46th Annual MABB Spring Seminar Program

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR P.A.C.E. CREDITS BY THE ASCLS P.A.C.E.® PROGRAM.


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Time

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

8:00-8:30

Registration

8:30-8:40

Welcome & Announcements

8:40-9:40

Transfusion Medicine Keynote Speaker and Morten Grove-Rasmussen Award Recipient:

Edward L. Snyder, MD, FACP
 Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital  

Pathogen Reduced Blood Components – Where are we going – Are we there yet? 

9:40-10:15

Morning Break & Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

10:15-11:15

Melissa Cumming, MS
Massachusetts Department of Public Health 

Massachusetts Hemovigilance Update, 2018

Laurence Daheron, PhD
Harvard Stem Cell Institute iPS Core Facility

Approaches to Generate Clinical Grade iPS Lines

11:15-12:15

Bryan Spencer, PhD
American Red Cross

Simulating the Impact of Iron Depletion Mitigation Measures on Blood Donor Iron Status and Blood Availability

Lauren Gurschick, AGNP-BC, AOCN
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Developing a Program for Immune Effector Cell Therapies

12:15-1:00

Lunch – Attendees & Exhibitors in Exhibit Hall

1:00-2:00

Professional Issues Roundtable Discussion & Dessert in Exhibit Hall

2:00-2:30

Afternoon Break & Vendor Raffles in Exhibit Hall

2:30-3:30

John Connolly, MT(ASCP)SBB CM
Rhode Island Blood Center

IRL Case Studies

John Manis, MD
Boston Children's Hospital

Collections for Novel Cellular Therapies




Time

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 

8:00-8:30

Registration

8:30-8:40

Welcome & Announcements

8:40-9:40

Cell Therapy Keynote Speaker:

Laura Contreras-Ruiz, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Regulatory T Cell Immunotherapy in Organ Transplantation

9:40-10:15

Morning Break & Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

10:15-11:15

Elizabeth Griffin
US Food & Drug Administration

What to Expect During an FDA Inspection

Roger Belizaire,  MD, PhD 
Brigham & Women's Hospital

Extracorporeal Photopheresis

11:15-12:15

Robin Nozick, MT(ASCP)
BC Solutions, LLC (Sponsored Speaker)

Introduction to the Blood Bank Regulations That Affect Computer Systems

Joseph (Yossi) Schwartz, MD, MPH 
Columbia University Medical Center

Global Aspects in Cellular Therapy; Standards, Regulations, and Medical Tourism

12:15-1:00

Lunch – Attendees & Exhibitors in Exhibit Hall

1:00-2:00

Professional Issues Roundtable Discussion & Dessert in Exhibit Hall

2:00-2:30

Afternoon Break & Vendor Raffles in Exhibit Hall

2:30-3:30

Steven Sloan, MD, PhD
Boston Children's Hospital

Sickle Cell Disease; Transfusion Management

Jennifer Whangbo, MD, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute & Boston Children’s Hospital

Allogenic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Immunodeficiency