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Pediatric neurosurgeon Lissa Baird, MD, joins Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s

February 11, 2020
Dr. Baird specializes in the care of children with neurological disorders of the brain and spine, with specific expertise in brain and spinal cord tumors, cerebrovascular malformations, and skull base neurosurgery.

Hass-Kogan receives funding for new DIPG-specific research project from Defeat DIPG and ChadTough

January 29, 2020
Daphne Haas-Kogan, of Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, will receive a research grant totaling $600,000 over three years for “Dependence of DIPGs on DNA polymerase q for DNA repair defines a new therapeutic target.”

Stuart Orkin named 2020 King Faisal Prize Laureate in Medicine

January 08, 2020
Launched by the King Faisal Foundation (KFF) and granted for the first time in 1979, the King Faisal Prize (KFP) recognizes the outstanding works of individuals and institutions in five major categories: Service to Islam, Islamic Studies, Arabic Language and Literature, Medicine, and Science.

Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s faculty named 2020 Top Doctors

January 07, 2020
Boston magazine has named at least 25 faculty members of Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center to its annual "Top Doctors" guide.

Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Hojun Li named a 2020 Scholar Award Recipient by the American Society of Hematology

December 19, 2019
One of ASH’s most prestigious research award programs, the ASH Scholar Awards financially support fellows to junior faculty dedicated to careers in hematology research as they transition from training programs to careers as independent investigators.

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's launches first DIPG Brain Tumor Consortium

December 16, 2019
Earlier this month, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) researchers from several pediatric hospitals around the country gathered in Boston to share their innovative ideas.

Stuart Orkin and Daniel Bauer receive funding for sickle cell disease research from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

September 12, 2019
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation announced the six projects receiving approximately $5 million through the second Sickle Cell Disease/Advancing Cures grant competition.

“Stapled” antimicrobial peptides could combat antibiotic resistance

August 19, 2019
The peptides, folded into specific three-dimensional shapes using chemical “staples” for reinforcement, kill multidrug resistant bacteria but don’t harm red blood cells or other normal tissues.

Leonard Zon, MD, honored by the American Society of Hematology for Outstanding Mentorship

July 18, 2019
The ASH Mentor Award recognizes hematologists who have excelled in mentoring trainees and colleagues.

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's nation’s #1 pediatric cancer program

June 18, 2019
U.S. News & World Report has named Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center the nation’s #1 pediatric cancer program in its new 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.
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