8th International Patient Symposium on Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Videos


CR&T was proud to host the 8th International Patient Symposium on Myeloproliferative Neoplasms on Tuesday, November 4, 2015.  This full-day educational event, which takes place every two years, was held at the Belfer Research Building at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. The Symposium enables patients and their families to learn about the latest developments in MPN research and treatment.  

We are deeply grateful to our generous sponsors for making this event possible. 

Corporate Sponsors: Incyte Corporation (Presenting Sponsor); Gilead; The SASS Foundation for Medical Research, Inc.; and Seattle Genetics.
Individual Sponsors:
Platinum Sponsors: Mr. and Mrs. Myron J. Schuster; Gold Sponsors: Paul and Susan Saltzman; Silver Sponsors: Mr. and Mrs. Keith Civil, Christopher and Debra Seiter; Bronze Sponsors: Laine and David Boule, Matthew and Nancy Crean, Terry Hermanson, Emily and Alan Legum, Bashi and Sam Nierenberg, Hande Taylin Or.

The program featured presentations by distinguished basic scientists and clinical research physicians from the world’s leading MPN centers, which you can view below.

Genetics of MPNs: From Initiation to Progression
Robert Kralovics, PhD
Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Science, Vienna, Austria

Laboratory Approaches to Studying MPNs
Anne M. Mullally, MD
Dana-Farber/Brigham & Women’s Cancer Center, Boston, MA

Current Developments in Polycythemia Vera Treatment: Is It Curable?
Richard T. Silver, MD
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Current Developments in Myelofibrosis Treatment
Srdan Verstovsek, MD, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Essential Thrombocythemia: Pathogenesis and Management
Jerry L. Spivak, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

What is the Clinical Trial Process?
Jason Gotlib, MD, MS
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Common Complications of the MPNs
Andrew I. Schafer, MD
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

What Can I Expect from My MPN Treatment?
Ruben A. Mesa, MD, FACP
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Scottsdale, AZ