Thursday, September 188:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Prentice Women's Hospital
250 E Superior St
Conference Room L
On Thursday, September 18, 2014, the Lurie Cancer Center, Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine will host the 2014 Bone Marrow Failure Disease Symposium. This symposium will provide updates on the most recent research related to the biology and clinical management of bone marrow failure diseases, including myelodysplastic syndromes, aplastic anemia, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, and myeloproliferative neoplasms.
Brady Stein, MD
Lurie Cancer Center
Feinberg School of Medicine
|8:00 a.m.||Registration & Continental Breakfast|
|8:30 a.m.||Welcome & Opening Remarks|
Brady Stein, MD, MHS
|8:45 a.m.||Myeldysplastic Syndromes|
Olga Frankfurt, MD
Brady Stein, MD, MHS
|10:15 a.m.||Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinura|
Carlos DeCastro, MD
|11:00 a.m.||Aplastic Anemia|
Ramon Tiu, MD
|12:00 p.m.||Diagnostic Challenges of Bone Marrow Failure: What Do Pathologists Need to Tell Clinicians?|
Loann Peterson, MD
Includes continental breakfast, break, and lunch:
Hematologists, Medical Oncologists, Pathologists, Internists, Residents/Fellows/Medical Students, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals who treat patients with bone marrow failure diseases.
- Provide accurate differential diagnosis of bone marrow failure diseases, including myelodysplastic syndromes, aplastic anemia, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, and myeloproliferative neoplasms
- Critically appraise recent advances in research on the genetic characteristics of bone marrow failure diseases
- Summarize recent progress in understanding the pathogenesis of myeloid malignancies and bone marrow failure diseases
- Describe safety and efficacy data for currently available therapies for bone marrow failure diseases
- Identify current therapeutic standards, as well as new and emerging therapies used in hematopoietic cell transplantation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation. The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This educational activity is supported by unrestricted educational grants from Celgene Corporation and Incyte.
Daily discounted parking is available at the 321 E. Erie Self-Park Garage (corner of Erie St. & Fairbanks Ct). The early-bird flat rate is $16 if you arrive between 5 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. and depart by 7:30 p.m. Discounted parking is not available at any other garage.
For additional information, please contact Megan Cahill, Manager of Education Programs, or call 312.695.1391.