Program

 

Conference Program

The ISLH Annual Meeting is a 3 day conference preceeded by a one-day educational workshop.

Please note that speakers and topics are subject to change.


Friday, May 10th

7:00 - 8:00 AM
NASCOLA BREAKFAST WORKSHOP: INTERESTING CASES IN HEMOSTASIS AND THROMBOSIS
Chair/Organizer: Dot Adcock
East Meeting Room 2
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Chair/Organizer: Tracy George, Szu-Hee Lee, Giuseppe d’Onofrio
East Meeting Room 8
8:00 - 9:00 AM
SPECIAL PLENARY: MAKING EVIDENCE BASED DECISIONS IN HEALTHCARE/CHOOSING WISELY
Chair/Organizer: Ruth Padmore
East Ballroom BC

8:00
Reducing Daily Blood Work
Ian Chin- Yee. University of Western Ontario, Canada

8:30
ASH Choosing Wisely for Hematology Laboratory Testing
Lisa Hicks. St. Michael's Hospital, Canada
9:00 - 10:30 AM
CONCURRENT 5: JOINT SESSION WITH ICCS
Chair/Organizer: Mike Keeney, John Frater
East Ballroom A

9:00
Minimal Residual Disease Analysis in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Shaoying Li. MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

9:30
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Flow and Clinical Perspectives
Roland Walter. Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

10:00
Role of Flow Cytometry in Immunodeficiency
Vijaya Knight. Children's Hospital, Colorado, USA

CONCURRENT 6: UPDATE ON HEMOSTASIS TESTING INCLUDING THE EVALUATION OF INDIVIDUALS ON THERAPY
Chair/Organizer: Stefan Tiefenbacher, Kandice Marchant
East Ballroom BC

9:00
DOACS and the Laboratory: Measurement and Interference
Robert Gosselin. University of California Davis, Hemophilia Treatment Center, USA

9:30
Oral Anticoagulant Monitoring: Are We on the Right Track?
Pall Onundarson. National University Hospital of Iceland

10:00
Laboratory Testing for New Hemophilia Treatments
Stefan Tiefenbacher. LabCorp, USA
10:30 - 11:00 AM
COFFEE BREAK
East Exhibit Hall B
11:00 - 12:00 PM
PLENARY ABSTRACT SESSION
Chair/Organizer: Albert Huisman, Richard Marlar, Cathy Ross
East Ballroom BC

11:00
A NEW IMAGE-BASED MACHINE-LEARNING SYSTEM (CELLSiMATIC) FOR THE AUTOMATIC RECOGNITION OF HEMATOLOGIC NEOPLASIA VERSUS INFECTIONS IN PERIPHERAL BLOOD
Anna Merino1, Santiago Alferez2, Laura Boldu1, Angel Molina1, Laura Puigvi2, Andrea Acevedo2, Jose Rodellar2. 1Hospital Clinic., Barcelona, Spain.2Technical University of Catalonia Spain

11:15
Big Flow Cytometry Data Analysis Methods and Applications
Albina Rahim1, 4, Lauryl Nutter2, Ryan R. Brinkman1, 3. 1Terry Fox Lab, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC, Canada.2The Centre for Phenogenomics, Toronto, ON, Canada.3Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.4Department of Bioinformatics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

11:30
Detection of anti-domain I antibodies enables the identification of high-risk antiphospholipid syndrome patients: results of a multicenter study
Dongmei Yin1, 2, Walid Chayoua1, 2, Bas de Laat1, 2, Philip de Groot1, Gary Moore3, Jean-Christophe Gris4, Stephane Zuily5, Jacek Musial6, Katrien Devreese7, Hilde Kelchtermans1, 2. 1Synapse Research Institute, Maastricht, Netherlands.2Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands.3Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, United Kingdom.4Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Nimes, France.5Centre Hospitalier Regional Universitaire de Nancy, Nancy, France.6Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland.7Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

