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Program

The Spring Seminar will be held at The Westford Regency Inn and Conference Center - 219 Littleton Road, Westford, MA 01886


Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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Tuesday April 23, 2013

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

Westford Room

Whittier Room

9:00 – 9:45 AM
Gary Stack
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
The Elusive Blood Group Alloantibody: Why Detection Is So Difficult
9:00 – 9:45 AM
Karen Quillen, MD
Boston Medical Center
Back to Basics and Back to the Future



9:50 – 10:40 AM
Chester Andrzejewski, MD
Baystate Medical Center
Tackling TACO: Naming It, Claiming It, and Taming It 


9:50 – 10:40 AM
David Sykes, MD, PhD
MGH
Turning Garbage into Gold:
The Use of Discarded Stem Cell Products in the Laboratory


10:40 – 11:00 AM Morning Break and Exhibits

11:00 – 11:50 AM
Evan Farkash, M.D.
MGH
Serology Complements Histology: C4d, C1q, and Morphology in Kidney Transplantation


11:00 – 11:50 AM
Wendy Frizzo
Beaumont Health System, Michigan
Tissues for Transplant & Management in Transfusion Services

12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch and Exhibits

Westford Room

1:00 - 1:50 PM
Robert Weinstein, MD
UMass Memorial
US Apheresis: Status Update
1:55 - 2:45 PM
Joseph Sweeney, MD
Lifespan Academic Medical Center, RI
Advantages and Disadvantages of Apheresis Platelets vs Whole Blood Pools

2:45 - 3:30 PM   Afternoon Break – Raffle - Exhibits

3:30 - 4:20 PM
Ralph Vassallo, MD
American Red Cross Blood Services (Northeast Division)
Novel Platelet and Coagulation Inhibitors and the Bleeding Patient: What’s a Blood Banker To Do?

Wednesday April 24, 2013

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

Westford Room

Whittier Room

9:00 – 9:45 AM
Christopher Stowell, MD
MGH
Massive Transfusion and Transfusion Protocols


9:00 – 9:45 AM
Bethany King
Dana Farber
Use of Novel Parameters in Prediction of Apheresis




9:50 – 10:40 AM
Gifford Lum, MD
VA Boston Healthcare System
Transfusion Associated Babesiosis



9:50 – 10:40 AM
Jacquelyn Nally, RN and Thomas Herrmann
MGH
Emergency Preparedness and National Disaster Response


10:40 – 11:00 AM Morning Break and Exhibits

Westford Room

11:00 - 11:50 AM
Edward Snyder, MD
Yale University School of Medicine
RITN: The Big Bang Theory: For Real!


12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch and Exhibits

Westford Room

1:00 - 1:50 PM
Jorge Rios, MD
American Red Cross Blood Services
The AABB RBC Transfusion Guidelines

1:55 - 2:45 PM
Daniella Krause, MD
MGH
A Hostel for the Hostile: The Bone Marrow Niche in Leukemia - the Quest to Improve Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

2:45 - 3:30 PM   Afternoon Break – Raffle - Exhibits

3:30 - 4:20 PM
Mary Taylor, SBB
ARC
Case Studies