47th 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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Presentations marked in green are available upon request.  Email request to info@mabbweb.org.


Time

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

8:00-8:30

Registration

8:30-8:40

Welcome & Announcements

8:40-9:40

Transfusion Medicine Keynote Address

Blood Banking in Wartime – There and Back Again

Monique Mohammed, MS(ASCP)SBB

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

9:40-10:15

Morning Break & Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

10:15-11:15

Massachusetts Hemovigilance Update 2019

Alexandra De Jesus, MPH

Mass State Public Health Lab

Environmental Monitoring: What Is it, and Why Do We Need It?

Ryan Burke & Aaron Bisceglia

Microbiology Research Associates, Inc.

11:15-12:15

Remote Refrigerators and Blood Trackers

Jooveria Syed, MT(ASCP)SBBCM

Rhode Island Hospital

Reinventing Cryopreservation: Towards non-DMSO Cryopreservation of Cells and Tissues

Claudia Zylberberg, MD

Akron Biotechnology

12:15-1:00

Lunch – Attendees & Exhibitors in Exhibit Hall

1:00-2:00

Professional Roundtable Discussion & Dessert in Exhibit Hall

2:00-2:30

Afternoon Break & Vendor Raffles in Exhibit Hall

2:30-3:30

2019 Case Studies

Jonathan Gollan, MLS(ASCP)CM, SBBCM

American Red Cross

Pluripotent Stem Cell Therapies for Regenerative Medicine

Gregory Yavanian, MS

Astellas Institute for Regenerative Medicine

 


 

Time

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

8:00-8:30

Registration

8:30-8:40

Welcome & Announcements

8:40-9:40

Cellular Therapy Keynote Address

The Field of Cellular Therapy; Past, Present, and Future

Jerome Ritz, MD

Dana Farber Cancer Institute

9:40-10:15

Morning Break & Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

10:15-11:15

Hemochromatosis, Testosterone-Induced Polycythemia, and Other Indications for Donating Blood

Carolyn Young, MD

Warren Alpert Brown Medical School

Recent Updates on Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant for Lymphomas

Z. Frank Zhou, MD, PhD

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

11:15-12:15

Disaster and Mass Casualty Planning

Debra Mraz, MT(ASCP), CQA(ASQ)

Yale New Haven Hospital

Cord Blood Stem Cells in Transplantation: Tools for Ex-Vivo Culture and Expansion

Jackie Damen, PhD

STEMCELL Technologies, Inc.

12:15-1:00

Lunch – Attendees & Exhibitors in Exhibit Hall

1:00-2:00

Update on the Use of Group A Plasma and Whole Blood for Trauma Resuscitation

Nancy Dunbar, MD

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Your Community Blood Center as a Development Partner

Jennifer Chain, PhD

Oklahoma Blood Institute

2:00-2:30

Afternoon Break & Vendor Raffles in Exhibit Hall
~ Afternoon Break is sponsored by Siwa Biotech Corp ~

2:30-3:30

Unusual Cases at MGH

Meaghan Colling, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Personal Neoantigen Cancer Vaccines

`Catherine Wu, MD

Dana Farber Cancer Institute