ASH is pleased to recognize the following abstract presenters who received the highest ranking in their categories of undergraduate student, medical student, graduate student, resident physician, and post-doctoral fellow. Outstanding Abstract Achievement Award winners receive a $2,000 honorarium plus annual meeting travel reimbursement.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT
Stacy B. Kiven, BS
University of Minnesota
Abstract 76
Title: Calpain-1 Contributes to Pain and Organ Damage in Sickle Cell Disease
113. Hemoglobinopathies, Excluding Thalassemia—Basic and Translational Science: Novel Therapeutic Approaches for Pain and Organ Pathology in Sickle Cell Disease
Saturday, December 7, 2019, 10:15 a.m., Valencia BC (W415BC), Level 4 (Orange County Convention Center – map it)

MEDICAL STUDENT
Hrishikesh Srinagesh, BA
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Abstract 367
Title: The MAGIC Algorithm Probability (MAP): A Novel Laboratory Biomarker for the Response to Treatment of Acute Graft-Versus-Host Disease
722. Clinical Allogeneic Transplantation: Acute and Chronic GVHD, Immune Reconstitution: Clinical Trials
Sunday, December 8, 2019, 7:30 a.m., W230, Level 2 (Orange County Convention Center – map it)

GRADUATE STUDENT
Melanie Castro-Mollo, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Abstract 2
Title: Erythroferrone Regulates Bone Remodeling in β-Thalassemia
Plenary Scientific Session
Sunday, December 8, 2019, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., Hall D, Level 2 (Orange County Convention Center – map it)

RESIDENT PHYSICIAN
Naranie Shanmuganathan, MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA
Royal Adelaide Hospital and SA Pathology
Abstract 662
Title: RNA Splicing Defects in Cancer-Linked Genes Indicate Mutation or Focal Gene Deletion and Are Associated with TKI Resistance in CML
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Therapy: Response Monitoring and Prognosis
Monday, December 9, 2019, 10:45 a.m., W308, Level 3 (Orange County Convention Center – map it)

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW
Tomoya Muto, MD PhD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Abstract 727
Innate Immune Signaling Suppresses Acute Leukemia By Modifying MYC Oncogenic Activity
603. Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressors: MYC and Beyond
Monday, December 9, 2019, 2:45 p.m., W314, Level 3 (Orange County Convention Center- map it)

 

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