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Towards Transformative Therapies for Sickle Cell Disease

October 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

SPEAKERS: Kenneth I. Ataga, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Philip D. Gregory, DPhil, bluebirdbio; Josh Lehrer, MD, Global Blood Therapeutics; Deepa Manwani, MD, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College Of Medicine; Debra Pittman, PhD, Pfizer; Andreas Reik, PhD, Sangamo BioSciences; Vijay G. Sankaran MD, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Wally Smith, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

DESCRIPTION: This symposium will explore recent developments in the field including elucidation of biological mechanisms of disease and cutting-edge clinical science, while underscoring the importance of the patient experience.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Abstract submissions are invited for a poster session, and two abstracts will be selected for short talks. For complete submission instructions, please visit our online portal. The deadline for abstract submission is August 25, 2017.


This is not a NORD sponsored event. This event is being organized by a friend of NORD, The New York Academy of Sciences.


October 24, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The New York Academy of Sciences
250 Greenwich St.
New York, NY 10007 United States
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