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Stuart H. Orkin

Stuart Orkin, MD

Stuart Orkin, MD, is a renowned stem cell biologist. Over the past decade, his research has focused on identifying critical nuclear regulators of hematopoiesis. Dr. Orkin's work on the molecular pathology of inherited blood disorders also greatly improved the diagnosis and treatment of these conditions.

Among numerous other accolades, he received one of ASH's highest honors, the William Dameshek Prize, in 1986. Currently, Dr. Orkin is the David G. Nathan Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School as well as an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.