NEW YORK--Dr. David W. Golde has been appointed Physician-in-Chief of Memorial Hospital, Dr. Paul Marks, president of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, announced. Dr. Golde succeeds Joseph V. Simone, MD, who is to become clinical director for the Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City.
Dr. Golde was head of the Cancer Center's Division of Hematologic Oncology, Department of Medicine, as well as head of the Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Hematology at the Sloan-Kettering Institute. He is renowned for his contributions to the understanding of normal and leukemic blood cell growth. His demonstration that certain white blood cells produce colony-stimulating factors in humans laid the groundwork for the isolation of these factors.