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2015 Amyloidosis Foundation Patient Day

2015 Amyloidosis Foundation Patient Day

Amyloidosis: Raising Awareness, Improving Care, Enhancing New Treatments

 

In Nashville, TN on Saturday, October 17, 2015, the Amyloidosis Foundation hosted a team of highly-regarded medical specialists to join patients and their families for a day of amyloidosis information and discussion. The agenda included medical presentations from the following physicians:

Raymond L. Comenzo, MD

Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Director, Blood Bank and Stem Cell Processing Labratory

Stacey Goodman, MD

Program Director, Vanderbilt Amyloidosis Multidisciplinary Program (VAMP)

Shelton Lacy Harrell, MSN, ACNP-BC

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Robert Hoffman, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

Director, Pathology Residency Training Program

Directory, Autopsy Pathology

Vice Chair for Graduate Medical Education

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Sara N. Hortst, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Center

Heather Landau, MD

Oncologist and Hematologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Anthony Langone, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Medical Director, Vanderbilt Medical Specialities Clinic

Medical Director of Renal Transplantation, Veteran Affairs Hospital

Daniel Lenihan, MD

Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Director, Clinical Research Program

Amanda Peltier, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Frederick L. Ruberg, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging Program, Boston Medical Center

Mark Steele, MD, FCCP

Medical Director, Vanderbilt Lung Transplant Team

Jonathan S. Wall, PhD

Professor, Amyloidosis and Cancer Theranostics Program

Preclinical and Diagnostic Molecular Imaging Library

The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

Our day concluded with an open patient forum discussion, which included the actor Michael York. Thank you to our sponsors Alnylam, Prothena and Takeda Oncology for your support. Special thank you to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for assisting with the coordination of this event.