11:45
Myelodysplastic syndrome with germline GATA2 mutation shows significant differences in clinical, immunophenotypic and genetic alterations in comparison tomyelodysplastic syndromewith wild type GATA2
Alina Dulau-Florea, Weixin Wang, Stephenie Droll, Vollter Anastas, Amy Hsu, Bhavisha Patel, Danielle Townsley, Lisa McReynolds, Christopher Hourigan, Dennis Hickstein, Raul Braylan, Neal Young, Steven Holland, Katherine Calvo. National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
12:00 - 1:30 PM
BECKMAN COULTER LUNCHEON WORKSHOP
East Meeting Room 2

SEBIA LUNCHEON WORKSHOP
East Meeting Room 8

SYSMEX LUNCHEON WORKSHOP
East Meeting Room 11
2:00 - 3:00 PM
ORAL ABSTRACT SESSION: CELLULAR & MORPHOLOGY
Chair/Organizer: John Frater, Albert Huisman
East Meeting Room 2

2:00
Evaluation of an automated bone marrow slide scanning unit (part 1)
Kathleen Deiteren, Marie-Berthe Maes, Jan Van den Bossche, Ronald Malfait. University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium

2:15
DISTINCTION BETWEEN MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROME AND NONCLONAL CYTOPENIAS BY CELLULAR MORPHOMETRIC ANALYSIS.
CRISTIAN MORALES-INDIANO1, ALICIA MARTINEZ-IRIBARRE1, MARIA LOPEZ-MOLINA1, XAVIER TEJDOR GANDUXE1, AGUEDA ANCOCHEA2, CARLA FERNANDEZ PRENDES1, MoJOSE JIMENEZ LORENZO2, MoANGELS SALA SANJAUME1, JOSEP MARIA RIBERA SANTASUSANA2, MoANTONIA LLOPIS DIAZ1, BLANCA XICOY CIRICI2. 1Core-Hematology Department. Clinical Laboratory Metropolitana Nord (LCMN). Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, BADALONA, Spain.2Hematology Department. Institut Catala d, BADALONA, Spain

2:30
Machine learning algorithms for the detection of spurious white blood cell differentials due to erythrocyte lysis resistance
Laura Bigorra1, 2, Iciar Larriba1, Jordi Huguet1, Ricardo Gutierrez-Gallego2. 1Synlab Global Diagnostics, Barcelona, Spain.2Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain

2:45
Peripheral Blood Films: Adding More Value to an Important Value-Added Test
Karen Dallas. Providence Health Care, Vancouver, BC, Canada

ORAL ABSTRACT SESSION: COAGULATION & PLATELETS
Chair/Organizer: Richard Marlar, Jun Teruya
East Meeting Room 11

2:00
Innovative rapid PCR technique without DNA extraction for the combined diagnosis of factor V Leiden and prothrombin G20210A mutations
Alexandre Desjonqueres1, Liselot Detemmerman 2, Audrey Menard1, Catherine Ternisien1, Marc Fouassier1, Benjamin Gillet1, Marie C Bene1, Yannick Le Bris1. 1Hematology Biology, Nantes, France.2LaCAR MDX, Liege, Belgium

2:15
The Added Value of Anti-cardiolipin and Anti-β2glycoprotein I IgM Antibodies in the Antiphospholipid Syndrome, a European multicenter study
Walid Chayoua1, 2, Hilde Kelchtermans1, 2, Gary W. Moore3, Jean-Christophe Gris4, Jacek Musiaa#3225, Denis Wahl6, Bas de Laat1, 2, Katrien M.J. Devreese7. 1Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Synapse Research Institute, Maastricht, Netherlands.2Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Synapse Research Institute, Maastricht, Netherlands.3Viapath Analytics, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, United Kingdom.4Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Nimes, France.5Inserm, Centre Hospitalier Regional Universitaire de Nancy, Universite de Lorraine, Nancy, France.6Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland.7Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Synapse Research Institute, Maastricht, Netherlands.8Coagulation Laboratory, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

2:30
Light transmission aggregometry on automated coagulation analyzer systems compared to a manual aggregometer (Atellica COAG 360 – CS 2500i – Chronolog 700)
Florian Pruller1, Jasmin Rabensteiner1, Carina Koller1, Dirk von Lewinski2, Elisabeth Mahla3, Markus Herrmann1. 1Clinical Institute of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, University Hospital Graz, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.2Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.3Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

