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ISLH October Webinar: Hemoglobinopathy update; Mechanisms , diagnostics and new developments
Hemoglobinopathies are mostly autosomal recessive disorders and heterozygotes are symptom-free but present various hematological characteristics which are used for their identification in carrier screening programs. The presentation will highlight some unexpected molecular mechanisms showing interesting genotype-phenotype correlations, either ameliorating or deteriorating the clinical presentation of hemoglobinopathy.

Learning Objectives - after participation of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Recognize distinctive features of alpha- and beta-thalassemia for carrier diagnostics.
2. Know about ameliorating and deteriorating factors in determining the disease phenotype.
3. Know how carrier detection may contribute to prevention of these severe inherited diseases.

Oct 17, 2019 11:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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