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Polycythemia vera


Other Names for this Disease
  • Polycythemia rubra vera
  • PRV
  • PV
  • Primary polycythemia
  • Acquired primary erythocytosis
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News & Events


ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH, Monday, February 29, 2016
    Location: Building 10, Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH will take place on February 29. The event, sponsored by NCATS and the NIH Clinical Center, aims to raise awareness about rare diseases, the patients they affect and the research collaborations that are addressing rare disease challenges. The day will feature tours, posters and exhibits, and presentations.

  • The Jak/Stat Pathway: 20 Years from Discovery to Drugs, Thursday, September 22, 2011 - Saturday, September 24, 2011
    Location: NIH Natcher Center, Bethesda, MD
    Description: As a scientific conference, the primary goal is the dissemination of recent data and developments in the field to intersted researchers in the field. The conference includes a scientific program and reception, which will help to foster collaboration and networking. Participants should achieve a better understanding of the state of the art research in this exciting and clinically relevant field.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Polycythemia rubra vera
  • PRV
  • PV
  • Primary polycythemia
  • Acquired primary erythocytosis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.