Dr. Vaishali Sanchorawala did two grand round talks at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on May 26. Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds – “Advances in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of AL amyloidosis.” Cardiology Grand Rounds – “Amyloidosis – the changing landscape.”


Dr. George Murphy has been selected to receive an ASH Scholar Award beginning on July 1, 2011. Irene Roman, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Dominguez’ lab received a travel award to give an oral presentation entitled “CK2 is essential for heart morphogenesis in mouse development” at the Northeast Regional Meeting for the Society for Developmental […]


Meier-Ewert HK, Sanchorawala V, Berk JL, Ruberg FL. Cardiac Amyloidosis: Evolving Approach to Diagnosis and Management. Current Treatment Options Cardiovascular Medicine 2011; 13: 528-542. Sanchorawala V, Quillen K, Sloan JM, Andrea NT, Seldin DC. Bortezomib and high dose melphalan conditioning for stem cell transplantation for AL amyloidosis: a pilot study. Haematologica 2011 {Prepublished online on […]


Dr. Dominguez was awarded an AHA Grant in Aid for 3 years, $200,000 total, for a project entitled “Effect of CK2 Dysregulation on Heart Morphogenesis”. Dr. Seldin was awarded a one year grant from Link Medicine Corporation, titled “Evaluation of Link Medicine Corporation’s Compound in AL Amyloidosis” in the amount of $44,000. Dr. Zhong was […]

September 2009

Kevan L. Hartshorn, MD received two subcontract grants with Principal Investigator, Barbara Seaton, PhD, of Boston University, entitled “Collectins and Innate Defense against Inhaled Pathogens” and “Structural Basis of Antiviral Activity of Collectins,” both of which have been funded by the NIH. George Murphy, PhD received a subcontract grant with Principal Investigator, Darrell N. Kotton, […]

July 2009

Omar Eton, M.D. has been appointed attending medical oncologist at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Associate Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). Dr. Eton attended New York University School of Medicine and completed an internal medicine residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. He […]