Sunday, November 25, 2012
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Keynote SpeakersThe event will be of interest to anyone living with a platelet disorder, cancer or taking anti platelet agents such as Aspirin or Plavix, their family and friends. The event will also be of interest to physicians, nurses, lab technologists, students and anyone interested in medical science. Platelets are small particle which are activated in the blood-stream at the time of injury and help to limit bleeding.They play a key-role in atherosclerosis and metastatic cancer. Understanding how they are produced, how they function, how to measure their activity and how to inhibit their function is key to progress in fighting many different illnesses.
Dr. Sara J. Israels, Professor of Paediatric Hematology/ Oncology, University of Manitoba
Dr. Margaret L. Rand, Professor of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology and Paediatrics,University of Toronto
Presentation and panel discussion 6.30 -9 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
This event is open to the public. http://www.med.mun.ca/NlBloodDisorders/Home.aspx
November 1 2012
6.30 - 9 pm
GEO Centre, St. John's
Friday, August 31, 2012
National medical experts will present on this and other immune system disorders.
It takes place at the Johnson GEO Centre Sept. 11, 6 - 9:30 p.m.
This will be of interest to people with a primary immunodeficiency, or other immune system or blood disorder, their families, physicians, nurses, students, and other health care workers.
Everyone is invited and admission is free. Refreshments will be provided.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Friday, February 24, 2012
March 1, 2012
7 - 10 p.m.
St. John’s, NL
Dr. M. Larijani will present “The human immune system; links to
leukemia and lymphoma” and
Dr. R. Chitsike will present “An overview of Venous Thromboembolic
Disease including Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary
This event is open to the public.
The talks will be of interest to health-care professionals,
students, patients with their families and friends.
The lectures will discuss issues of interest for patients
living with leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma,
hypercoagulability, deep venous thrombosis
and pulmonary embolism.
Question and answer period to follow presentation.
Cash bar. Refreshments will be provided at 9 p.m.
Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome to attend.