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Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

April 7, 2016

Dr. Bart Scott receives Dr. Ali Al-Johani Award for excellence in clinical patient care; Dr. Beverly Torok-Storb appointed to NIDDK Advisory Council; and Dr. Beti Thompson to keynote at New Mexico Public Health Association conference.

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Study sheds new light on molecular pathways behind marrow disorders

How a single alteration in fundamental cellular machinery drives blood diseases and cancers

May 11, 2015 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers have now uncovered how a single mutation can trigger myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, a disorder akin to leukemia in which the bone marrow overproduces some blood cell precursors but can’t convert them to healthy blood cells.

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Dual diagnoses: Father and daughter share journey through cancer

Louisa Cryan had leukemia at the age of 12; a few years later, her dad faced his own cancer diagnosis

June 13, 2014 | By Linda Dahlstrom

One thing Sean Cryan could never have imagined is that not only would Louisa, his 12-year-old daughter, be diagnosed with cancer, but that just a few years later, Cryan would be told he had myelodysplastic syndrome, a malignant blood disease where the bone marrow doesn’t function normally.

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