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Bleeding and Thrombosing Diseases Conference

15th Bleeding and Thrombosing Diseases Conference


August 7-9, 2013
Kahler Grand Hotel
Rochester, Minnesota

Date and Location

The Bleeding and Thrombosing Diseases conference will be held August 7-9, 2013 (Wednesday - Friday). Course headquarters will be located in Heritage Hall on the lower level of The Kahler Grand Hotel, 20 Second Avenue SW, Rochester, Minnesota. Meeting facilities are easily accessible by skyway and pedestrian subway, which connect to shops, theaters, restaurants, and hotels.

Conference Agenda

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

7:00–7:50 AM

Registration and Breakfast
Heritage Hall Foyer, The Kahler Grand Hotel, Subway Level

Session I. The Basics of Hemostasis – Clinical and Laboratory Review and Update
Moderator: Aneel A. Ashrani, MD

7:50-8:00 AM

Welcome and Announcements Heritage Hall, The Kahler Grand Hotel
Dennis A. Gastineau, MD (Chair, Hematology and Internal Medicine)
Aneel A. Ashrani, MD

8:00–8:45 AM

Hemostasis 101: Basic Refresher and Update
Rajiv K. Pruthi, MBBS

8:45–9:30 AM

The Hemostatic History: The Most Important Test
C. Christopher Hook, MD

9:30–10:00 AM

Pre-analytical Coagulation Testing Variables and Issues
Layna K. Cardel, MT (ASCP)

10:00–10:30 AM

Refreshment Break (EXHIBITS OPEN: Windsor Hall)

10:30–11:15 AM

Evaluation of Unexplained Prolonged APTT and/or PT
William L. Nichols, MD

11:15–11:45 AM

Point of Care Hemostasis Testing: Current Approaches
Paula J. Santrach, MD

11:45 AM–12:15 PM

Panel Discussion: Questions and Answers
Faculty

12:15–1:45 PM

Luncheon
“Picnic in the Park” – Historic Central Park

Session II: Platelet Disorders and von Willebrand Disease
Moderator: Dong Chen, MD, PhD

1:45–2:15 PM

Von Willebrand Disease: Laboratory and Clinical Update
William L. Nichols, MD

2:15–2:45 PM

Hereditary Platelet Disorders: Laboratory Testing Update
Dong Chen, MD, PhD

2:45–3:15 PM

TTP (Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura): Clinical and Laboratory Update
Michelle A. Elliott, MD

3:15–3:45 PM

Refreshment Break (EXHIBITS OPEN)

3:45-4:30 PM

Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT) – Laboratory and Clinical Diagnosis and Management
Thomas L. Ortel, MD, PhD

4:30-5:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Questions and Answers
Faculty

6:00–8:00 PM

Conference Reception and Hemostasis Product Display
Windsor Hall Foyer and Windsor Hall, The Kahler Grand Hotel

 

Thursday, August 8, 2013

7:30–8:30 AM

Breakfast-with-the-Experts Sessions
(Sessions are repeated Friday morning, August 9)

Coagulopathy Cases
Rajiv K. Pruthi, MBBS

Platelet Disorder Cases
Dong Chen, MD, PhD

Von Willebrand Disease Cases
William L. Nichols, MD

Session III: Plasmatic Coagulopathies - Acquired and Hereditary
Moderator: Rajiv K. Pruthi, MBBS

8:40-8:45 AM

Announcements and Introductory Comments

8:45-9:30 AM

Lupus Anticoagulants, Antiphospholipid Antibodies and Syndrome: Overview and Update
Thomas L. Ortel, MD, PhD

9:30-10:00 AM

Issues and Updates in Antiphospholipid Antibody Serologic Testing
Melissa R. Snyder, PhD

10:00-10:30 AM

DIC (ICF) and Laboratory/Clinical Evaluation 
Rajiv K. Pruthi, MBBS

10:30-11:00 AM

Refreshment Break (EXHIBITS OPEN)

11:00-11:30 AM

Reptiles, Leeches and Coagulation
Mrinal M. Patnaik, MBBS

11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Coagulation Factor Inhibitors – Clinical and Laboratory Aspects
Rajiv K. Pruthi, MBBS

12:00-12:30 PM

Panel Discussion: Questions and Answers
Faculty

12:30-1:45 PM

Luncheon
Heritage Hall Foyer

Session IV: Hemostasis Mini-Symposium – Honoring the Career of Whyte G. Owen, PhD
Moderator: William L. Nichols, MD

1:45-2:00 PM

Introduction: "A Man Who is an Owen"
William L. Nichols, MD

2:00-2:40 PM

Factor VIII: The Forbidden Fruit
John S. (Pete) Lollar, MD

2:40-3:20 PM

Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 Deficiency: A Cause of Abnormal Bleeding and Much More
William P. Fay, MD

3:20-4:00 PM

The Role of the Protein C Pathway in the Control of Coagulation and Inflammation
Charles T. Esmon, PhD

4:00-4:30 PM

Refreshment Break (EXHIBITS OPEN)

4:30-5:10 PM

Physics of Shear-Induced Platelet Adhesion to the von Willebrand Factor A1 Domain Harboring Type 2 von Willebrand Disease Mutations
Matthew T. Auton, PhD

5:10-5:30 PM

Remarks and Closing Comments
Whyte G. Owen, PhD

5:30 PM

Adjourn
(no conference events scheduled)

5:45 PM

Depart for optional tours (pre-registration required)

 

Friday, August 9, 2013

7:30–8:30 AM

Breakfast-with-the-Experts Sessions
(Sessions are repeated Thursday morning, August 8)

Coagulopathy Cases
Rajiv K. Pruthi, MBBS

Platelet Disorder Cases
Dong Chen, MD, PhD

Von Willebrand Disease Cases
William L. Nichols, MD

Session V: Hemostasis and Thrombosis Potpourri
Moderator: John A. Heit, MD

8:40 AM

Announcements

8:40-9:10 AM

Venous Thromboembolism: Selected Updates
Aneel A. Ashrani, MD

9:10-9:50 AM

Clinical and Laboratory Update on New Anticoagulants
John A. Heit, MD

9:50-10:15 AM

Factor XI: Hemostasis, Thrombosis, and Antithrombosis
Rong He, MD

10:15-10:40 AM

Refreshment Break

10:40-11:10 AM

Thrombotic and Hemostatic Disorders in Pregnancy
Aneel A. Ashrani, MD

11:10-11:40 AM

Evaluating Children for Bleeding Symptoms and Disorders
Vilmarie Rodriquez, MD

11:40 AM–12:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Questions and Answers
Faculty

12:00 PM

Adjourn - Conference Conclusion
Box Lunches Provided

12:30 PM

Depart for optional tours (pre-registration required)

 


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