Functional Fluidics gave several presentations at the Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research (FSCDR) meeting the weekend of April 28-30th in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
First, Saturday 4/29 from 4-6pm Dr. Patrick Hines chaired an education session on biomarkers and surrogate endpoints entitled: “Can Novel Biomarkers Clarify Sickle Cell Disease Status and Effects of Disease-Modifying Therapies? Current Challenges – Future Opportunities (http://sched.co/A8XP).”
Second, Sunday 4/30 from 11a-noon (abstract breakout session) and 3:30p-5p (poster session), Dr. Jennell White presented preliminary results from an exciting longitudinal study evaluating standardized adhesion assay data in individuals with SCD. She will discuss clinical reference ranges for adhesion in SCD patients and explore how these assays can be useful in clinical studies of SCD-modifying drugs (http://sched.co/A8Xd).