The Annual International Symposium on Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

* The program is subject to change without notice.

* Time listed in Japan Standard Time.

Time

Topic

Speaker

Moderator

09:00 – 09:05

Opening Remarks

Dr. Kazuya Shimoda

Basic Science

09:05 – 09:30

Elucidation of Molecular Pathophysiology of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms and Its Application to Therapeutic Decisions

Dr. Robert Kralovics

Dr. Jong-Jin Seo

09:30 – 09:55

Therapeutic Potential of an Antibody Targeting the Cleaved Form of Mutant Calreticulin in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Dr. Marito Araki

09:55 – 10:20

Fibrocytes in Myelofibrosis

Dr. Kazuya Shimoda

Clinical Practice, Diagnostic and Treatment Strategy

10:20 – 10:45

Long-term Interferon Treatment for Polycythemia Vera

Dr. Richard Silver

Dr. Dong-Tsamn Lin

10:45 – 11:10

Objectives of Polycythemia Vera Treatment

Dr. Srdan Verstovsek

11:10 – 11:35

Halting Progression of Polycythemia Vera - Importance of Disease Burden Measurement

Dr. Ruben Mesa

11:35 – 12:00

Management of MPNs in Pregnancy

Dr. Yoko Edahiro

12:00 – 12:25

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia and Treatment in China

Dr. Qian Jiang

12:25 – 12:50

Diagnostic Challenges in Early MPN, MDS/MPN Overlaps, and New Molecular Data

Dr. Hans Michael Kvasnicka

12:50 – 13:15

Novel Mechanism-based Advances in the Treatment of MPNs

Dr. John Mascarenhas

13:15 – 13:50

Lunch Break

Interferon: History, Current Status and Future Prospects

13:50 – 14:15

Interferon History

Dr. Keita Kirito

Dr. Norio Komatsu

14:15 – 14:40

Ropeginterferon as an Early Treatment

Dr. Heinz Gisslinger

14:40 – 15:05

High Rate of Complete Molecular Response with Long-Term Use of Ropeginterferon Alfa-2b in PV

Dr. Jean-Jacques Kiladjian

15:05 – 15:30

Compassionate Use of Ropeginterferon Alfa-2b in Taiwan

Dr. Chih-Cheng Chen

15:30 – 15:55

Interferon Treatment for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

Dr. Dong-Wook Kim

15:55 – 16:20

Interferon Treatment for Adult T-cell Leukemia/Lymphoma

Dr. Akifumi Takaori-Kondo

16:20 – 16:30

Break

Panel Discussion  

16:30 – 16:55

Panel Discussion

Dr. Lee-Yung Shih

16:55 – 17:00

Closing Remarks

Dr. Kazuya Shimoda