Marshall L. Summar, MD, Division Chief, Genetics and Metabolism, Center for Genetic Medicine Research (CGMR) at Children’s National Health System, has been appointed to the Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI)’s inaugural Advisory Panel on Rare Disease.
Naomi L. C. Luban, MD, Medical Director of the Office of Protection of Human Subjects, Director of the Edward J. Miller Blood Donor Center, and other key leadership positions at Children’s National Health System, has been named recipient of the prestigious American Red Cross’s Graham A. Jamieson Memorial Lectureship. She is the first woman honored in the sixteen years of the award’s history, which recognizes substantial contributions through research to the Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking fields.
The International Society of Cellular Therapy (ISCT) recently named Catherine M. Bollard, MBChB, MD, FRACP, FRCPA, incoming President-Elect. Dr. Bollard is the Director of the Program for Cell Enhancement and Technologies for Immunotherapy and co-director of the Immunology Initiative of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System and Professor of the Departments of Pediatrics and Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine at the George Washington University.