David Scadden, MD, ’75, H’08, a Bucknell University alumnus, will receive the 2016 E. Donnall Thomas Lecture and Prize from the American Society of Hematology (ASH). Dr. Scadden, a professor of medicine and chair of the department of stem cells and regenerative biology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University Medical School, is receiving the award for his work on bone marrow.
The lectureship and prize recognizes pioneering research achievement in hematology, the branch of medicine related to blood, that represents a paradigm shift or significant discovery in the field.
Dr. Scadden holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Bucknell and holds his medical degree from Case Western Reserve. He received an honorary doctorate of science from Bucknell in 2008 and was also honored with the Bucknell Alumni Association’s Achievement in a Chosen Profession Award in 2010.