Registrations are now open for the inaugural Blood Genomics Symposium 2018 which will be held on Friday 29 June at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne.
It will feature a range of presentations by local experts and a keynote address covering practical transfusion genomics by Professor Willem Ouwehand from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom.
Topics on offer include genomics and precision medicine, genomics in the clinic, and future transfusion genomics.
The full-day event will be held in place of the annual Transfusion Update Conference.
Click here for more information and to register for the event.
The Royal Australian College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Programs (RCPAQAP) will hold their 2018 Transfusion Seminar on Saturday 30 June at Rydges Melbourne.
Daratumumab, an anti-CD38 monoclonal antibody used in the treatment of multiple myeloma, has been found in some patients to interfere with pretransfusion immunohaematology testing and therefore potentially impact the transfusion laboratory’s ability to provide timely red cell support.