CTSI Director Bruce Blazar, MD, honored with award

The American Society of Hematology will honor Bruce R. Blazar, MD with the 2012 Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize for his significant advances in the field of bone marrow transplantation and adoptive immunotherapy.

The Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize, named for the late Ernest Beutler, MD, a past president of ASH and physician-scientist for more than 50 years, is a two-part lectureship that recognizes major translational advances related to a single topic. This award honors two individuals, one who has enabled advances in basic science and another for achievements in clinical science or translational research.

Dr. Blazar will present the lecture, "T-Cell Infusions: A New Tool for Transfusion Medicine That Has Come of Age," at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, December 10.