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  • Thursday, June 6, 2024
  • 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
    Grant Writing Institute - Workshop

    Co-Chair: Wally R. Smith, MD – Virginia Commonwealth University

    Co-Chair: Teonna Woolford – Sickle Cell Reproductive Health Education Directive

    Mentor: Daniel M. Sop, MS – Virginia Commonwealth University

    Mentor: Shirley A. Johnson, LSW – Virginia Commonwealth University

    Mentor: Rosalyn Stewart, MD, MBA, MS – Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Mentor: Vinal Menon, PhD – Johns Hopkins University

    Mentor: Andrea M. Matthews (she/her/hers) – Children's Sickle Cell Foundation

  • Friday, June 7, 2024
  • 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
    Registration Open
  • 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM ET
    FSCDR Morning Shuttle Service: Marriott Harbor Beach
  • 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM ET
    Speaker Ready Room
  • 12:30 PM – 12:45 PM ET
    Welcome Address: The State of Sickle Cell Disease

    Chair: Lanetta Bronte-Hall, MD – Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research

    Chair: Avery Dial

    Chair: Gershwin Blyden, MD, PhD – Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research

    Chair: Santosh L. Saraf, MD – University of Illinois at Chicago

    Chair: Wally R. Smith, MD – Virginia Commonwealth University

  • 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM ET
    Access to Care Keynote Presentation
  • 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM ET
    Poster Viewing
  • 1:00 PM – 7:30 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Open
  • 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET
    The Patient Symposium - Beyond Transition: Reaching Adult Life Milestones

    Chair: Kim Smith-Whitley, MD – Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA & Pfizer Inc, South San Francisco, CA, USA

    Earn 2 CME Hour(s)

  • 3:15 PM – 3:30 PM ET
    Coffee Break
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM ET
    Investigational New Drug, Device, and Therapeutics Symposium

    Chair: Gregory J. Kato, MD (he/him/his) – CSL

  • 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET
    Advocating State by State in Sickle Cell Disease, A Panel Discussion
  • 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM ET
    FSCDR Evening Shuttle Service: Marriott Harbor Beach
  • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM ET
    Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
  • 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM ET
    Adult, Child, and Caregiver Town Hall & Dinner Panel: Making Progress with Improving Emergency Department Care and Experiences for Persons with Sickle Cell Disease (RSVP Required)
  • Saturday, June 8, 2024
  • 6:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET
    FSCDR Morning Shuttle Service: Marriott Harbor Beach
  • 7:00 AM – 8:15 AM ET
    Attendee Breakfast
  • 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET
    Speaker Ready Room
  • 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
    Registration Open
  • 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM ET
    Product Theater - Pfizer (RSVP Required)
  • 8:15 AM – 8:30 AM ET
    2024 Scientific Chair Welcome

    Symposium Chair: Santosh L. Saraf, MD – University of Illinois at Chicago

  • 8:30 AM – 9:15 AM ET
    Top Abstract Oral Presentations

    Earn .75 CME Hour(s)

  • 9:15 AM – 9:45 AM ET
    Lower Extremity Wounds in Sickle Cell Patients, Pathogenesis, and Evidence Based Wound Care Protocols-37 years Experience/Update/Review of Literature
  • 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Open
  • 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM ET
    Poster Viewing
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
    Educational Session Focused on Individualized Therapy in Sickle Cell Disease

    Chair: Julia Z. Xu, MD, MS (she/her/hers) – University of Pittsburgh

    Earn 2 CME Hour(s)

  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
    Educational Session Focused on Mental Health in Sickle Cell Disease

    Chair: Charles R. Jonassaint, PhD, MHS – University of Pittsburgh Department of Medicine

    Earn 2 CME Hour(s)

  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
    Educational Session Focused on Stem Cell Health in Sickle Cell Disease

    Chair: Shannon McKinney-Freeman, PhD – St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

    Earn 2 CME Hour(s)

  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
    Educational Session Focused on Survivorship: Post-Transplant and Post-Gene Therapy

    Chair: Emily Limerick, MD – National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

    Earn 2 CME Hour(s)

  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
    Attendee Lunch
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
    Product Theater - bluebird bio (RSVP Required)
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET
    Foundation Keynote
  • 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM ET
    Plenary Session - Unmet Need: Mechanistic and Translational Studies of Sickle Cell Disease Pain as a Whole Person Health Challenge

    Chair: Inna Belfer, MD, PhD – NIH/NCCIH

    Earn 1.25 CME Hour(s)

  • 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM ET
    FSCDR Evening Shuttle Service: Marriott Harbor Beach
  • 3:30 PM – 5:45 PM ET
    Plenary Session: Curative Options in Sickle Cell Disease: Gene Therapy and Transplant

    Chair: Haydar Frangoul, MD – Sarah Cannon Center for Blood Cancer at The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial

    Earn 2.25 CME Hour(s)

  • 4:15 PM – 4:30 PM ET
    Coffee Break
  • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET
    Live Poster Session
  • 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM ET
    FSCDR's Presidential Reception (Event is by Invitation Only)
  • Sunday, June 9, 2024
  • 6:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET
    FSCDR Morning Shuttle Service: Marriott Harbor Beach
  • 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM ET
    Attendee Breakfast
  • 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET
    Speaker Ready Room
  • 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
    Registration Open
  • 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM ET
    An Update on Sickle Cell Disease from Federal Agencies

    Chair: Santosh L. Saraf, MD – University of Illinois at Chicago

    Earn 1.25 CME Hour(s)

  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM ET
    Scientific Keynote: Catering the Margin: Reproductive Health Considerations for Girls & Women with Sickle Cell Disease
  • 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM ET
    Exhibit Hall Open
  • 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM ET
    Global Health Symposium in honor of Dr. Kwaku "KOF" Ohene-Frempong

    Earn 2 CME Hour(s)

  • 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM ET
    Attendee Lunch
  • 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM ET
    FSCDR Afternoon Shuttle Service: Marriott Harbor Beach
  • 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM ET
    Abstract Breakout Session I Clinical Trials

    Moderator: Sheinei Alan, MD, PhD (she/her/hers) – Inova Schar Adult Sickle Cell Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital

    Earn 1.5 CME Hour(s)

  • 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM ET
    Abstract Breakout Session I Clinical/Translational

    Moderator: Dunia Hatabah, MD – Emory University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics

    Earn 1.5 CME Hour(s)

  • 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM ET
    Abstract Breakout Session I Health Services

    Moderator: Marwah W. Farooqui, DO (she/her/hers) – University of Illinois

    Earn 1.5 CME Hour(s)

  • 2:45 PM – 3:00 PM ET
    Coffee Break
  • 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM ET
    Abstract Breakout Session II Basic Science/Translational

    Moderator: Rawan Korman, MD (she/her/hers) – Emory University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics

    Earn 1.5 CME Hour(s)

  • 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM ET
    Abstract Breakout Session II Health Services/Quality Improvement

    Moderator: Daniel M. Sop, MS – Virginia Commonwealth University

    Earn 1.5 CME Hour(s)

  • 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM ET
    Abstract Breakout Session II Psychosocial

    Moderator: Shirley A. Johnson, LSW – Virginia Commonwealth University

    Earn 1.5 CME Hour(s)