Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Annual Meeting

Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Annual Meeting

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Fred Hutch scientists are presenting new research findings at the Transplantation & Cellular Therapy (TCT) Meetings in Orlando, Florida. The TCT represents the combined annual meetings of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) and the Center for International Blood & Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR).

The meeting features the E. Donnall Thomas Lecture, named after the late Nobel laureate who pioneered bone marrow transplantation at Fred Hutch. The 2020 lecture will be given by Fred Hutch scientist Dr. Effie Wang Petersdorf. The honor recognizes an eminent physician or scientist who has contributed meritoriously to the advancement of knowledge in blood and marrow transplantation.

Fred Hutch will host a reception open to faculty, colleagues and peers.

Wednesday-Sunday, February 19-23, 2020
Host or Sponsor:
American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) and the Center for International Blood & Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR)
World Center Marriott

Orlando, Florida

E. Donnall Thomas Lecture

Dr. Effie Petersdorf

Dr. Effie Petersdorf

Topic: Immunogenetics of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

Date & Time: 6:20 p.m., Friday, Febuary 21

Dr. Effie Wang Petersdorf is an oncologist who studies how genetic factors influence the success of stem cell transplants. She pioneered molecular methods to compare differences between transplant donors and recipients in a key set of genes known as human leukocyte antigen, or HLA, genes. 

Read more abut Dr. Petersdorf's presentation

Highlights of Fred Hutch Presentations

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)-Specific Polyfunctional T-Cell Responses after Letermovir (LET) Prophylaxis in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT)

Presenter: Dr. Danniel Zamora

Sunday, February, 23, 2020
10:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
World Center Marriott- Palms: Sabal

Assessing the Relationship between Glasgow Coma Scale Scores and MS Documentation in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients with Suspected Infection

Presenter: Mirta J. Maravilla-Rosas

Saturday, February 22, 2020
2 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
World Center Marriott - Palms: Sago

You're Invited

Join Us at Our Faculty & Friends Reception

Fred Hutch is hosting a reception for our faculty, colleagues, peers and friends. Enjoy an evening of food, beverages and connecting.

Date: Thursday, February 20
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Orlando World Center Marriott, Crystal Ballroom H

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Last Modified, February 12, 2020