Bone Marrow Failure Disease Symposium: An Update on the Latest Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment

Friday, September 27, 2013 – 8:00am to 1:00pm
Southern Management Corporation Campus Center
621 W. Lombard St., Baltimore, MD

Registration and breakfast begin at 8:00am; Program begins at 8:30am

An update on the most recent research related to the diagnosis and clinical management of bone marrow failure diseases, including myelodysplastic syndromes, myelofibrosis, aplastic anemia, and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. The overall goal of the program is to facilitate the translation of research findings into clinical practice and to improve the care of these patient populations.

Course Director: Maria Baer, MD
Professor of Medicine and Molecular Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Hematologic Malignancies
University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center


  • Aplastic Anemia - Neal Young, MD, Chief, Hematology Branch, National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes - Vu Duong, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland
  • Myelofibrosis - Ayalew Tefferi, MD, Professor of Hematology and Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinura - Robert Brodsky, MD, Director, Division of Hematology, Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Diagnostic Challenges of Bone Marrow Failure Diseases - Zeba Singh, MBBS, Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of Maryland
This program is made possible with the generous support of Rhona’s Place Foundation.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation. The University of Maryland School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Archived webcast coming soon.