Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Alok Khorana To Head ISTH Subcommittee

Pittsford N.Y. resident Alok Khorana, M.D., vice chief of the Hematology/Oncology division at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, has been appointed chairman of the Hemostasis and Malignancy Subcommittee of the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH). 
The appointment signifies Khorana’s growing reputation as a global authority on thrombosis and other blood disorders.
In his new leadership role, Khorana will be responsible for the Subcommittee's 2013 program of work, primarily the 2013 Scientific Subcommittee Meeting, which will take place in conjunction with the 24th ISTH Congress in June in Amsterdam. Khorana is tasked with proposing educational topics and speakers for the session.
Khorana, who is also an associate professor of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine, has been at the Cancer Center since coming to the University of Rochester Medical Center as a fellow in Hematology/Oncology in 1999.

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