New director to help establish UAB as the South’s leading center for treating leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and related diseases.
UAB faculty will give 25 presentations at ASCO scientific meeting; topics also include ovarian and breast cancers and AML, or acute myeloid leukemia.
Forero-Torres will be the first holder of a professorship position endowed by the O'Neal-Sokol Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.
Six UAB teams are finalists in the 2011-12 Alabama Launchpad class.
A drug long used for adults with sickle cell disease could change how the disease is managed in very young children.