Are you up to speed on gene therapy? Dr. Mark Reding gave a concise and easy-to-understand overview of what gene therapy is, how it works, and what challenges need to be overcome. Discover more about this session and others you may have missed, as well as an overview of some of today’s sessions.
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Hear the real-life stories of two hemophilia A patients and how each manage and maintain their active lifestyles. You’ll also learn from Dr. Tami Singleton as she discusses the importance of staying physically active and how you can personalize your treatment regimen to help meet your lifestyle and treatment needs.
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COVID-19 and Provider Mental Health **ASWB
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Track: Social Work
During the COVID-19 pandemic, social workers have been “essential” in responding to the needs of individuals and families faced with real-life stressors – from handling unemployment, accessing insurance coverage and finding financial assistance, to dealing with anxiety and grief. This session will focus on the need for social workers to also attend to their own stress and well-being. We will cover effective ways and good self-care practices for social workers to cope with the challenges of their work in these demanding times.
Advancements in Treatment of Hemophilia: What You Need to Know
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Track: For All
These are exciting times in hemophilia research, with many new treatment options on the horizon. Come learn about the latest results of various phases of clinical trials on gene therapy and other new treatment options to see what the future holds for the treatment of hemophilia, presented by Dr. Guy Young of Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.
Our track for chapters kicks off tomorrow with a special welcome from NHF President and CEO Leonard Valentino, MD, and continues through the week with sessions on best practices, volunteer management, and donor retention. Visit our interactive program and filter by "Chapters" to learn more.
Stop by the NHF booth, where you can pick up our publications, and
chat with a staff member about our programs and services. We have a lot
to offer you, so come by and find out what we are working on. We look forward to meeting you!
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