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2014 Bone Marrow Failure Disease Symposium

Thursday, September 18

8:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Prentice Women's Hospital
250 E Superior St
Conference Room L
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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.


Conference Chair

Dr Stein
Brady Stein, MD
Lurie Cancer Center
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University



Agenda

8:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks

Brady Stein, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor, Hematology/Oncology
Chair

8:45 a.m. Myeldysplastic Syndromes

Olga Frankfurt, MD
Associate Professor, Hematology/Oncology

9:30 a.m. Myelofibrosis

Brady Stein, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor, Hematology/Oncology
Chair

10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinura

Carlos DeCastro, MD
Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine

11:00 a.m. Aplastic Anemia

Ramon Tiu, MD
Assistant Professor of Molecular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. Diagnostic Challenges of Bone Marrow Failure: What Do Pathologists Need to Tell Clinicians?

Loann Peterson, MD
Professor of Pathology

* agenda subject to change. All speakers are Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine factulty unless otherwise noted.

 

Pricing

Includes continental breakfast, break, and lunch:

Northwestern Affiliate: (Complimentary)
Healthcare Professional: $25
Industry Representative: $225

Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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

Accreditation Statement

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.

Support Statement

This educational activity is supported by unrestricted educational grants from Celgene Corporation and Incyte.

Parking

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.

Additional Information

For additional information, please contact Megan Cahill, Manager of Education Programs, or call 312.695.1391.



Sponsored by
Feinberg School of Medicine

Aplastic Anemia & MDS International  Foundation