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Foundation provides awards to physician–scientists

July 30, 2016

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation presented Clinical Scientist Development Awards to 17 junior physician–scientists.

The recipients are between 1 and 5 years into their first faculty appointments. The awards — which consist of $495,000 per year for 3 years — are designed to support recipients’ transition into independent clinical research careers.

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One hour of physical activity offsets increased risk of death from sitting

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Edoxaban noninferior to warfarin for cancer, VTE

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Optimizing the Use of Targeted Therapy in Advanced Melanoma: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

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VIDEO: Charles G. Mullighan, MBBS (Hons), MSc, MD, reviews treatment options, potential of tyrosine kinase inhibitors in ALL

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Updates from Vienna 2015 – Highlights in Hematologic Malignancies

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

The management of patients with hematologic malignancies—from diagnosis to treatment decisions—can represent a…
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