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Pre-Register for Webinar on Thalassemia Management with Dr. Janet Kwiatkowski on Feb 28

January 28, 2019 – CAF Medical Advisory Board Chair Janet Kwiatkowski, MD, MSCE, will be the featured expert on the CDC’s Thalassemia Management webinar on February 28 from 2pm-3pm. During this webinar, Dr. Kwiatkowski will provide an overview of current, recommended treatments for people with thalassemia, with an emphasis on transfusion-dependent thalassemia. She will discuss […]

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CAF Accepting Applications for 2018 Medical Research Fellowships and Grants

October 11, 2017 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation is accepting applications for medical research grants and fellowships in areas related to thalassemia. The awards are in 3 categories: Support for Ongoing Clinical Research in Thalassemia; Clinical Trials in Thalassemia Cell and Gene Therapy; and Research Fellowships. Details are as follows: SUPPORT FOR ONGOING CLINICAL RESEARCH IN […]

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Checklists References

Checklist: Guidelines for Managing Transfusion Therapy for Thalassemia Cazzola, M., Borgna-Pignatti, C., Locatelli, F., Ponchio, L., Beguin, Y. & De Stefano, P. (1997) A moderate transfusion regimen may reduce iron loading in beta-thalassemia major without producing excessive expansion of erythropoiesis. Transfusion, 37, 135-140. Cazzola, M., De Stefano, P., Ponchio, L., Locatelli, F., Beguin, Y., Dessi, […]

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Save the Date! 2017 TIF Conference

November 11, 2016 – Mark your calendars! The 14th International Conference on Thalasseamia & Haemoglobinopathies, as well as the 16th TIF International Conference for Patients & Parents, will take place in Germany sometime in October/November 2017. Exact dates to be announced. Who should attend: Patients and Patient/Parent Organizations Healthcare professionals/medical specialists Academics/researchers Policy-makers at national, […]

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CAF Accepting Applications for 2017 Medical Research Fellowships and Grants

October 4, 2016 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation is accepting applications for medical research grants and fellowships in areas related to thalassemia.  The awards are in 3 categories: Support for Ongoing Clinical Research in Thalassemia;  Clinical Trials in Thalassemia Cell and Gene Therapy;  and Research Fellowships. Details are as follows: SUPPORT FOR ONGOING CLINICAL RESEARCH […]

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CAF Awards $202,500 Funding in Medical Research Fellowships

September 27, 2016- CAF is pleased to announce that four new Cooley’s Anemia Foundation Medical Research Fellowships and one renewal Fellowship have been awarded for the 2016-2017 grant cycle. In addition, this year we have awarded a new Clinical Research Grant to support ongoing clinical research in thalassemia. The total amount of funding for the […]

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