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This research presentation entitled "Novel treatment options for ITP" is based on a talk given by Alan Lazarus (PhD) at the HTRS/NASTH 2019 Scientific Symposium in New Orleans, LA on May 10, 2019. The talk has a focus on the pathophysiology of thrombocytopenia in ITP.
This research presentation required advanced knowledge of immunology and hematology to understand the video and is aimed at physicians, scientists, graduate students, technicians and others in the field. (vimeo.com/341416135)
This research presentation was given at the Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine's Annual Meeting in Calgary Alberta on May 31, 2019 by Dr. Alan H. Lazarus.
This presentation required advanced knowledge of immunology and transfusion medicine to understand the video and is aimed at physicians, scientists, graduate students, technicians and others in the field. (vimeo.com/340228097)
I made 2 small errors at 4:30 min as well as at 5:21 min where I said "anti-D". I actually meant "D".
In this presentation high school students will first be introduced to the immune system. We will discuss how the immune system is organized and how it functions. We will then discuss the role of antibodies and delve into how they can help protect us from infectious diseases like the common cold or strep throat. We will then introduce the concept of autoimmune diseases and discuss antibodies as therapeutics with an emphasis on IVIg. (presented, 2014)
Dr. Lazarus' talk starts at 7 min 45 seconds.