BMT CTN State of the Science Symposium 2014 Report
NMDP/Be The Match breakfast symposium presented Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, prior to the 2014 ASH Annual Meeting
The NIH-funded Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network (BMT CTN) has enrolled more than 6,000 patients in 31 trials since 2001. The third State of the Science Symposium was recently held to bring together 12 committees of leaders in HCT to address critical issues and present their proposals for future study. Following the symposium, leaders in the field then selected the highest priority projects for the next seven years. Access the slides to learn about the findings and understand the roadmap for future BMT CTN trials in the U.S.
- Recognize the key areas of focus for clinical research in hematopoietic cell transplantation
- Describe the principles to be considered in developing feasible multi-center clinical trials in HCT
- Identify the key issues to be addressed for improving transplantation outcomes within major disease categories
- Describe clinical research issues unique to transplantation
Mary Horowitz, M.D., M.S. (moderator)
Medical College of Wisconsin, The Center for International Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Research, Milwaukee, Wis.
Frederick Appelbaum, M.D.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash.
Stella Davies, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Steven Devine, M.D.
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, Ohio
John Wingard, M.D.
University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.
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