ASH award recipient to study acute myeloid leukemia

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Alison Walker, MD has become the fourth candidate to be given the ASH-AMFDP Award, and she will begin research this summer into acute myeloid leukemia.

The ASH-AMFDP Award is a partnership between the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP) of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and is "designed to help increase the number of underrepresented minority scholars in the field of hematology."

The award offers the recipient four years of financial support, which includes an annual stipend of up to $75,000, along with an annual grant of $30,000 to support research.

By Ross Bonander

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