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English, Health / Medicine, 1 season, 32 episodes, 1 day, 3 hours, 37 minutes
Conversations about stem cell transplant, cellular therapy, blood cancers, medicine, education, science, research, burden of disease, and humanity. Developed and directed by The EBMT Trainee Committee. Interviewer: Nico Gagelmann
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#27 India

6/22/20231 hour, 25 seconds
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#26 Torsten Haferlach: Hematology, diagnostics and the future

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4/4/202355 minutes, 4 seconds
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#25 Daniela Hermelin: Blooducation

11/26/202250 minutes, 26 seconds
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#24 Abdul Muqtadir Abbasi: Pakistan  CONNECT WITH US
10/20/202250 minutes, 44 seconds
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#23 Jennifer Brudno: CAR-T and NIH

Dr. Brudno researches the use of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell  therapy to treat cancers of the blood, including Non-Hodgkin lymphoma,  Hodgkin lymphoma, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and multiple  myeloma. Her focus is in the development of phase I clinical trials. She  is also interested in patient safety, particularly in optimizing  patient safety for cellular immunotherapies. Nico Gagelmann and Jennifer Brudno ALL EPISODES AS AUDIO  APPLE   SPOTIFY  GOOGLE CONNECT WITH US
8/11/202254 minutes, 26 seconds
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#22 Cynthia Chmielewski: Living with myeloma

Cindy Chmielewski (@myelomateacher on Twitter) was diagnosed with  multiple myeloma in July 2008 after suffering for two years with  debilitating back pain which was wrongly attributed to degenerative disc  disease. ALL EPISODES AS AUDIO APPLE SPOTIFY GOOGLE CONNECT WITH US CONNECT WITH MYELOMA ADVOCATES
7/19/202246 minutes, 43 seconds
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#21 Helen Heslop: Cellular therapy

Heslop is a professor of medicine and pediatrics and holds the Dan L  Duncan Chair at Baylor. She is a physician-scientist engaged in  translational research focusing on adoptive immunotherapy with  gene-modified effector cells to improve hemopoietic stem cell  transplantation and cancer therapy. She has extensive experience in  developing and conducting transplant studies and cell and gene therapy  studies and currently holds more than 20 Investigational New Drug  Applications. She also has played a major role nationally as president  of societies focusing on the intellectual and clinical development of  cellular therapies and accreditation of facilities delivering cell  therapies. Dr. Helen Heslop has been elected to the National Academy of  Medicine. She is among 90 regular members and 10 international members  announced today at the Academy’s annual meeting.
6/27/202236 minutes, 33 seconds
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#20 Ghulam Mohyuddin: Training and myeloma

Dr. Mohyuddin completed his medical training at Aga Khan University in  Pakistan and his internal medicine residency at the University of Kansas  where he developed a passion for medical education and treating  hematological malignancies. He completed his fellowship developing a  clinical and research interest in multiple myeloma, drug repurposing,  quality of scientific methods end of life, cost-effective/evidence based  care and medical education. He enjoys the outdoors, and that drew him  to life in Utah where he is currently Assistant Professor at the  Huntsman Cancer Institute with a focus on multiple myeloma.
5/25/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 56 seconds
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#19 Nikita Mehra: India and molecular oncology

Nikita Mehra (@DrNikitaMehra) is an Associate Professor at Medical  Oncology and Researcher in Molecular Oncology in the Cancer Institute  (WIA), Chennai, India.
5/13/202245 minutes, 20 seconds
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#18 Raffaella Greco: Autoimmune disease

Dr. Raffaella Greco (@RaffaellaGrecoM) is a hematologist in the  Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation at the IRCCS  Ospedale San Raffaele under the supervision of Professor Fabio Ciceri. After graduating in 2008 from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the  University of Milan Vita-Salute San Raffaele received a specialization  in hematology at the same university in 2014. CONNECT WITH US
5/4/202245 minutes, 59 seconds
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#17 Nihar Desai: India

Final year hematology fellow: @nihardesai7 Interview: Nico Gagelmann, Claire Horgan CONNECT WITH US
4/24/20221 hour, 1 minute, 33 seconds
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#16 Anna Sureda: EBMT - present, future

