Edward A. Copelan

Levine Cancewr Institute, USA

Edward A. Copelan received a B.S. degree from Muhlenberg College (magna cum laude), Allentown, USA, and an M.D. degree from Tufts Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. He was trained on internal medicine at Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA, where he received the Award of Merit for Outstanding Performance during residency. He was a Fellow in hematology/oncology at Ohio State and in bone marrow transplantation at UCLA. He returned to Ohio State where he joined the faculty there. At Ohio State, he received the Dean’s Teaching Award, was promoted to Professor of Medicine, and served as the Head of the Departmental Promotions and Tenure Committee and the Director of The Bone Marrow Transplantation Program/Division for 14 years. He was subsequently the Director of the Acute Leukemia Program at the Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA. He is presently the Chairman of the Department of Hematologic Oncology and Blood Disorders, Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas Healthcare System, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at UNC, Chapel Hill, NC, USA. He has been a member of several NCI study sections and panels and served on the Executive Committee of The Center for International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry. His research interests include novel preparative regimens for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and novel techniques to eradicate leukemic stem cells. He is a Member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Center for International Bone Marrow Transplantation Research, and the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.

Biography Updated on 20 September 2014

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