A type of chronic leukemia can simmer for many years. Some patients may need treatment to manage this type of blood cancer — called myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) — while others may go through long periods of watchful waiting. But for a small percentage of patients, the slower paced disease can transform into an aggressive cancer, […]
Congratulations to the incoming 2023 Department of Medicine fellows!
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is one of nine U.S. academic institutions selected by the American Society of Hematology for the organization’s Hematology-Focused Fellowship Training Program (HFFTP) – an innovative initiative aimed at addressing the critical need to expand the number of hematologists. The society has invested $19 million to launch the new fellowship […]
The Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program at Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine will administer the ASH Hematology-Focused Fellowship Training Program (HFFTP), an initiative to address the critical need to expand the hematology workforce. ASH has invested $19 million to strengthen the next generation of hematologists by funding the creation of 10 new hematology-focused fellowship tracks […]
Stuart A. Kornfeld, MD, the David C. and Betty Farrell Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the 2022 Roscoe O. Brady Award for Innovation and Accomplishment from the WORLDSymposium (WORLD is an acronym for We’re Organizing Research on Lysosomal Diseases), a research conference dedicated to lysosomal […]
Elaine M. Majerus, MD, PhD, and Stephen T. Oh, MD, PhD, have been selected to co-lead the Division of Hematology in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
It is my pleasure to announce that Elaine M. Majerus, MD, PhD and Stephen T. Oh, MD, PhD, have been named co-Chiefs of the Division of Hematology in the Department of Medicine, effective December 1, 2021. Dr. Majerus will be responsible for the clinical operations, clinical research and clinical training aspects and Dr. Oh will be responsible for the basic and […]
Stuart Kornfeld is one of six people who received honorary degrees at Washington University’s commencement on May 20-21. He is best known for the study of how sugars attach to proteins and the roles these molecules play in how cells function. His work on the trafficking of proteins to lysosomes via the mannose-6-phosphate pathway led to […]