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Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-5853
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Sickle Cell Meeting

The Sickle Cell Meeting is held every other TUESDAY at 4:00pm in Conference Room 1295 BST, unless otherwise noted.

Presentations for the 2015-2016 Academic Year are currently being scheduled. For more information about this conference, please contact Dr. Gregory Kato.

 

Sickle Cell Meeting
Presentations

ASH 2016 Speakers

     

2017
PRESENTER / TITLE

Jan 10

Aisha Walker, PhD - Highlights from ASH 2016

Laura De Castro, MD - Journal Club discussion of:

Jan 24

Aisha Walker, PhD

“Townes Sickle Cell Mice: An appropriate model for testing fetal hemoglobin inducers?”

Feb 7

Ora Weisz, PhD

“Hemoglobin Meets the Kidney Proximal Tubule”

Feb 21

This special meeting will be an opportunity to exchange ideas and encourage collaborations with colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University.

“Studying RBCs using Microfluidics and Cell Mechanics Tools”

Jimmy Hsia, PhD
Vice Provost for International Programs and Strategy
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

David Quinn, PhD
Director of Research Initiatives and Special Projects, Office of the Provost
Special Faculty, Mechanical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

Michael Grigola
Research Engineer
Carnegie Mellon University

Mar 7

Adam Straub, PhD

“Methemoglobin reductase, vascular smooth muscle and sickle cell disease”

Mar 21

Maureen Mburu, MD

“Cardiomyopathy in transgenic Sickle Cell Disease mice”

Apr 4

Rosta Farzan, PhD

"Exploring Dynamics of Facebook Health Support Groups in Sickle Cell Disease"

Apr 18

Dario Vitturi, PhD

May 2

Cheryl Hillery, MD

May 16

Enrico Novelli, MD, MS

May 30

Yongzhi Qiu, PhD

Jun 13

Craig Seaman, MD

Jun 27

Greg Kato, MD and Prithu Sundd, PhD

"TLR4 and the Inflammasome in SCD"

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* Speakers on these dates will be scheduled by the named PI.