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Interview: Ellen Fung on Nutrition and Thalassemia

Dr. Ellen Fung presented at the 10th Cooley’s Anemia Symposium on “Nutrition for Patients with Thalassemia.” CAF spoke with her at the Symposium about this topic; that interview can be viewed above. The range of topics presented over the course of the Symposium was impressive and indicates just how active and vital the thalassemia field […]

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Interview: Vip Viprakasit on NTDT

  Dr. Vip Viprakasit presented at the 10th Cooley’s Anemia Symposium on “When to Transfuse in Patients with Non-transfusion-dependent Thalassemia.” CAF spoke with him at the Symposium about this topic; his interview can be viewed above. The range of topics presented over the course of the Symposium was impressive and indicates just how active and vital […]

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CAF Accepting Applications for 2016 Research Grants and Fellowships

November 6, 2015 – 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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2015 Patient-Family Conference Celebrates Self-Empowerment

March 27, 2015 – Registration is now open for CAF’s 2015 Patient~Family Conference!  For 2015, this always-anticipated annual event will be held June 26-28 at the Wyndham Hamilton Park Hotel and Conference Center in Florham Park, NJ.  Entitled “Celebrating Self-Empowerment,” the 2015 Conference is a unique opportunity for U.S. individuals with thalassemia and their family […]

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Global Experts to Share Knowledge at Tenth Cooley’s Anemia Symposium

March 20, 2015 – Leading thalassemia experts from around the world will converge in Illinois in October to participate in the Tenth Cooley’s Anemia Symposium. Presented by the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) and the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation (CAF), this major scientific meeting takes place October 18-22, 2015 in Rosemont, IL. “I am absolutely […]

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TIF Establishes Renzo Galanello Training Fellowship

February 2, 2015 – Thalassaemia International Federation ( TIF) has announced a new thalassemia fellowship opportunity, established in honor of the late Renzo Galanello, Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Cagliari, Italy, and Director of the 2nd Pediatric Clinic, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Ospedale Regionale per le Microcitemie.  Dr. Galanello was a respected and […]

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CAF Applauds Advances in Thalassemia Reported at Annual Hematology Meeting

December 11, 2014 – Exciting data from studies looking at new treatments for thalassemia presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology builds upon science supported by the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation and gives hope for the development of significant new treatments for the genetic blood disorder known as thalassemia. Two of the […]

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CAF Accepting Applications for Research Grants, Fellowships

November 5, 2014 – 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’s $300,000 Medical Research Funding Moves Field Forward

August 25, 2014 – New explorations in gene editing. Connections between thyroid hormones and hemoglobin. Efficiency and safety in gene therapy. Using a protein to control iron. These are the ideas behind the four exciting new studies being funded by the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation this year. These new fellowships join four renewed fellowships and a […]

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Presentations from 2014 CAF Patient~Family Conference

August 20, 2014 – Below are links to the slides that were used in many of the presentations from this summer’s Patient~Family Conference. Please click through to view the slides. Presentations are listed alphabetically. The CHOP-HUP Transition Program – The Philadelphia Experience Fertility in Thalassemia Gene Therapy and Other Curative Approaches Genome Editing for Thalassemia The […]

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