Eleventh Cooley’s Anemia Symposium

Date: October 17-20, 2022

Location: New York City & Virtual

Event Link: https://events.nyas.org/thalassemia2022

The Eleventh Cooley’s Anemia Symposium will bring together basic scientists, clinical investigators, and clinicians to review and discuss recent research for thalassemia syndromes. Topical areas include cellular and molecular processes involved in gene regulation of hemoglobin; the pathophysiology of iron overload, iron chelation strategies and novel therapeutics targeting iron regulation; clinical management recommendations for transfusion therapy of thalassemia syndromes; emerging therapies; clinical management to reduce cardiac and bone disease, impaired fertility, cancer, and other co-morbidities; results of ongoing clinical trials using gene addition, gene editing, and alternative donor source hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; among other updates from the field.

In addition to keynote and plenary presentations, short talks and interactive poster sessions will allow trainees involved in all these research areas to present their work.

Since the inaugural meeting jointly presented by the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation and the Academy in 1964, this series of symposia convened at 5–6-year intervals has been the preeminent forum for convening the thalassemia research community, the pharmaceutical industry, and funding agencies dedicated to fighting this blood disorder, and the 2022 meeting will carry on this proud tradition.

Abstract and Fellowships Available

In addition to poster abstract submissions, there are opportunities for Hot Topic presentations (15 minutes each), Poster Data Blitz talks  (3 minutes each), and Travel Fellowships. You may apply for more than  one of these options, Within the Travel Fellowship category, there are  three options — Early Career Investigator (within 10 years of final  degree), Underrepresented Minority (see NIH definition), and Childcare. Abstracts are due August 2, 2022.

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