Events on Blood Disorders and Blood Safety

April 5 - 6, 2016
Bethesda, MD
On April 5-6, 2016, the NHLBI, DHHS/OASH, and FDA sponsored a meeting in Bethesda, Maryland, to identify important research questions that could be answered in the next 5-10 years, and which would have the potential to transform the clinical practice of pediatric transfusion medicine.
December 14 - 15, 2015
Bethesda, Maryland
The NHLBI organized a working group on December 14-15, 2015 in Bethesda, Maryland, to identify future scientific priorities for NHLBI HIV/AIDS research. The core objectives included discussions on HIV-related HLBS Comorbidities; HIV Cure; Prevention; and impacting the health of people living with HIV.
June 25 - 26, 2015
Thursday, June 25—NIH Clinical Center (Building 10), Masur Auditorium
Friday, June 26—Natcher Conference Center (Building 45)
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) will host a Sickle Cell Disease Forum on June 25-26, 2015 at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, MD.
March 24 - 25, 2015
NIH Main Campus (Natcher Building), Bethesda, MD
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, DHHS will host a State of Science meeting in blood banking and transfusion medicine. The purpose of this public workshop will be to identify what key research questions and or priorities in blood banking and transfusion medicine need to be addressed in the next 5-10 years to optimize transfusion recipient care and advance the health of blood donors.
In September 2013, a working group identified research that is needed to advance the development of stem cell-derived red blood cell, platelet, and other blood products that could be used for transfusion.