9th Annual Arizona Cord Blood Conference

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Date(s) - 18 Apr 2024
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

ASU Memorial Union

You’re invited to the 9th Annual Arizona Cord Blood Conference:“Awareness & Education for Growth” This Free HYBRID event is open to all and recommended for Healthcare Professionals.Presented by the Arizona Public Cord Blood Program

The purpose of this one-day hybrid conference is to bring patients, researchers, clinicians, and policy makers together to learn about advances in cord blood transplant outcomes, cutting edge research, and exciting new innovations using donated cord blood in treating leukemia, lymphoma, sickle cell anemia and more.

 See the full agenda and register for free HERE.

This year’s Arizona Cord Blood Conference will focus on how on “Awareness & Education for Growth” thanks to cord blood’s unique abilities to help patients in need of a stem cell transplant. The Arizona Cord Blood Conference will be hosted by Arizona State University through the office of Research Development within the Department of Knowledge Enterprise.We are pleased to announce the following cord blood experts and former transplant patients who will speak about cord blood’s use as a valuable source of stem cells (in order of appearance):

  • Kimberly Romo (Master of Ceremonies)
  • Jennifer Cunico, Victor Waddell, PhD and John Garcia (Arizona Department of Health Services/ABRC/Arizona Public Cord Blood Program)
  • Hon. Juan Ciscomani (Arizona 6th Congressional District, U.S. House of Representatives)
  • Maegan Capitano, PhD (Indiana University School of Medicine)
  • Matthew Farrow (World’s 1st Cord Blood Recipient)
  • Barbara Torrey, Charis Ober, Melanie Hall (Arizona Public Schools/Save the Cord Foundation)
  • Chitra Hosing, MD (MD Anderson Cancer Center)
  • Arian Navarro, MD (MD Anderson Cord Blood Bank)
  • Filippo Milano, MD (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center)
  • Heather Stefanski MD, PhD (NMDP)
  • Luke Fryer & family (Cord Blood Recipient for Cerebral Palsy)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW Limited availability for In-Person attendees, register early!