“If you’re working under a constant state of emergency, you become stressed and less effective. I think of blood stem cells in the same way,” Pietras says.
Dr. Daniel Sherbenou, MD, PhD, a recently recruited faculty member in the Hematology Division, was honored with a Young Investigator Award from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN).
The morning of our first anniversary, I woke Stephanie up improvising the words to a song I'd just made up about bone marrow transplants. We then did the logical thing: recorded the song professionally.
It was a moment that suggested new beginnings, the promise of many days together for two people deeply in love. But this wedding held a different poignancy.