While the Society is pleased with this announcement, we understand the shortage is still crucial at many sites through the entire country and urge the FDA to make sure that once supplies can be found, hematologists can have information on how to gain access to this therapy for their critically ill sufferers. ASH has been working hard to handle the shortage, including reporting shortages to the FDA and Congress and urging the FDA to take immediate action to identify other producers to meet demand, import materials from abroad, and establish an emergency supply once there’s a release so that supplies can be very easily accessed.Susan Band Horwitz, Ph.D., received the Medal of Honor in 2008 for Clinical Research.
ACP awarded $1,002,884 Cooperative Agreement to improve adult immunization rates in US The American University of Doctors was awarded a $1,002,884 Cooperative Agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Avoidance to improve immunization rates in the usa. The award allows ACP to broaden its seven-state evidence-based program to improve adult vaccination rates, that was funded by the CDC for 2013-15. Appropriate immunization of adults is definitely a core element of preventive health treatment, leading to improved public wellness, fewer deaths, less struggling, and lower health care costs, said Wayne J. Riley, MD, MACP, president, ACP.