OCT 11, 2022

Facts, Myths, and Fears of Gene Therapy

Facts, Myths, and Fears of Gene Therapy

Please join us on Tuesday, October 11th at 6:00pm for a virtual one hour interactive presentation and discussion about gene therapy titled, Facts, Myths, and Fears of Gene Therapy. Our presenter, Dr. Jobe, will take a deep dive into the science behind gene therapy and will answer your questions in this informal evening discussion.  

This is a closed session to men in the bleeding disorders community.  This includes male patients, caregivers, parents, spouses, and partners! Participants must be age 18 or older. 

This session will be facilitated by hemophilia treatment center social workers, Karen Boyd, LMSW, and David Rushlow, LMSW.

Speaker:
Shawn Jobe is a physician-scientist and the director of the Michigan State Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders and associate professor of Pediatrics and Human Development at MSU. He has designed and served as local investigator on multiple studies investigating the safety and benefit of gene therapy in hemophilia A and B.

This session is limited to the first 20 registrants

HFM will treat attendees to dinner during this educational program.
 Order carryout or delivery and send a photo of your itemized receipt to Laura at lolson@hfmich.org. You will be reimbursed for your meal (up to $30 per family). Please note that we are unable to reimburse alcohol purchases.

HFM does not endorse any specific product or company. 

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