EHA SCIENTIFIC WORKING GROUP  

ERIC is pleased to announce that the Scientific Working Group (SWG) ERIC has been granted the official status of EHA Scientific Working Group for a period of 3 years (2018 – 2020).

CALL FOR LOIs – 2018/2019 Hairy Cell Leukemia Fellowship Awards

Letters of Intent for the 2018/2019 Hairy Cell Leukemia Fellowship Awards are now being accepted

LOIs will be accepted through January 19, 2018.

The Fellowships are a collaboration of the Sass Foundation for Medical Research (SFMR) and the Hairy Cell Leukemia Foundation (HCLF) to fund effective research into the pathogenesis and treatment of hairy cell leukemia and to encourage investigators to pursue careers in the field of hairy cell leukemia research.

Fellowships are awarded for up to $75,000 per year for three (3) years

Eligibility and Guidelines

*   Fellowship awards are aimed at investigators who wish to pursue a career involving clinical or
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fundamental research in hairy cell leukemia or related leukemia research fields under an experienced research sponsor’s mentorship.

*   The investigator should be engaged in academic medicine as an exceptional senior post-doctoral fellow (in the 3rd or 4th year of fellowship) or as a junior member of the faculty (within 3 years of completing a post-doctoral fellowship).

The full eligibility guidelines and application instructions are described in the attachment. Please click here to download it.

RECURRENT MUTATIONS REFINE PROGNOSIS IN CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA

We are pleased to inform you that “Recurrent mutations refine prognosis in chronic lymphocytic leukemia” was recently announced as one of Leukemia’s most highly cited papers from 2015.

Recurrent mutations refine prognosis in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. 2015 Feb;29(2):329-36. doi: 10.1038/leu.2014.196. Epub 2014 Jun 19.

Baliakas P, Hadzidimitriou A, Sutton LA, Rossi D, Minga E, Villamor N, Larrayoz M, Kminkova J, Agathangelidis A, Davis Z, Tausch E, Stalika E, Kantorova B, Mansouri L, Scarfò L, Cortese D, Navrkalova V, Rose-Zerilli MJ, Smedby KE, Juliusson G, Anagnostopoulos A, Makris AM, Navarro A, Delgado J, Oscier D, Belessi C, Stilgenbauer S, Ghia P, Pospisilova S, Gaidano G, Campo E, Strefford JC, Stamatopoulos K, Rosenquist R; European Research Initiative on CLL (ERIC).