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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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Saturday, April 29 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Plenary Session III - Top Abstracts

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JSCDH-D-17-00019, Gregory J. Kato, MD
Heme Promotes Pulmonary Hypertension in SCD by Inducing Secretion of Placenta Growth Factor From Erythroblasts via Oxidant Response Transcription Factors

JSCDH-D-17-00036, Yvonne Carroll, RN, JD
Visual Explorer: Using Pictures to Facilitate Dialogue on Complex Sickle Cell Disease Issues

JSCDH-D-17-00018, Nicholas Clarke, Ph.D.
Changes in Exploratory Biomarkers in a PHASE 1B, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo Controlled Study of PF-04447943 in patients with Stable Sickle Cell Disease

Speakers
avatar for Yvonne M. Carroll, RN, JD

Yvonne M. Carroll, RN, JD

Director of Patient Services, Hematology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Yvonne M. Carroll, RN, JD is the Director of Patient Services in the Department of Hematology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Yvonne graduated with a Bachelors of Nursing Degree from the University of Tennessee and a Law degree from the University of Cincinnati. She joined SJCRH in 1999 in the Department of Hematology and served in several positions before becoming the Director of Patient... Read More →
avatar for Gregory J. Kato, M.D.

Gregory J. Kato, M.D.

Professor Of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Hematology-Oncology; Heart, Lung, Blood, and Vascular Medicine Institute
Dr. Kato is the Director of the Adult Sickle Cell Center at the Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, Blood and Vascular Medicine Institute and Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.  He attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, completed residency in pediatrics at... Read More →
avatar for Nick Clarke, PhD

Nick Clarke, PhD

Senior Director, Pfizer
Nick has been the Project Team Leader for the Phosphodiesterase Type 9 inhibitor for the prophylactic treatment of sickle cell disease since the idea of repositioning the compound for a rare disease indication was identified. Nick is also leading the Pfizer Rare Disease Consortium in the UK which is a joint undertaking of Pfizer and six leading UK universities (University of Cambridge, Imperial College... Read More →


Saturday April 29, 2017 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Floridian Ballroom A & B 3rd Floor Fort Lauderdale Convention Center