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Renowned Physician Joanne Kurtzberg, MD, to Discuss Cord Blood Therapies for Brain Disease at AABB 2017

LENEXA, Kansas (Sept. 28, 2017) – On October 9, 2017, at the 2017 AABB Annual Meeting in San Diego, internationally renowned pediatric hematologist and oncologist Joanne Kurtzberg, MD, will discuss Novel Applications of Cord-Blood-Derived Therapies for Genetic and Acquired Brain Diseases. Dr. Kurtzberg pioneered the use of umbilical cord blood as an alternative stem cell source for unrelated hematopoietic stem cell transplant. She is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Duke University School of Medicine and is the chief scientific officer of the Robertson Clinical and Translational Cell Therapy Program.

Dr. Kurtzberg’s session is part of the popular Share the Science webinar series sponsored by Mediware and Save the Cord Foundation. Share the Science is an innovative educational program that brings the latest research and breakthroughs to the industry through unbiased, noncommercial presentations.

This important presentation will take place in the San Diego Convention Center from 7 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. PDT. Attendance is free, but space is limited. Registration is required: www.mediware.com/aabbkurtzberg.

Also during the 2017 AABB Annual Meeting, software leader Mediware will demonstrate its Transtem cellular therapy solution. Stop by booth #2434 in the exhibit hall to see a demonstration and to register to win an iPad.

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About Mediware

Since 1980, Mediware has provided software solutions to healthcare providers and has since expanded to serve many state and federal agencies. Mediware’s solutions are perfect for high-growth, complex patient care environments that remain underserved by existing vendors. The company employs more than 650 subject matter experts who deeply understand business and care processes in highly specialized acute, non-acute, and community-based care settings and have years of experience integrating systems. Mediware’s portfolio of solutions currently includes human and social services, blood, cellular therapy, home care, medication management, rehabilitation, and respiratory therapy. For more information, visit mediware.com

 

About Save the Cord Foundation

Save the Cord Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization, was established to promote awareness of the life-saving benefits of cord blood based on unbiased and factual information. The Foundation educates parents, health professionals and the general public about the need to preserve this valuable medical resource while providing information on both public cord blood donation programs and family cord blood banks worldwide. Learn more at savethecordfoundation.org.

Michelle Caldwell

Michelle is the Corporate Event Planner at Mediware. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts, with an emphasis in Public Relations and Electronic Media from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa.

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