Jun 22, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                               
Ilana Ostrin   
Senior Director of Public Relations and Communications  
iostrin@hemophilia.org 
212-328-3769 

NHF Announces Summer 2022 Wednesday Webinar Schedule 
Free series features topics including VWD, ultrasound, and more  

NEW YORK, NY – The National Hemophilia Foundation is proud to announce its upcoming summer lineup for the Wednesday Webinar series. Summer webinars will run through early August then pause for the annual Bleeding Disorders Conference, and resume after Labor Day.  

Webinars are free to attend and feature expert researchers and industry professionals. Throughout the summer, the webinars will explore various novel research topics relevant to the inheritable blood and bleeding disorders community. 

As of press time, the summer webinar schedule is as follows*:  

  • July 13: Dr. Akram Mesleh Shayeb examines quantitative measurements of hemophilic joint tissues by point-of-care musculoskeletal ultrasound. 

  • July 20: Dr. Bethany Samuelson Bannow explores the intersection of VWD and iron deficiency. 

  • July 27: Dr. Shannon Meeks, MBA investigates inhibitors in the age of non-factor therapies. 

  • August 3: Dr. Marie Hollenhorst discusses markers of autoimmunity in immune thrombocytopenia. 

  • August 10: The NHF Research Team celebrates the anniversary of the foundation of the Judith Graham Pool Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. 

  • August 17: Simon Fletcher explores the exigency study, an analysis of why men with severe hemophilia might not want gene therapy. 
     
    *(Webinar scheduling is subject to change; please visit hemophilia.org/events and follow NHF on Twitter for the latest updates.) 

Webinars are live streamed via ZOOM, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube at 2 p.m. EST each Wednesday. An audience Q&A session begins at approximately 2:45 p.m. Questions may be submitted during the webinar or in advance via email at communications@hemophilia.org 

All webinars are free and open to the public. Online registration takes just a few simple clicks via NHF's calendar. 

NHF created the weekly webinar series in 2020 to educate and inspire throughout the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, the webinars have continued to serve the inheritable blood and bleeding disorders as an informative and popular weekly event. Click here to view past webinar recordings. 

Those with questions are encouraged to contact Ilana Ostrin, Sr. Director of Public Relations and Communications at ilana@hemophilia.org 

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For nearly 75 years, The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) has championed research, education, and advocacy for inheritable blood disorders. NHF is dedicated to finding better treatments, preventative measures, and cures for inheritable blood disorders. Founded by patients in 1948, NHF’s impactful programs and initiatives are made possible through the support of a nationwide network of chapters, as well as individuals, partners, and a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Learn more at hemophilia.org.