The 4th Worldwide Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (WBMT) Workshop and Symposium
| 15-17 Jan 2017 |
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

WBMT Symposium in Riyadh 2017

17 January 2017 (Tuesday)

Chairs:  Fahad Almohareb (KSA) and Ayman Hejazi (KSA)


08:00-08:20 Matched Unrelated Donor HCT Dennis Confer (USA) 
08:20-08:40 Haplo-identical HCT Andrea Bacigalupo (Italy)
08:40-09:00 Myeloablative vs. Reduced-intensity Conditioning Daniel Weisdorf (USA)
09:00–9:15 Panel Discussion  

Chairs: Rafael Duarte (Spain) and Shahrukh Hashmi (KSA)


09:15-09:35 Acute Graft-Versus-Host Disease Nelson Chao (USA)
09:35-09:55 Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease Hildegard Greinix (Austria) 
09:55-10:15 Long Term Complications Post HCT Navneet Majhil (USA)
10:15–10:30 Panel Discussion  
10.30 - 10.45 Coffee Break  

Chairs: Fahad Alsharif (KSA) and Reem Alsudairy (KSA)


10:45-11:05 Bacterial Infections Ali Alomrani (KSA)
11:05-11:25 Viral Infections TBC
11:25-11:45 Fungal Infections  Hail Alabdely (KSA)
11:45–12:00 Panel Discussion  
12:00–13:15 Lunch  


Chairs: Parameswaran Hari (USA) and Marwan Shaheen (KSA)


13:15-13:35 HCT in Acute Myeloid Leukaemia Bipin Savani (USA) 
13:35-13:55 HCT in Acute Lymphocytic Leukaemia Ibrahim Yakoub-Agha (France)
13:55-14:15 HCT in Multiple Myeloma   Mohamed Mohty (France)
14:15-14:35 HCT in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Syed Saad Akhtar (KSA) 
14:35-14:55 HCT in Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Mehdi Hamdani (USA)
14:55–15:15 Panel Discussion  
15.15-15.30 Coffee Break  


Chairs: Naynesh Kamani (USA) and Abdullah Aljefri (KSA)


15:30-15:50 HCT in Aplastic Anemia Andrea Bacigalupo (Italy)
15:50-16:10 HCT in Congenital Bone Marrow Failures   Mouhab Ayas (KSA)  
16:10-16:30 HCT in Thalassemia Said Yousuf Mohamed (KSA
16:30-16:50 HCT in Sickle Cell Anemia   Kassim Adetola (USA)
16:50–17:10 Panel Discussion