Living Well With Multiple Myeloma: Understanding Genetics and Developing Research

September 09, 2017
UAMS Myeloma Institute - Little Rock, AR

Join Patient Power in partnership with the Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock, AR for a multiple myeloma town meeting for patients and care partners on Saturday, September 9th, 2017.  For the second year in a row, you can meet and connect with myeloma experts and others living with this condition. Drs. Gareth Morgan, Frits van Rhee, Faith Davies and guest expert, Dr. Guido Tricot, will speak about the significance of genetic profiling, imaging and how to get involved with developing research.

You’ll have opportunity to meet others living with myeloma and to get your questions answered by the expert panel. Whether you attend in-person in Little Rock or watch LIVE from the comfort of your own home, this town meeting will empower and educate you about myeloma. Attend this FREE town meeting to:

  • Hear cutting-edge research from world-renowned experts
  • Gain knowledge about genetic testing and how it can impact you
  • Understand current available treatments for multiple myeloma
  • Learn about effective tools for making informed decisions about your care

 

Program Agenda

9:00 - 9:30 AM          Meet & Greet: Getting to Know Others With Myeloma
9:30 - 10:00 AM Understanding Myeloma and Current Treatments
10:00 - 10:30 AM Updates in Research and How to Get Involved 
10:30 - 11:00 AM  The Importance of Genetic Testing & Imaging
11:00 - 11:15 AM Coffee Break
11:15 - 11:30 AM Meet the Patient Panel
11:30 - 12:00 PM Living Life to the Fullest With Myeloma
12:00 - 12:45 PM Q&A – General Session

Event Location

Address:

UAMS Myeloma Institute
501 Jack Stephens Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205

Additional Info:

The event will be held in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine Institute-12th Floor, Fred Smith Auditorium. Self-parking is available in Parking Deck 3, with direct access into the Spine Institute on Level 3. Breakfast will be provided.


Hosts & Guests
Hosts

Patient Advocate and Host


Guests

Professor of Medicine and Director of the UAMS Myeloma Institute


Professor of Medicine and Director of Phase I Clinical Trials Program


Professor of Medicine and Director of Developmental and Translational Medicine


Emeritus Professor of Medicine

University of Iowa Health Care


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This town meeting is sponsored by Amgen, Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Oncology. It is produced by Patient Power in partnership with the UAMS Myeloma Institute.


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