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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.
The Sixth Annual Hematology Review will take place Saturday, February 13th at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. This one-day conference provides an update on the treatment of malignant and benign hematologic diseases. The keynote speaker is Dr. Jerald Radich who is Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Radich specializes in the molecular genetics of leukemia and the detection of minimal residue disease. The additional speakers at the conference are faculty members of the Division of Hematology at the University of Utah. Registration is freely available at: email@example.com.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Dr. Ahmad Halwani has been selected as a University of Utah Vice President's Clinical and Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholar for the 2016-2017 year. This award supports junior faculty in the University of Utah Health Sciences who are committed to research careers. This is a competitive mentored program to provide leadership competencies and develop the essential research knowledge and practical skills to be an effective clinical or translational researcher. We congratulate Dr. Halwani on his selection as a VPCAT Scholar.... Read MoreInternal Medicine