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The inaugural iCMLf Goldman Prize is awarded to Professor RüdigerHehlmann Portraitfoto 2012 Hehlmann

February, 2014 - In addition to the Rowley Prize that the iCMLf awards annually to individuals that have made a major lifetime contribution to the understanding of the biology of CML, the iCMLf Directors have created a second prize. The recently launched Goldman Prize complements the Rowley Prize as a clinical equivalent by recognising lifetime contributions to the management of patients with CML. The new award has been created in memory of the late iCMLf chair to honour Professor Goldman´s commitment to clinical excellence in treating CML.

Tim Hughes becomes the new iCMLf chair – 

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Jorge Cortes to chair the annual "John Goldman Conference on CML"

February 2014 - Following the sudden death of Professor John Goldman the iCMLf Directors have nominated Professor Tim Hughes as the next chairman of the foundation. Dr Hughes is one of the co-founders of the Foundation and has helped to shape the iCMLf’s strategy and programs for the past five years as member of the Board of Directors.

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Dr Owen N. Witte

February 2014 - In 2014 the iCMLf Rowley Prize for persons who have made major contributions to understanding the biology of CML is awarded to Dr Owen Witte, a Distinguished Professor of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular genetics. Dr Witte is Director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. He currently holds the UCLA Presidential Chair in Developmental Immunology.

Janet Rowley – 1925–2013 

janetrowley-head-mod-smallFebruary 2014 - It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of Professor Janet Rowley. An inspiration and teacher to so many she will be greatly missed.

World CML Day on 9/22: Hematologists and patient organisations around the world raise awareness of CML

World CML Day 2013September 2013 - World CML Day on 22nd September raises public awareness about the needs of patients living with CML. Following the motto "all united, all unique", World CML Day reminds us that a close collaboration between scientists, clinicians and patient organisations is key to improving the outcomes for patients with CML around the world.