Anna Sureda is president elect of EBMT
3/16/202253 minutes, 22 seconds
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#15 Arina Martynchyk: Ukraine
3/6/202235 minutes, 58 seconds
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#14 Sanam Loghavi: Hematopathology

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematopathology, Division of  Pathology/Lab Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer  Center, Houston, TX Interview: Nico Gagelmann, Claire Horgan
2/13/202233 minutes, 40 seconds
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#13 Toby Eyre: CLL - past, present, future

Dr Toby Eyre is a substantive consultant haematologist at Oxford  University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust specialising in the management  of lymphoid malignancies. He is considered a national expert in the  management of patients with lymphoma and patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Twitter: Interview: Nico Gagelmann
1/28/202253 minutes, 21 seconds
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#12 Ruemu Birhiray: Access and diversity in medicine and research, ASH

Dr. Birhiray earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of  Benin, Nigeria, and completed his Internal Medicine residency at  Columbus Hospital (an affiliate of Northwestern University) in Chicago,  Illinois. He completed fellowships in Bone Marrow Transplant and Medical  Oncology at Johns Hopkins University and The National Cancer Institute  in Bethesda, Maryland, respectively. Dr. Birhiray has participated in  research and is published on the subjects of immunotherapy, lymphomas  and bone marrow transplantation. Dr. Birhiray is a member of The  American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology,  American Medical Association and the Wisconsin Medical Society.  Interview: Nico Gagelmann and Claire Horgan
12/19/202139 minutes, 6 seconds
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#11 Trainee realities in Latin America

The following podcast hosts trainees from Latina America, Laura Saavedra  from Venezuela, Andres Gomez from Mexico, Rafaela Muratori from Brazil  and Susy Bazan from Peru. This recording is the second part, where we discuss shared experiences and challenges. But most of the time, we will listen to them and learn from them. The first part with presentations of each country can be found on our youtube channel:
12/3/20211 hour, 11 minutes, 19 seconds
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#10 Nada Hamad: Access and diversity in training and healthcare, ANZTCT

The following is a conversation with Prof Nada Hamad, a senior staff specialist in bone marrow transplant, clinical and laboratory haematologist at St Vincent’s hospital in Sydney, where she is also director of the haematology clinical trials unit. She is President of the Bone Marrow Transplant Society of Australia and New Zealand. She is a senior lecturer at the University of Sydney and University of NSW.
11/17/202157 minutes, 46 seconds
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#9 Vincent Rajkumar: myeloma, COVID, drug costs, mistakes, training

The following is a conversation with Prof Vincent Rajkumar is engaged in  clinical, epidemiological and laboratory research in myeloma and  related disorders. Dr. Rajkumar served as the principal investigator on  several clinical trials for the treatment of myeloma. We talk with him  about myeloma, COVID, how he thinks trainees can make sense of all the  data out there, access to treatments and drug costs. Interview: Nico Gagelmann, Claire Horgan
10/10/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 43 seconds
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#8 Chris Lewis: cancer, discrimination, COVID, death, communication

This conversation is about cancer and all the overwhelming challenges  and potential discrimination that come with the diagnosis, inequalities,  death, the impact of COVID, the importance of time and communication,  and Chris' unique and inspiring story. His website: SimPal: Interview: Nico Gagelmann
8/5/20211 hour, 18 minutes, 45 seconds
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#7 Chadi Nabhan: good medicine, death, shame, science, public health

The following is a conversation with Chadi Nabhan, Chairman of Precision Oncology Alliance at Caris Life Sciences. We talk with him about good medicine, the art of being human, actually caring for patients, and the essence of science and its abuse in current times of COVID. With his podcast "healthcare unfiltered", his perspective articles in Journal of Clinical Oncology, JAMA and others, he is a really human voice in an ever challenging environment of pretenders. Previously, Dr. Nabhan was an Associate Professor of Medicine, and Medical Director of the Clinical Cancer Center at the University of Chicago. He also hosts the podcast healthcare unfiltered, talking about all aspects of cancer care, science and medicine. Please check out his podcast and his texts. If you like this episode, feel free to leave feedback and share this video or audio links on spotifiy/apple and others. And now enjoy this conversation with Chadi Nabhan.
7/12/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 32 seconds
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#6 Aaron Goodman: Good education, communication, and twitter

