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Dr. Malcolm Brenner ISCT Past President named to National Academy of Medicine

Wednesday, November 2, 2016  
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Malcolm K. Brenner, MA, MB, BChir, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath, ISCT Past President (1999 - 2000), was elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine on October 17, 2016.

Established originally as the Institute of Medicine in 1970 by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine addresses critical issues in health, science, medicine, and related policy and inspires positive action across sectors in both national and international communities. The National Academy of Medicine works alongside the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering to provide independent, objective analysis and advice to the nation and conduct other activities to solve complex problems and inform public policy decisions. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. 

Dr. Brenner is the Fayez Sarofim Distinguished Service Professor, Founding Director of the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, and Professor, departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.

ISCT extends sincerest congratulations to Dr. Brenner on this honor! 

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