Cellular Therapy and Hematologic Malignancies Grand Rounds Speaker: Stefanie Sarantopoulos, M.D., Ph.D. Medical Instructor, Div. of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy Topic: Proposal: Tocilizumab trial for cGVHD patients (PIs: Jeanne Palmer and Bill Drobyski) Journal article title: Tocilizumab for treatment of steroid refractory Graft vs Host Disease. Authors: Drobyski WR....Hari, P. BBMT 2011; 17:1855-1877. Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: CR 7015 North Pavilion Faculty (Speaker) Disclosure: Stefani Sarantopoulos, MD, PhD, has indicated that she has the following relationships with industry to disclose: Advisory Board Member for Janssen – Pharmacyclics and Speaker for Grand Rounds at Emory University. Activity Medical Director/Planning Committee Disclosure(s): Dr. Mitchell Horwitz discloses the following personal/financlal relationships which are relevant to this activity: Advisory Board Member for Genzyme; Principal Investigator for both Otsuka and Pfizer. Accreditation: The Duke University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation: The Duke University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)ä. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Unapproved Use Disclosure: Duke School of Medicine requires CME faculty (speakers) to disclose to the attendees: 1) When products or procedures being discussed are off-label, unlabeled, experimental, and/or investigational (not FDA approved); and 2) Any limitations on the information that is presented, such as data that are preliminary or that represent ongoing research, interim analyses, and/or unsupported opinion. Faculty at this symposium may discuss information about pharmaceutical agents that is outside of U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved labeling. This information is intended solely for continuing medical education and is not intended to promote off-label use of these medications. If you have questions, contact the medical affairs department of the manufacturer for the most recent prescribing information. You must text the six letter code provided by the speaker to (919)213-8033 to receive credit for attending this conference.
Session date: 
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
North Pavilion
2400 Pratt Street
Durham, NC 27705
United States

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