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SYMPOSIUM THEME
Hemoglobin S - Making an Evolutionary Perfected Process, Imperfect 

Journal of Sickle Cell Disease and Hemoglobinoopathies
SYMPOSIUM ABSTRACTS

Meeting Location:

Greater Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA  33316
April 28 - 30, 2017 
Website:  fscdr.org
Email:  symposium@fscdr.org
Is this a CME Medical Meeting?  Yes
 
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Friday, April 28 • 1:15pm - 2:00pm
East Meets West - Kalpna Gupta, PhD. Highlights of 3rd Global Sickle Cell Disease Congress in Bhubaneswar, India

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Kalpna Gupta, Ph.D. 
Highlights of 3rd Global Sickle Cell Disease Congress in Bhubaneswar, India

Yazdi Italia, Ph.D.

Projects to Programmatic mode - Gujarat experience of Sickle Cell Anemia

Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, M.D.
Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for State of the Heart

Kanika Gupta
Pain Characteristics in Children with Sickle Cell Disease in Central India

Andrew Campbell, M.D.  
Traditional Medicine Use in Ghanaian SIckle Cell Patients: An Analysis of its effectiveness for pain management 

Moderators
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Kalpna Gupta, Ph.D.

Professor Of Medicine, Vascular Biology Center, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation, University Of Minnesota
Department of Medicine Co-leader, Tumor Microenvironment Program
 Masonic Cancer Center Co-leader, Molecular and Cellular Engineering Program Institute for Engineering in Medicine

Speakers
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Kanika Gupta

Student, Psychology Major, Wellesley College
Kanika Gupta is a sophomore at Wellesley College, in Wellesley, MA, majoring in Psychology. She is researching on neuronal pathways of brain, in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT, Massachusetts, and on global presentation of pain in Sickle Cell Disease. Her go... Read More →
avatar for Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, M.D.

Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, M.D.

Professor, Director of BMTChair of Blood and Marrow Transplant Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders CenterChildren’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University
Professor, Director of BMTChair of Blood and Marrow TransplantAflac Cancer and Blood Disorders CenterChildren’s Healthcare of Atlanta/Emory University
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Andrew Campbell, M.D.

Director, Pediatric Comprehensive Hemoglobinopathies Program Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Co-Director, Minority International Research Training Program Center for Human Growth and Development, University of Michigan
Dr. Campbell is a graduate of Case Western Reserve School of Medicine completed his residency training @ Harvard Affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston followed by Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship @ Northwestern University. Currently he directs the Comprehensive Pediatric Hemoglobinopathies Program which includes the Pediatric Sickle Cell and Thalassemia clinic @ the University of... Read More →
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Yazdi Italia, Ph.D.

Translation Scientist
Dr. Yazdi Italia, Ph.D. is a Translation Scientist. Since 1978, He is one of the pioneers and Ex. Hon. Director (2006 - 2012) of India’s first Sickle Cell Anemia Control Program of Government of Gujarat. This program was awarded Prime Minister’s Award as a model project for all India... Read More →


Friday April 28, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Floridian Ballroom A & B 3rd Floor Fort Lauderdale Convention Center