Distinguished clinician-scientist John Byrd will provide expert commentary on important developments in hematological oncology
The editors and publisher of Oncology Times, the independent source for hematology/oncology news for the cancer care team, are pleased to announce the appointment of John C. Byrd, MD, as Clinical Advisory Editor. Oncology Times is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.
Dr. Byrd is D. Warren Brown Chair of Leukemia Research and Professor of Medicine, Medicinal Chemistry and Veterinary Biosciences and Director of the Division of Hematology at The Ohio State University, Columbus.
"It's a great pleasure to have a distinguished clinician-scientist like John Byrd join our team to provide expert commentary on important developments in hematological oncology," said Oncology Times Editorial Board Chair Robert C. Young, MD.
Dr. Byrd provides an insightful view from the leading edge of translational oncology research, informed by his perspectives as a clinician and educator. His research work has led to the identification of several therapeutic agents active in chronic lymphocytic leukemia and related leukemias and lymphomas, including ibrutinib, idelalisib, dinaciclib, flavopiridol, otlertuzumab, MOR208, and rituximab.
In addition to his busy research schedule, Dr. Byrd maintains an active role in providing clinical care for patients.
He is a member of the American Society of Hematology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology (formerly CALGB), and American Society of Clinical Investigation.
Dr. Byrd's publication experience includes serving as an Associate Editor for Blood and on the editorial boards of several other journals. He has authored or co-authored more than 330 peer-reviewed publications and over 20 book chapters related to leukemia.
Through his contributions as Clinical Advisory Editor, Dr. Byrd will help to ensure that Oncology Times continues to support cancer care team members in fulfilling their most important role—providing excellent patient care. Oncology Times Editor Serena Stockwell added, "We are delighted to have Dr. Byrd as part of our editorial team, and to have the benefit of his expertise, advice, and perspective."
About Oncology Times
Oncology Times, the independent source for hematology/oncology news for the cancer care team, reports on breaking clinical news as well as the professional, political, reimbursement, and practice-management issues that affect those treating cancer patients. Published for 36 years, OT appears twice a month in print—mailed to approximately 41,000 readers—and on the iPad, with daily updates online. The award-winning publication features targeted news for today's busy cancer care professionals along with provocative editorials and enlightening analysis and commentary.
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