" THALASSEMIA N ME: International Thalassaemia Conference 2008 Programme Topic

Monday, June 21, 2010

International Thalassaemia Conference 2008 Programme Topic

Thalassemia As A Global Health Problem

Symposium 1 - Molecular Therapeutics and Alternative Therapies for Thalassaemia

  • Gene Therapy or Thalassaemia: Are We There Yet?
  • Molecular Therapies in Beta-Thalassaemia
  • Oxidative Stress in Congenital and Acquired aemolytic Anaemias: Mechanism and Treament

Symposium 2 - Epidemiology

  • Why Are The Haemoglobin Discorders So Common ?
  • Global Distribution and Heterogeneity of the Alpha Thalassaemias
  • Epidemiology of the Beta Thalassaemias

Symposium 3 - Prevention

  • Screening and Ethics of Prevention
  • Thalassaemia Screening Programme: The Malaysian Experience
  • Non-Invasive Prenatal Diagnosis of BetaThe-Thalassaemia: Where re We Now ?
  • Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis For Thalassaemia
  • Pre-implantation Genetc Diagnosis: The Singapore Experience

Symposium 4 - Infection in Thalassaemia

  • Immune Status of Chronically Tranfused Patients
  • Overview of Infections i Thalassaemia
  • Management of Asplenic Patients

Symposium 5 - Cardiac Complications

  • The Heart in Transfusion Dependant Homozygous Thalassaemia
  • Assessment and Treatment of Cardiac Iron Overload
  • Treatment of Heart Failure in Thalassaemia Major

Not To Make The Post Too Long, Will Add More In My Next Post.

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