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Beta-thalassemia


Other Names for this Disease
  • Beta thalassemia major
  • Cooley's anemia
  • Beta thalassemia intermedia
  • Beta thalassemia minor
  • Erythroblastic anemia
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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.

  • Newborn Screening in the Genomic Era: Setting a Research Agenda, Monday, December 13, 2010 - Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Location: Rockville, MD
    Description: This meeting allowed leaders in the fields of genomics and newborn screening to learn from each other and together explore new ways to advance research on new genomic technologies, potential health applications for newborn screening and beyond, and related ELSI issues.

  • Clinical Research Priorities for Thalassemia, Wednesday, May 20, 2009 - Thursday, May 21, 2009
    Location: Bethesda, MD
    Description: The goal of this meeting was to allow interested individuals to express their opinions about the directions clinical research in thalassemia should take, given past experiences and limitations imposed by NIH budgets and regulatory requirements. These proceedings also served as the basis of a Request for Applications (RFA) for clinical trials in thalassemia.

  • Workshop on Non-Invasive Measurement of Iron: Cooley's Anemia, Tuesday, April 17, 2001 - Saturday, March 31, 2001
    Location: Bethesda, MD
    Description: The purpose of this conference was to evaluate potential methods for noninvasive measurement of body iron load.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Beta thalassemia major
  • Cooley's anemia
  • Beta thalassemia intermedia
  • Beta thalassemia minor
  • Erythroblastic anemia
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.