The following is a conversation with Dr Aaron Goodman,  hematologist/oncologist at the University of California San Diego. What  is good medical education? How do we best learn to communicate? What  does twitter mean for medical science? Interview: Nico Gagelmann, Claire Horgan
6/16/202153 minutes, 47 seconds
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#5 Robert Panza: being a stem cell courier, donation, COVID

The following is a conversation with Robert Panza, former policeman from  California and volunteer stem cell courier for the National Marrow  Donor Program in the United States.  We talk about the National Marrow Donor Program, how Robert got into  being a stem cell courier, what it means, funny and sad stories,  challenges and wonders since the pandemic. Interview: Nico Gagelmann ( MORE about our Trainee Committee on   MORE about EBMT on    Robert Panza is also one of about 200 people across the USA who are  volunteer NMDP Ambassadors, advocating on behalf of cellular therapy  patients and the NMDP with elected officials.   Wherever you are, please register as a donor to further reduce the  current inequalities of donor access.   Go visit the  More on being a courier in COVID times
5/15/20211 hour, 24 minutes, 16 seconds
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#4 Bronwen Shaw: World Marrow Donor Association

Bronwen Shaw is MD and Professor at the Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin and the current president of the World Marrow Donor  Association (WMDA), which is made up of organisations and individuals  who promote global collaboration and best practices for the benefit of  stem cell donors and transplant patients.  WMDA was informally initiated in 1988 by three pioneers in the field of  transplantation: John Goldman (United Kingdom), E. Donnall Thomas  (United States) and Jon J. van Rood (the Netherlands). This led to the  foundation of WMDA in 1994.  In 2007, WMDA became one of the founding members of the Worldwide  Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (WBMT). WBMT is a  non-profit scientific organisation which aims to promote excellence in  stem cell transplantation, donation and cellular therapy. It has an  official relationship with the World Health Organization. The other  three founding organisations of the WBMT are the European Society for  Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT), the Center for International  Blood & Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR), and the Asian Pacific  Blood and Marrow Transplantation Group (APBMT).  Interview: Nico Gagelmann  MORE about our Trainee Committee on   MORE about EBMT on     MORE about the WMDA on   h ttps://
4/20/202124 minutes, 36 seconds
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#3 Stanley Riddell: past, present, and future of CAR T cell therapy

Prof Stanley Riddell is a world leader in developing immunotherapies using adoptive T cell therapy. Fasten your seatbelt and enjoy this rush from basic research to clinical reasoning.
2/3/202159 minutes, 38 seconds
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#2 Clip: What happens with my manuscript after submission?

Dr. Lan-Lan Smith on the process after a manuscript got submitted.
1/19/202115 minutes, 47 seconds
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#2 Lan-Lan Smith: science, publication, review process, and The Lancet journals

Dr. Lan-Lan Smith is founding editor of The Lancet Haematology and former senior editor of The Lancet Oncology. This conversation is about science, its communication and publication, scientific review process, and The Lancet journal family.
1/19/202159 minutes, 1 second
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#1 Clips: Nobel Prize 1990

Gösta Gahrton on Nobel Prize procedures and the year 1990.
12/8/202035 minutes, 15 seconds
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#1 Clips: History of EBMT

Gösta Gahrton reflecting on the beginnings and evolution of EBMT.
12/8/202022 minutes, 11 seconds
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#1 Clips: 1st transplant and the luck of treating a wrestler

Gösta Gahrton on the history of stem cell transplantation and his first experiences.
12/8/202011 minutes, 27 seconds
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#1 Clips: Important milestones of stem cell transplantation

Gösta Gahrton on important milestones of stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy.
12/8/202022 minutes, 25 seconds
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#1 Gösta Gahrton: Nobel Prize, history of stem cell transplantation and EBMT

Gösta Gahrton is Professor of Medicine at Department of Medicine,  Huddinge, Karolinska Institute, Sweden. He was Head of Hematology at Huddinge Hospital and Head of the Department of Medicine Karolinska Institutet, where he established one of the first bone marrow transplantation centers. Prof Gahrton has been a member and chairman of the Nobel Committee of the Karolinska Institutet. 
12/6/20202 hours, 19 minutes, 36 seconds