Share the Science: Optimizing CBT Practices Can Reduce Transplant-related Mortality, Dr. Juliet Barker
Save the Cord Foundation and WellSky are proud to welcome Dr. Juliet Barker from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, as our featured speaker for our next edition of Share the Science on December 9th, 2021 2pm ET / 11am PT. Join us to hear Dr. Barker discuss best practices in cord blood transplantation (CBT). RECORDING AVAILABLE NOW.
Share the Science is a free webinar series focused on the cord blood industry and the latest research in this field. As always, we invite both health professionals and the general public to join us for this unique online educational series. Learn more about this exciting educational series here.
Lessons learned, best practices. . . optimizing cord blood transplantation.
Unrelated donor cord blood is a rapidly available cryopreserved stem cell source that has the advantage of reduced stringency of required HLA-match. This extends transplant access to minority patients and those in need of urgent transplantation.
At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, optimization of cord blood transplantation (CBT) practices including graft selection, conditioning, graft thaw and early post-transplant supportive care — especially prevention and management of graft-versus-host disease and Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections — has resulted in a dramatic reduction in transplant-related mortality after CBT for high-risk acute leukemia in adults.
This combined with very low rates of relapse has resulted in very high survival in this patient population. These promising results and the future of adult CBT will be discussed in detail in this Share the Science session.
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SHARE THE SCIENCE
Juliet Barker, M.D.
Director, Cord Blood Transplantation Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
"Optimizing Practices in Cord Blood Transplantation"
Free webinar. Open to the public.
Thursday, December 9th at 2 pm ET / 11am PT
RECORDING AVAILABLE NOW
About the speaker
We wish to thank Dr. Juliet Barker for volunteering her time to speak on
Share the Science and sharing her valuable insight
on optimizing cord blood transplantation through best practices.
We also wish to also thank our generous sponsor and partner for this event,
WellSky Health, who continue to support cord blood
education through our “Share the Science” series.
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