Dr. Jean Sanders' profound impact on the science of pediatric transplantation will be celebrated June 29 at a symposium and retirement reception: "Advances in Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy: The Influence of a Career."
The symposium will take place 1-5 p.m. in Pelton Auditorium. A reception will follow 5:30-9 p.m. in the Arnold Building atrium. Registration is required; please register by June 26. An online memory book is available for friends and colleagues to congratulate Sanders and share their experiences with her.
The Hutchinson Center's former pediatric stem-cell transplantation program director will retire at the end of the month after a four-decade career that built the nation's pediatric transplant program and saved thousands of young lives.
Sanders trained more than 90 specialists in her field and authored more than 300 scientific publications during her career. She also chaired multiple cooperative research group studies and served as adviser for many medical and scientific organizations including the Children's Oncology Group, the National Childhood Cancer Foundation, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the National Institutes of Health.
Symposium speakers and topics will be:
For questions or more information, contact Sarah Tribolet at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 667-6815.