Director of Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplantation Program at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Receives Honor for Lifetime of Work

Community Blood Services Bestows Humanitarian Award upon Dr. Arnold Rubin at Annual Gala
September 18, 2009

New Brunswick, N.J. – Arnold D. Rubin, MD, director of the Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplantation Program at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) and professor of medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, will be recognized next month by the Community Blood Services Foundation at its Fourth Annual Trustees’ Gala.  CINJ is a Center of Excellence of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

The Woodcliff Lake resident will be presented with the Humanitarian Award at the October 8th event in Mahwah for his varied work on treatment and research in the area of hematologic malignancies.  Dr. Rubin, who has authored more than 50 articles and written over 30 abstracts and other publications, has expertise and research interests in the areas of bone marrow transplants, leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and radioimmunotherapy.

Rubin is a Chairman Emeritus of the Community Blood Services Board of Trustees and serves on its Cord Blood Scientific/Medical Advisory panel, providing expertise on stem cell biology and transplantation medicine.

Founded in 1953, Community Blood Services is a not-for-profit organization that supplies blood and blood products to more than 30 hospitals in the New Jersey and New York region, including CINJ’s flagship facility Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, which serves CINJ patients.


About The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is the state’s first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, and is dedicated to improving the prevention, detection, treatment and care of patients with cancer. CINJ’s physician-scientists engage in translational research, transforming their laboratory discoveries into clinical practice, quite literally bringing research to life. The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is a center of excellence of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. To support CINJ, please call the Cancer Institute of New Jersey Foundation at 1-888-333-CINJ.

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Network is comprised of hospitals throughout the state and provides a mechanism to rapidly disseminate important discoveries into the community. Flagship Hospital: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Major Clinical Research Affiliate Hospitals: Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Memorial Hospital, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Overlook Hospital, and Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Affiliate Hospitals: Bayshore Community Hospital, CentraState Healthcare System, Cooper University Hospital*, JFK Medical Center, Mountainside Hospital, Raritan Bay Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton (CINJ at Hamilton), Saint Peter’s University Hospital, Somerset Medical Center, Southern Ocean County Hospital, The University Hospital/UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School*, and University Medical Center at Princeton. *Academic Affiliate



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