EHA-SWG Scientific Meeting on Granulocytes and Constitutional Marrow Failure Disorders & Leukemia Predisposing Genes
Dates: October 10-12, 2019
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Chair: C Dufour
Co-chairs: C Mecucci, H Papadaki, K de Keersmaecker
EHA Scientific Working Group on Granulocytes and Constitutional Marrow Failure Disorders
Registration for this meeting is now open Register here
The second edition of this EHA-SWG Meeting on state-of-the-art of constitutional marrow failures will cover the novel aspects in chronic neutropenia. Recent developments in the pathogenesis of “classical CMFS” like ribosome and telomere disorders and Fanconi anemia will be presented. The novel area of "Leukemia Predisposition Genes" will be dealt with by providing tools on how to identify and manage patients carrying these features. Round tables will focus on the correct timing and indications of stem cell transplantation in congenital neutropenias and in CMFS and on the role of precision medicine in these diseases.
Below you can find key information and links to important details regarding registration and accommodation. There is also a wide array of sponsorship opportunities available for pharmaceutical companies.
Hematologists, both in training (medical students) and trainees (junior doctors), doctors and scientists involved in the area of granulocyte and constitutional marrow failure diseases.
The scientific program will cover:
- novel aspects in chronic neutropenia,
- recent developments in the pathogenesis of “classical CMFS” like ribosome and telomere disorders and Fanconi Anemia,
- leukemia predisposition genes, and
- stem cell transplantation in congenital neutropenias and in CMFS and on the role of precision medicine.
Contributions tailored to the specific disease area from representatives of patients' associations, pharma and regulatory institutions will also be included. Finally, new experimental treatments for these rare diseases will be presented and discussed. The topics will be covered by worldwide renowned experts and top-ranking speakers from Europe and US. In addition two slots for selected presentations by juniors on illustrative and rare clinical cases or peculiar topics are also foreseen.
The full program can be found here.
After attending this EHA-SWG Scientific Meeting, you should be able to:
- describe the latest updates about the pathogenesis of Granulocyte and CMFD,
- identify and appropriately manage these patients, and have learned about the new available treatments.
Abstract submission has officially opened. Participants can submit a case for inclusion in the program, which will be presented in the form of an oral presentation in various time-slots.
For more information and to submit your abstract Click here
The meeting will be held at the Hotel Occidental Praha:
Na Strži 32, 140 00 Praha 4
Online registration is open. Benefit from the reduced early registration fee by registering before September 1, 2019; 23:59 CET.
Visit this page for more information and to register.
EBAH CME Accreditation
Continuing Medical Education (CME) is widely accepted as a means to encourage individual practitioners to maintain and develop professional knowledge and skills keeping up-to-date with latest developments within the field. The meeting will be accredited by the EBAH system. Participants of this meeting are eligible to receive one Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit point for every hour of accredited activity from the EBAH system.