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Tuesday, March 1, 2011


2011 Annual Scientific Symposium of the Hemostasis & Thrombosis Research Society

April 28-30, 2011
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Office of Continuing Medical Education
420 E. Superior, Ste. 680
Chicago, IL 60611-3008
Phone: 312-503-8533

Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 3rd Floor Conference Center

7:00 AM Continental Breakfast and Exhibits
8:15 AM Session II: Unusual Thromboses
Moderators: Stephan Moll, MD and Chris Guelcher, MS, PNP-BC
• Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis - Robert D. McBane, MD
• Splanchnic vein thrombosis - Ayalew Tefferi, MD
• Retinal vein and artery occlusions - Michael S. Ip, MD
9:45 AM Coffee Break/Exhibits
10:15 AM State-of-the-Art Lecture - Frits Rosendaal, MD, PhD
The Venous Thromboembolism MEGA Study: Design, Funding, Results
11:30 AM Poster Presentations
12:15 PM Lunch
Nursing Roundtable Discussions at Reserved Tables
Moderator: Sue Geraghty, RN
1:15 PM HTRS Annual Business Meeting
Chair: Jorge DiPaola, MD - HTRS Vice
President/President Elect
1:45 PM Special Session: Collaborative Research in Hemophilia & Orphan Diseases
Rare Bleeding Disorders: Limited Patients and Competing Priorities - Margaret V. Ragni, MD, MPH
2:15 PM Session III: Arterial Disease
Moderators: Bryce Kerlin, MD and Vicky A. Johnson Hannemann, RN
• Pediatric stroke and cerebro-sinus vein thrombosis - Lori Jordan, MD, PhD
• "Unexplained" thromboembolic stroke - Work-up and management - David Y. Huang, MD, PhD
• Non-arteriosclerotic arterial thrombosis - vasculitis, thrombophilia, vessel wall abnormalities - Jerry Bartholomew, MD
3:45 PM Coffee Break/Exhibits
4:00 PM Session IV: Case Corner: Bleeding Disorder Dilemmas
Moderators: Mark T. Reding, MD and Sue Geraghty, RN
• Acquired Inhibitors: Work-up and treatment - Amy D. Shapiro, MD
• Severe VWD and coronary artery stents - Mark T. Reding, MD
• Epidural catheters and LMWH/UFH in the peripartum period - Honorio T. Benzon, MD • Role of Radiosynovectomies in management of hemophilic joint - Leonard A. Valentino, MD
• Major surgery in hemophilia: VTE prevention - Nigel S. Key, MD
5:45 PM Adjourn
6:30 PM Reception and Dinner at The Signature Room at the 95th, The Hancock Observatory
Presentation of 2011 HTRS Lifetime Achievement Award

Saturday, April 30, 2011

7:00 AM Career Development Breakfast Sessions
These sessions limited to Fellows and Junior Faculty
Location: Wyndham Hotel
Session I: Adult Hematology - Keith McCrae, MD
Session II: Pediatric Hematology - Jorge A. DiPaola, MD

11th National Conference on Anticoagulant Therapy

May 5 - 7, 2011
Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston MA

This three day conference includes presentations by expert speakers, small group sessions, and opportunities to network with colleagues from around the world. The conference will deliver the newest research as well as practical, evidence-based information that attendees can apply to their daily practice to enhance the quality of anticoagulation care.

This event is jointly sponsored by Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education and the Anticoagulation Forum, and is CME accredited for physicians, nurses, and pharmacists.

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2011 Scientific Sessions in collaboration with the Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease

April 28-30, 2011
Hilton Chicago - Chicago, IL

Manchester Blood Coagulation Course

April 11, 2011 - April 15, 2011
Manchester Cathedral Visitor Centre

This well-established course is intended to prepare candidates for the Royal College of Pathologists examination in blood coagulation. It is held in city centre Manchester at the Manchester Cathedral Visitor Centre.

For more information please contact Jan Dixon on

Blood in Motion Symposium on Thrombosis and Hemostasis

April 15, 2011
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sponsored by The Western Pennsylvania Cancer Institute with ITXM Diagnostics and The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Fairmont Pittsburgh

8th European Lupus Meeting

April 6 - 9, 2011
Porto, Portugal

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