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John C. Byrd, MD, Director of the Division of Hematology Honored


John C. Byrd, MD, director of the Division of Hematology at Ohio State and co-leader of the Leukemia Research Program at the OSUCCC – James, has been named associate editor of the journal Blood, which is the official publication of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and one of the premier publications in the field. “This is truly an honor and a reflection of the high esteem that Dr. Byrd has earned in our academic discipline,” says Michael Grever, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at Ohio State and co-leader of the Leukemia Research Program at the OSUCCC – James. “This well-deserved honor will reflect highly upon Ohio State and our comprehensive cancer center.” Byrd is a professor of Medicine, of Medicinal Chemistry and of Veterinary Biosciences at Ohio State, where he also holds the D. Warren Brown Designated Chair in Leukemia Research.