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Iron-restricted Erythropoiesis in Sickle Cell Disease, With Drs. David Rees, Naja Nyffenegger, & Vania Manolova

September 21, 2022
Speakers: Dr. David Rees; Dr. Naja Nyffenegger; Dr. Vania Manolova

In this installment, Contributing Editor Dr. David Rees has a conversation with Drs. Naja Nyffenegger and Vania Manolova. They discuss the Blood article covered by Dr. Rees in his most recent Diffusion article titled, “Iron-restricted Erythropoiesis in Sickle Cell Disease.” In the article, Dr. Rees explored the study by Dr. Nyffenegger and colleagues, which hypothesized that iron restriction via blocking ferroportin might reduce sickle hemoglobin concentration in red blood cells, thereby decreasing hemolysis, improving blood flow, and preventing vaso-occlusive events. Read more

ASH and Maternal Health, With Drs. Jennifer Holter-Chakrabarty & Sarah O’Brien

September 19, 2022
Speakers: Dr. Jennifer Holter-Chakrabarty; Dr. Sarah O’Brien

In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Holter-Chakrabarty, chair of the ASH Committee on Government Affairs, and Dr. Sarah O’Brien, chair of the ASH Working Group on Maternal Health in Hematology have a conversation about recent issues facing maternal health care, and what the Society and its membership is doing to confront these challenges, through advocacy and education. Learn more

Trust Your Gut: Changes in Intestinal Microbiome Are Associated With Outcomes Following CAR-T Therapy, With Drs. Loretta Nastoupil and Melody Smith

July 1, 2022
Speakers: Dr. Loretta Nastoupil; Dr. Melody Smith

In this podcast, Contributing Editor Dr. Loretta Nastoupil has a conversation with Dr. Melody Smith. They discuss a Nature Medicine article covered by Dr. Nastoupil in her most recent Diffusion article titled, “Trust Your Gut: Changes in Intestinal Microbiome Are Associated With Outcomes Following CAR-T Therapy.” In the article, Dr. Nastoupil discusses a study that explored whether antibiotic exposure or fecal microbiome composition was associated with efficacy and toxicity following anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy in adult patients with B-cell malignancies. Read more

The Latest Sickle Cell Disease Policy Updates, With Drs. Jennifer Holter Chakrabarty & Chancellor Donald

June 1, 2022
Speakers: Dr. Jennifer Holter Chakrabarty; Dr. Chancellor Donald

In this installment, ASH Committee on Practice Chair Dr. Chancellor Donald and ASH Committee on Government Affairs Chair Dr. Jennifer Holter Chakrabarty provide an overview of the latest sickle cell disease (SCD) policy updates and highlight ASH's work to date on the Hill, including a recently introduced SCD bill, and work with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other federal partners. Learn more

Structural Racism and Understanding Disparities in AML Outcomes, With Drs. Christine McMahon and Ivy Abraham

May 3, 2022
Speakers: Dr. Christine McMahon; Dr. Ivy Abraham 

In this installment, Contributing Editor Dr. Christine McMahon has a conversation with Dr. Ivy Abraham. They discuss a Blood article covered by Dr. McMahon in her most recent Diffusion article titled, “Toward Understanding Disparities in AML Outcomes: The Role of Structural Racism.” In the article, Dr. McMahon discusses an analysis of data showing disparities in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) outcomes among racial and ethnic groups as well as the reason these disparities exist. Read more

A Conversation About Women in Medicine, With Drs. Shikha Jain and Laura Michaelis

April 13, 2022
Speakers: Dr. Shikha Jain; Dr. Laura Michaelis

In this installment, Editor-in-Chief Dr. Laura Michaelis interviews Dr. Shikha Jain. In this interview, Dr. Michaelis and Dr. Jain chat about female physicians' experience in the workforce, women in medicine, and discuss a series of articles and studies on why they are leaving the workforce and how their experiences compare to their male counterparts. Visit the ASH website to learn about the Society's Women in Hematology Working Group's efforts. Learn more

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