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Bone Marrow Failure Disease Scientific Symposium 2012: Building a Collaborative Research Community That Saves Lives, Thursday, March 22, 2012 - Friday, March 23, 2012
Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, , Bethesda, MD
Description: This Symposium will bring together physicians treating these diseases and laboratory researchers studying the immunology and cell biology of bone marrow failure to discuss current areas of controversy, share recent research results, and propose recommendations for the highest priority directions for basic and clinical research needed to advance the field. The format will consist of six presentation sessions, with time at the end of each session for questions and discussions, as well as for capture of recommendations for future research. The two days of the conference will also include poster and discussion sessions and networking opportunities.
Overcoming Barriers to International Clinical Trials for Rare Cancers , Friday, December 10, 2010
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Description: The goals of this conference were to introduce key institutional players to the topic of international clinical trials in rare cancers and to establish an ongoing dialogue. Participants left the meeting with a set of specific priorities that need to be enacted to promote these trials. The meeting promoted consensus on the way that resources are prioritized to address rare cancers. Participants were asked to convey the content of the meeting to their constituencies and to follow up with pilot concepts.