2:45
Determination of sigma score based on biological variation for haemostasis assays: fit-for-purpose for daily practice?
Piet Meijer1, Martine Hollestelle1, 2, Janneke Ruinemans-Koerts3, Rene Idema4, Moniek de Maat2. 1ECAT Foundation, Voorschoten, Netherlands.2Department of Hematology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands.3Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Rijnstate Hospital, Arnhem, Netherlands.4Laboratory for Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Amphia Hospital, Breda, Netherlands

ORAL ABSTRACT SESSION: FLOW CYTOMETRY
Chair/Organizer: Catherine Ross, Marie Christine Bene
East Ballroom A

2:00
CBC parameters based derived predictive factor for acute promyelocyte leukemia
Rana Zeeshan Haider1, Sabrina Buoro2, Ramon Simon-Lopez3, Erich De Paula4, Tahir S. Shamsi1. 1NIBD a BMT, Karachi, Pakistan.2Referente Qualita Dipartimento di Medicina di Laboratorio Referente Emocitometria UOC SMeL 2 Analisi Chimico Cliniche Azienda Socio Sanitaria Territoriale Papa Giovanni XXIII, Bergamo Italy.3Sysmex Europe, Norderstedt Germany.4Department of Internal Medicine - Hematology, University of Campinas, Campinas Brazil

2:15
Fabrication of a Microfluidic Impedance Cytometer (MIC) for cell counting(CBC)
Prakhar Jain1, Usama Abbasi1, Sasikala Subramaniam1, Subham Banerjee1, Prasanta Chowdhury2. 1MicroX Labs, Society for Innovation Development, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.2National Aerospace Laboratories-CSIR, Bangalore, India

2:30
Performance of 8-color dry reagent tube for MRD detection in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia by Flow Cytometry
Rodolfo Patussi Correia, Laiz Cameirao Bento, Rodrigo de Souza Barroso, Nydia Strachman Bacal. Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2:45
FLOW CYTOMETRY BASED STUDY OF CRLF2 EXPRESSION IN B-CELL ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA
Gautam Bhagwat1, Subhajit Brahma1, Sambhunath Banerjee1, Arun SR2, Sundar Shewale1, Rishu Vidhatri1, Tanvi Gupta 2, Mayur Parihar2, Neeraj Arora3, Deepak Mishra3. 1Department of Laboratory Hematology, Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata, India.2Department of Laboratory Hematology and Cytogenetics, Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata, India.3Department of Laboratory Hematology and Molecular Genetics, Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata, India

ORAL ABSTRACT SESSION: MOLECULAR, RED CELL & STANDARDS
Chair/Organizer: Imran Mirza, Giuseppe d'Onofrio
East Meeting Room 8

2:00
Optimization of Malaria diagnostic algorithm using rapid LAMP screening assaywithin a regional health care setting
MONIKA HUDOBA1, 2, GEOFFREY CHAN1, TODD MARKIN1, JIM YAKIMEC1. 1Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada.2University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2:15
Prognostic impact of copy-number alterations in multiple myeloma: integration of cytogenetic abnormalities with gene expression profiles
Jung Yoon1, Jae Won Yun1, Jaebon Lee2, Jaesun Kim2, Hee-Jin Kim1, Sun-Hee Kim1. 1Department of Laboratory Medicine a Genetics, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.22Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

2:30
AUTOMATIC CLASSIFICATION OF RED BLOOD CELLS INFECTED WITH MALARIA BY MEANS OF DIGITAL IMAGE ANALYSIS
Angel Molina1, Santiago Alferez2, Laura Boldu1, Andrea Acevedo2, Jose Rodellar2, Anna Merino1. 1Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.2Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

2:45
UK NEQAS Haematology EQATE: a new digital platform in Haematology EQA
Barbara De La Salle, Jon Sims, Yvonne John. UK NEQAS Haematology, Watford, United Kingdom
3:00 - 4:00 PM
POSTER SESSION 2 / EXHIBITS
East Exhibit Hall B
4:00 - 5:00 PM
WOMEN IN ISLH
Chair/Organizer: Swati Pai, Joyce Rogers, Anna Ruskova, Gina Zini
East Meeting Room 10
7:00 - 10:00 PM
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