Australian & New Zealand Childrens Haematology/Oncology Group


National Symposium on Bone Marrow Failure

27th – 29th of May 2021

Building on the incredible success of the 2019 inaugural Symposium, and the 2020 inaugural Patient and Family Forum, the CRE is delighted to announce the rescheduled dates for the 2nd National Symposium – Thursday 27th to Saturday 29th May, 2021.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this will be a virtual event held across three days; a one day Patient and Family Forum and a one and a half day Scientific Symposium. The symposium will explore both clinical and research aspects of Bone Marrow Biology, acquired and inherited Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes. 

This symposium will provide an opportunity to bring together again the most innovative, talented and exceptional minds in the field of Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes Australia wide. Maddie Riewoldt’s Vision are thrilled to announce our two incredible international guest speakers:

  • Neal Young, Chief Haematology Branch, National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland
  • Dr Alison Bertuch, Associate Professor Department of Paediatrics, Haematology/Oncology Section, Department of Molecular & Human Genetics Huffington Centre on Aging, Director Bone Marrow Failure Program, Texas Children’s Cancer and Haematology Centres, Texas Children’s Hospital.

The Symposium Steering Committee warmly encourages all members of the Bone Marrow Failure Syndrome scientific community to submit an abstract. Successful abstracts will be selected for oral presentations and/or poster submissions.

Abstract submissions are now open and will close at 5:00pm AEDT, Sunday 28 February 2021.

Abstract criteria and templates are available here.

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