Autoimmune Disorders and MDS | Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation

Autoimmune Disorders and MDS

Presenter(s): 
Topic(s): 
Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
Presentation Date: 
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Carlos E. Vigil, MD is a Hematologist at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine - Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Vigil received his MD from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and is engaged in academic research as well as working directly with patients in clinic.

Dr. Vigil discusses autoimmune disorders and MDS (myelodysplastic syndromes) including an assessment of the overlap between autoimmune disorders and bone marrow failure disease, the impact this can have on treatment options and on patient prognosis.