The NHLBI Annual Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Research Meetings provide a yearly forum for investigators, practitioners, and interested health care providers to discuss the progress of ongoing clinical trials, hear presentations about new developments in scientific and clinical aspects of SCD, and interact with other investigators and NHLBI Program Staff.
This year, the meeting will begin on August 15, 2016, and end on August 17, 2016. There will be three symposiums, one on each day: Monday, August 15, 2016: Symposium: Stem Cell Transplantation in Sickle Cell Disease (Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, MD, Emory, organizer).
Tuesday, August 16, 2016: Symposium for Data Science for Sickle Cell Disease and Health Care (Ellen Werner, PhD, NHLBI). This symposium will serve as a practical introduction to the data science for clinicians and health care providers.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016: Symposium on Transfusion Medicine in Sickle Cell Disease (Ify Osunkwo, MD (University of North Carolina, Charlotte) and Julie Kanter, MD (Medical University of South Carolina, organizers).
There will be other meetings that will be occurring concurrently. For the complete schedule, please click on the agenda below.
This meeting is an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with a diverse group of SCD investigators and providers, as well as NIH Program Officers in an informal setting.
Dr. Lakshmanan Krishnamurti
Dr. Donnell Ivy
Introduction to Symposium and Data Science. Keith Hoots, MD & Ellen Werner. PhD, MA.
Jennie Larkin, PhD.
David Niebuhr, MD, MPH, MSc.
ONC, Drs. Larkin and Niebuhr
Mike Huerta, PhD.
Carol Hamilton, PhD/RTI
Pankaj Qasba, PhD.
Huerta, Reeves, Hamilton, Qasba.
Bring your lunch and laptop. Tabitha Hendershot and Helen Pan, RTI.
Helena Mishoe, PhD, MPH, Chitra Krishnamurti, PhD and Student Champions.
James Witter, MD, PhD and Other Program Officers.
Marsha Treadwell, PhD.
Drs. Witter, Treadwell, and other NIH Staff.
Shondelle Wilson-Frederick, PhD, CMS.
Kim Smith-Whitley, MD, MPH
Sharon Smith, PhD
Mary Hulihan, DRPH
Drs. Wilson-Frederick, Smith-Whitley, S. Smith Hulihan
All Presenters and Attendees.
Drs. Ify Osunkwo; Julie Kanter & Lakshmanan Krishnamurti.
Dr. Lakshmanan Krishnamurti.