A comprehensive review of current best practice and ASH 2016 highlights by international and national experts

This National Annual Post ASH Update Educational Seminar provides a comprehensive review of current best practice and ASH highlights which are discussed by international and national experts.
This event is one of the largest haematology educational events in the UK and is routinely supported by the British Society for Haematology.
This event is attended by over 200 delegates consisting of Consultants, Trainees and Research staff.
Topics are presented by international speakers and case study discussions and debates are held throughout the day.

This event is free of charge with catering.

Please contact Julia Locklin, Division 1 Administrator, NIHR Clinical Research Network West Midlands to book a place.

Programme

8.45 – 9.15                  Registration, Exhibition stands & Refreshments
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9.15 – 9.20                  Introduction & Welcome

      Supratik Basu (The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust)

 9.20 – 9.30                  Update on Haematology Research in the CRN WM

                                     Pauline Boyle (NIHR Clinical Research Network West Midlands)

 9.30 – 9.40                  Trials Accelerated Programme & the UK’s first Transplant Trials Network IMPACT

                                     Shamyla Siddique (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust)

 9.40 – 9.50                  The Role of the British Society for Haematology in Education

                                     Patrick Carrington (Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)          

 9.50 – 10.00                ASH Highlights 2016

                                     Sridhar Chaganti (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust)                   

 Guest Lecture Series

 10.00 – 10.40              An introduction to Genomics for dummies and clinicians

                                     Anna Schuh (Oxford Molecular Diagnostics Centre)

 Chair: Paul Moss (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust)

 10.40 – 11.20              Role of MRD in Haematological Malignancies. How does it help us?

                                     Roger Owen (The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust)

 Chair: Guy Pratt (Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust)

 11.20 – 11.30              Q&A/Panel Discussion
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11.30 – 11.50              Tea & Coffee Break
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11.50 – 12.30              How should we treat Myeloma in 2017

                                    Philippe Moreau (University Hospital of Nantes, France)

12.30 – 12.40              Case Study Discussion

                                    Israa Kaddam (Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust)

Chair: Bhuvan Kishore (Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust)
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12.40 – 13.40              Lunch & Exhibition Stands
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13.40 – 14.20              Managing MDS/AML in elderly. Have we made progress?

                                    Lisa Pleyer (Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg)

 14.20 – 14.30             Case Study Discussion

                                    TBC

 Chair: Srinivas Pillai (University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust)

 14.30 – 15.10              How should we treat non-transplant eligible mantle cell lymphoma

                                     Mathias Rummel (University Hospital Giessen, Germany)

 15.10 – 15.20              Case Study Discussion

                                     Samantha Hughes (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust)

 Chair: Sridhar Chaganti (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust)

 15.20 – 16.00              Treating Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in PET era. Spoilt for choice or more confusion?

                                     Graham Collins (Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)

 16.00 – 16.10              Case Study Discussion

                                    TBC

 Chair: Sophie Lee (The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust)

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                                     Close of Meeting

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