HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
New studies on bone marrow failure diseases presented at scientific symposium Oct. 18-19

The latest advances in aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and other bone marrow failure diseases will be presented at the Bone Marrow Failure Scientific Symposium Oct. 18-19 in Washington, DC. This is the first international meeting covering all bone marrow diseases--life-threatening conditions for which, in most cases, the cause is unknown.

New research on stem cell transplantation, immunosuppressive treatments, drug therapies and alternative approaches will be presented by the world's leading physicians on bone marrow failure diseases.

The symposium is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, including the Office of Rare Diseases, the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and the National Cancer Institute; and organized by Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, Inc. (AA&MDSIF). Co-chairs are Jaroslaw Maciejewski, MD, PhD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Taussig Cancer Center and Neal S. Young, MD, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

More information on the symposium is at AA&MDSIF's web site: http://www.aamds.org

What:
Bone Marrow Failure Scientific Symposium

Who:
--National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
--National Cancer Institute
--Office of Rare Diseases
--Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, Inc.

When:
Oct. 18-19, 2005

Where:
L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L'Enfant Plaza, Washington, DC
Press must register for the symposium. Accredited journalists receive complimentary registration.
To register contact: Brian Ruberry, 301-948-1709, br@allhealthpr.com.


'"/>

Contact: Brian Ruberry
br@allhealthpr.com
301-948-1709
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation
30-Sep-2005


Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. New studies on goats milk show it is more beneficial to health than cows milk
2. Berkeley Lab Life Sciences division awarded NIH grants for fruit fly, nematode studies
3. Obtaining valid consent for doing large genetic studies in developing countries
4. Short-term studies suggest that whole grain oats may reduce risk factors for coronary heart disease
5. New studies link the environment to Parkinsons disease
6. Ewwwww! UCLA anthropologist studies evolutions disgusting side
7. Genetic studies endow mice with new color vision
8. Epigenetic studies will provide a better understanding of disease
9. New mathematical model to add rigor to studies of disease genetics and evolution
10. Genes and groups of genes commonly shared between species, studies show
11. New bird, bat species revealed by extensive DNA barcode studies

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/10/2016)... 10, 2016   Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS ... (CBP) is testing its biometric identity solution at the ... to help identify certain non-U.S. citizens leaving the country. ... designed to help determine the efficiency and accuracy of using ... and will run until May 2016. --> ...
(Date:3/9/2016)... 9, 2016 Nigeria ... more than 23,000 public service employees either did not ... their salary unlawfully.    --> Nigeria ... that more than 23,000 public service employees either did ... receiving their salary unlawfully.    --> DERMALOG, ...
(Date:3/8/2016)... N.C. , March 8, 2016   ... sensor technology, today announced it has secured $11M ... by GII Tech, a new venture fund being ... with additional participation from existing investors TDF Ventures ... the funds to continue its triple-digit growth and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:4/29/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... April 30, 2016 , ... The MIT ... textile design, the bioLogic team explored how bacterial properties can be applied to fabric ... using Natto bacteria, which move in response to humidity change. The team harvested Natto ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Summit for Stem Cell has received ... of a patient-specific stem cell therapy for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The Summit ... Loring at The Scripps Research Institute in San Diego, CA. , The ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... Connecticut Innovations ... companies, today announced the launch of VentureClash , a $5 million global ... , “VentureClash looks to attract the best early-stage companies here in Connecticut, around ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... 27, 2016 , ... Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) will be ... Business Conference and Expo. Shimadzu’s high-performance instruments enable laboratories to test cannabis products ... can stop by booth 1021 to learn how Shimadzu’s instruments can help improve ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: