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VOLUME 05 | NUMBER 01 | JANUARY 2019 Around the Network IN THIS ISSUE pulling back the curtain Ify Osunkwo, MD, MPH Dr. Osunkwo talks about her childhood in the Bronx and Nigeria, growing up with four sisters, and the friendship that persuaded her to specialize in sickle cell disease. 11 clinical news 20  Duvelisib Versus Ofatumumab in CLL/SLL Welcome to the Digital World 22 A Restrictive Transfusion Therapy Proves Safe for Cardiac Surgery Patients 23  Late-Breaking Research from the 2018 ASH Annual Meeting AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HEMATOLOGY (ASH) HEADQUARTERS 2021 L Street NW, Suite 900 Washington, DC 20036 Tel: 202-776-0544 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS Vice-Chair for Clinical Research Director, Leukemia Program Cleveland Clinic, Taussig Cancer Institute Cleveland, OH ASSOCIATE EDITORS Beth Faiman, CNP, PhD Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH Alice Ma, MD University of North Carolina School of Medicine Chapel Hill, NC David Steensma, MD Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA Everyone and his or her doctor is on social media – now what? Clinicians and investigators spoke about how hematologists are using social media, and how it affects their practice and patient relationships. Keith Stewart, MBChB, MBA Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, AZ 32 PUBLISHER American Medical Communications (AMC) ASHCLINICALNEWS.ORG The 60th ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition featured a jam-packed scientific and education program. Since the average person likely couldn’t attend everything on his or her agenda, ASH Clinical News reported on the practice-changing science and late-breaking research presented during the meeting. Check out our On Location section on page 23 for highlights from the meeting, and visit on-location for our complete coverage, including exclusive content available only online. @ASHCLINICALNEWS You can also hear from the presenters and experts we spoke with at the meeting by visiting Search #ASH18 to catch up on what you missed at the annual meeting and make sure to fol- low us at @ASHClinicalNews. 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About the American Society of Hematology The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatments of blood disorders. The mission of the Society is to further the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, and the immunologic, hemostatic and vascular systems, by promoting research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology. ASH Clinical News (ISSN 2375-8120) is published monthly by American Medical Communications, 630 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, Manalapan, NJ 07726. Periodicals postage paid at Freehold, NJ and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to American Medical Communications, 630 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, Manalapan, NJ 07726. ©Copyright, 2019. 4 ASH Clinical News Visit us at Follow us on Twitter @ASHClinicalNews ©2019 by the American Society of Hematology. 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