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2024 George Stamatoyannopoulos Lecture: Vijay G Sankaran, MD, PhD

March 1, 2024
“Genetic Studies of Human Hematopoiesis”

The Division of Medical Genetics presents:

The 2024 George  Stamatoyannopoulos Lecture featuring Vijay G Sankaran, MD, PhD

“Genetic Studies of Human Hematopoiesis”

Vijay G. Sankaran, MD, PhD is the Lodish Family Chair in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at Boston Children’s Hospital, the Jan Ellen Paradise, MD Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, an Attending Physician in the Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and an Associate Member of the Broad Institute. Dr. Sankaran's lab seeks to understand the influence of human genetic variation on blood and immune cell production in health and disease. Their work has resulted in a number of therapies for blood diseases, including sickle cell disease, thalassemia, and Diamond-Blackfan anemia. Dr. Sankaran has received a number of awards for his work including the 2018 Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research, the 2019 Seldin-Smith Award for Pioneering Research from the American Society of Clinical Investigation, and the 2022 E. Mead Johnson Award from the Society for Pediatric Research. He is an elected member of the Association of American Physicians and the American Society of Clinical Investigation. 


The lecture will be held on Friday, March 1, 2024 from 3:30-5:30pm:

  • 3:30 – 4:30pm Lecture
  • 4:30 – 5:30pm Reception

Location: William H. Foege Hall, S-060 Auditorium (downstairs)

3720 15th Ave NE

Seattle, WA 98105


Please RSVP by Friday 2/16/2024: