stromal Stem Cells: Regulators of the Stem Cell Niche,” and authored an abstract titled “Laminin is Necessary for Maintenance of the Vascular Hematopoietic Niche.”

ASH is the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatments of blood disorders.  For information about ASH, click here.