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Editorial introductions

Current Opinion in Hematology: November 2005 - Volume 12 - Issue 6 - p i
Editorial introductions
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Current Opinion in Hematology was launched in 1994. It is one of a successful series of review journals whose unique format is designed to provide a systematic and critical assessment of the literature as presented in the many primary journals. The field of hematology is divided into nine sections that are reviewed once a year. Each section is assigned a Section Editor, a leading authority in the area, who identifies the most important topics at that time. Here we are pleased to introduce the Journal's Section Editors for this issue.

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Section Editors

Nelson J Chao, MD, MBA

Dr Chao is Professor of Medicine and Immunology at Duke University. He is the Chief of the Division of Cellular Therapy in the Department of Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his medical degree from the Yale University. He obtained his residency training in Medicine at Stanford University, and his fellowship training in Medical Oncology at Stanford University.

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Dr Chao's research interests are in the area of stem cell transplantation, specifically in graft-versus-host disease and stem cell biology. He is currently the president of the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation.

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S Gerald Sandler, MD, FACP, FCAP

Dr Sandler is a graduate of Princeton University and New York University School of Medicine. He received post-graduate training at the NYU-Bellevue Medical Center and NIH. Dr Sandler is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pathology (Blood Banking). He has authored or co-authored 150 scientific publications and edited three books on transfusion medicine. In addition to his work with Current Opinion in Hematology, he is an Associate Editor of Transfusion, Section Editor (Thrombocytopenia) of Current Hematology Reports, and serves on the editorial board of Immunohematology (past Medical Editor). He is an Honorary Member of the International Society of Blood Transfusion and a member of the US Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability.

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