The Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies at the University of Utah is sponsoring an inaugural Multiple Myeloma Symposium to be held September 10, 2016 at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. The symposium will provide an overview of the most recent developments in the field of myeloma therapy. The keynote speaker this year is Dr. Frits van Rhee from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Myeloma Institute. Dr. Frits van Rhee will discuss Novel Treatments in Multiple Myeloma.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Division of Hematology & Hematologic Malignancies
The scientific focus of our division is the study of blood and bone marrow in health and disease. Our physicians treat patients with blood cancer, such as leukemias and lymphomas; clotting disorders, such as hemophilia; and diseases of iron metabolism, such as hemochromatosis. Starting with Maxwell Wintrobe, one of the founding fathers of Hematology and the University of Utah Medical School, our division can look back at a long-standing tradition of excellence in research, clinical care and teaching.
Last year researchers from our division garnered more than $7,000,000 in grant income, presented their data at major conferences, and published their results in prime international journals. This would not be possible without the University of Utah’s outstanding collaborative environment and its strong scientific foundation.
Dr. Lewis Cantley, Professor of Cancer Biology in Medicine at the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at the Weill Cornell Medical College delivered the 2016 George E. Cartwright Memorial Endowed Lecture August 4, 2016. Dr. Cantley presented his research on the signaling pathway of the PI3K kinase and its role in oncogenesis. Dr. Cantley is a highly distinguished scientist and a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Congratulations to Dr. Chuck Parker for his selection by the American Society of Hematology to serve on the Awards Committee for the Society for a four year term. Dr. Parker will also Chair a session at the 2016 annual ASH meeting in the Educational Program. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine