June 2018 Issue of ASBMT eNews

By Content Administrator posted 06-11-2018 19:04


June 2018

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June 2018: A Message from the President

As researchers and clinicians, our work is rooted in the public good. We get out of bed every single day not only to help patients but to literally save their lives. Our work is incredibly important for our patients because it can lead to them continuing to live an abundant, long life.

June 2018: Policy Perspective
We all have mental associations with summer — school being out, trips “up north” (as we like to say here in Wisconsin), ice cream, the sound of the lawn mower and so much more. My summer days center around early morning rows on Lake Mendota in Madison, Wisconsin, evening neighborhood chats after a long winter of not seeing each other and, unusually, hours crafting responses to the CMS proposed rules.

FACT Update: June 2018

FACT Awards First Accreditation Under the New FACT Standards for Immune Effector Cells

FACT awarded accreditation for immune effector cellular therapy under the new FACT Standards for Immune Effector Cells to The University of Texas MD Anderson CARTOX Program, directed by Elizabeth Shpall, M.D., and Sattva S. Neelapu, M.D.

Now Available: ASBMT Fall Clinical Education Conference Program Agenda
The American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) in collaboration with The Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network and National Marrow Donor Program / Be The Match® is proud to announce the 5th Annual ASBMT Fall Clinical Education Conference. The conference will be held September 20-22, 2018 at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. This multi-day conference for NPs, PAs, nurses, fellows and junior faculty will be focused on the care of blood and marrow transplant and cell therapy patients.

New ASBMT Communication: The Cellular Scoop
Starting in June, ASBMT will begin to distribute The Cellular Scoop. This bimonthly digest, delivered straight to your inbox will be the best source for the latest information on upcoming events (for both ASBMT and partner organizations), member benefits and timely industry news. 

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