Rüdiger Hehlmann, MD (left), Founder and Chair of the European LeukemiaNet, presents Richard T. Silver, MD, with the 2019 ELN Merit Award.
Richard T. Silver, MD, Professor of Medicine of the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology and Emeritus Director of the Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Center at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been awarded the 2019 European -LeukemiaNet (ELN) Merit Award in recognition of his contributions to the international integration of research in the field of leukemia. He received the award at the 16th ELN Symposium held in Mannheim, Germany, in February 2019. A charitable nonprofit organization, the ELN seeks to improve the care of patients with leukemia globally. ■