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ASH to Encourage High School Students to Pursue Biomedical Research Through Special Symposium and Science Curriculum
Date:12/1/2009

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will host its annual High School Student Symposium at the New Orleans Marriott on Thursday, December 3, at 8:00 a.m. CST. The symposium, which encourages an interest in hematology, the biological sciences, and medical research, is held in conjunction with the Society's 51st Annual Meeting. This year, students will have the opportunity to explore research on sickle cell disease, an inherited blood disorder that distorts the shape of red blood cells, causing severe pain and other health problems in patients who have the disease.

"Through this program, we hope to show students how exciting and rewarding a career in biomedical research -- and hematology in particular -- really is," said Scott D. Gitlin, MD, Chair of ASH's Committee on Training Programs, which organized the event. "By stimulating an interest in the field, we hope to encourage a number of talented young scholars to the enter the specialty and be the next generation of hematologists to make important contributions to research and patient care."

Students from two local high schools -- Eleanor McMain Secondary School and McDonogh 35 Senior High School -- will participate in a series of activities related to sickle cell disease and biomedical research during the half-day symposium. After a kick-off breakfast, two local physicians from Tulane University School of Medicine and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center will give presentations. Charles Scher, MD, will give a lecture on the diagnosis and clinical manifestations of sickle cell disease followed by Renee V. Gardner, MD, who will discuss treatment options. Students will record data related to the presentations that teachers will later use to facilitate classroom discussions. In addition, small breakout sessions will provide the students with hands-on demonstrations that illustrate scientific techniques related to si
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