Dr.

Edward J. Benz

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Hematologist; Geneticist; Educator; Hospital and medical research institution administrator
Area
Biological Sciences
Specialty
Medical Sciences
Member Since
2004
President and CEO. Academic hematologist whose demonstration that Cooley's Anemia is due to a deficiency of beta globin messenger RNA was the first verification that molecular biology could be applied to the study of human disease. Made contributions to the fields of cell disorders, gene regulation, and membrane biology.
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