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The 2016 iCMLf Goldman Prize is awarded to Professor Hagop KantarjianHagop Kantarjian

March 2016 - The iCMLf awards the 2016 Goldman Prize to Professor Hagop Kantarjian in recognition of his groundbreaking discoveries, including new targeted-therapies that improved prognosis and survival in patients with CML. The annual Goldman Prize awarded in honour of Professor John Goldman, acknowledges outstanding lifetime contributions to the management of patients with CML.

As a clinical-translational researcher, Professor Kantarjian has contributed to significant improvements in the treatment of various leukemias, including the development and testing of first- and second-generation tyrosine kinase inhibitors. He was a key investigator in clinical trials that led to the approval of imatinib as a treatment for CML. “I try to identify leads in the leukemia laboratory research that can be translated into clinical investigations that advance the care and cure in leukemias”, he explains about his approach.

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iCMLf Forum 2015: Webstreams now available

March 2016 - Webstreams of the presentations from the iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Regions 2015 are now available to view. Presenters give the local perspectives on each topic followed by discussion with the audience and iCMLf experts.

Forum 2015 Speakers red

View the practicalities of:

  1. Managing children with CML 
    Professor Deepak Bansal (India) and Professor Meinolf Suttorp (Germany)
  2. Practicalities treating CML with generic therapies 
    Dr Carolina Pavlovsky (Argentina) and Professor Jeff Lipton (Canada)
  3. Challenges with long term CML therapy
    Professor Qian Jiang (China) and Professor Michael Mauro (USA)

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November 2015 issue of the iCMLf Newsletter
- now availableCover iCMLf Newsletter Nov 2015 Kopie 

Download the pdf file here
December 2015 - Contents overview:

  • Report from the 17th Annual John Goldman Conference on CML in Estoril
  • 2015 Diagnosis & Testing grants - building capacity for CML diagnostics
  • iCMLf Prizes - featuring keynote presentations from the 2015 winners
  • John Goldman Fun Run - supporting young physicians through the John Goldman Fund
  • Upcoming important scientific meeting

Applications for the 2016 iCMLf Clinical Preceptorship Program extended until December 25, 2015Dr Duru with Professor Snyder at the City of Hope Kopie

December 2015 - In 2016 the iCMLf continues to offer the unique opportunity for up to 30 hematologists from emerging economic regions to undertake a 3-4 week preceptorship at a global CML centre of excellence under the leadership of some of the world’s most experienced hematologists. The applications for the 2016 program are now open. 

Exptended deadline for applications: December 25, 2015. 
To apply please email to Melissa@cml-foundation.org

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Winners of the 2015 Diagnosis & Testing grantsFirstTest

November 2015 - Building on the success of the program in previous years, again in 2015 the iCMLf offers seed funding to hematology institutions in emerging economic regions to build local capacity for CML testing. From the applications this year the iCMLf Directors have selected 10 projects for seed funding to build CML capacity in the emerging regions. Countries include; Bolivia, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Macedonia, Niger and Nigeria.

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iCMLf Forum during ASH on December 4, 2015:2015 iCMLf Forum invitation Kopie

Case discussions on CML management for physicians from
Emerging Economic Regions

October 2015 - You are invited to attend the 2015 iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Regions that will take place on Friday 4th December 2015 from 13.00-15.00 in the Hilton Orlando (USA).

During this special event, speakers from Argentina, China and India will showcase their experiences, challenges and successes with CML management in their regions followed by discussions with CML experts and the audience. 

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