May 18, 1980

Originally posted to Usenet’s rec.aviation July 3, 1993, this was one of my very early Internet articles. Today is the 33rd anniversary of Mt. Saint Helens eruption. “Walla Walla Flight Watch, Luscombe two-niner-two-five-kilo.” “Luscombe two-five kilo, this is Walla Walla, go.” “Walla Walla, two-five-kilo. I’m approximately 40 miles northeast of Spokane and I’m looking at a […]

ASH Conference Post # 5 – How Novel Is Novel?

New Novel Drugs:

As everyone knows (?), the “novel” drugs used in treatment of myeloma are thalidomide, lenalidomide (Revlimid), and bortezomib (Velcade). This trio has revolutionized the treatment of myeloma in the recent few years, probably almost …

ASH Conference Post # 4

At the Conference of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), there is a huge room filled with rows and rows of poster boards, showing posters on both sides. Hundreds (thousands?) of posters, and they are changed every day to a new set of posters. E…

ASH Convention Post # 1

Flying into San Diego, you get a spectacular crystal-clear view of the city’s downtown and Balboa Park, not to mention San Diego Bay, just in the last minute as the plane is about to touch down. If the wind is from the west, that is, otherwise the pla…