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Tuesday, April 24, 2012 

8:00 - 9:00 AM - Registration, Continental Breakfast, Exhibits 

Regency Room

Whittier Room

9:00 – 9:50 AM
Richard Haspel, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Product Usage in Massive Transfusions
9:00 – 9:50 AM
Kim Healy, BS, CTBS
Hospital Relations Coordinator, New England Organ Bank
What Everyone Ought to Know About Organ and Tissue Donation

9:50 – 10:40 AM
JoAnn Christensen
Reference Lab Manager, American Red Cross
Case Studies (all attendees)

9:50 – 10:40 AM
JoAnn Christensen
Reference Lab Manager, American Red Cross
Case Studies (all attendees; Regency Room)
10:40 – 11:00 AM Morning Break and Exhibits

11:00 – 11:50 AM
Richard Benjamin, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer, American Red Cross
Transfusion Risks: Clinical Cases Capturing Current Concerns

11:00 – 11:50 AM
Maryann Simpson, PhD
Director of Clinical Research, Lahey Clinic
Live Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT): Current Results and Lessons Learned

12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch and Exhibits

1:00 - 1:50 PM
Jorge Rios, MD
Medical Director, American Red Cross Blood Services, Dedham
Transfusion Transmitted Diseases

1:00 - 1:50 PM
Ula Jurkunas, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
The Use of Cellular Therapy Products for Corneal Repair and Transplantation

1:50 - 2:50 PM
Siddhartha Jaiswal, MD, PhD
Clinical Fellow in Pathology, MGH
Molecular Mechanisms of Allo-antibody Formation

1:50 - 2:50 PM
Carmine Vetrano, BS, MM(HC)
Blood Bank Manager, Auburn Hospital
Project Planning , Development and Implementation

2:50 – 3:40 PM Afternoon Break and Exhibits

3:40 - 4:30 PM
Pavan Bendapudi, MD
Transfusion Medicine Fellow, BWH
Impact of Malaria on Transfusion Medicine

3:40 - 4:30 PM
Pai Sung-Yun, MD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency: Screening and Treatment with Transplantation and Gene Therapy