THE AMERICAN SOCIETY of Hematology (ASH) will honor Alan D. D’Andrea, MD, of Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Neal S. Young, MD, of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health, with the 2018 Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize for their research contributions to the study of inherited and acquired bone marrow failure syndromes. The Ernest Beutler Lecture, named for the late Ernest Beutler, MD, past President of ASH and physician-scientist for more than 50 years, is a two-part lectureship that recognizes major translational advances related to a single topic.
Alan D. D’Andrea, MD
Neal S. Young, MD
Drs. D’Andrea and Young will present their lecture, “Bone Marrow Failure,” during the 2018 ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Diego this December. Dr. D’Andrea will spotlight his basic research in Fanconi anemia, and Dr. Young will focus on clinical and translation studies of acquired aplastic anemia.
“Drs. D’Andrea and Young have given us a deeper understanding of bone marrow failure disorders, and their basic science and translational contributions provide an inspiring example of the bench-to-bedside progress that characterized Dr. Beutler’s own work and career,” said ASH President Alexis Thompson, MD, MPH, of the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. ■