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MPN Highlights from ASH 2018

MPN News | 12/5/18

Each year the American Society of Hematology (ASH) hosts their annual convention, where researchers, doctors, and organizations such as the MPN Research Foundation gather to discuss the ever-changing world of blood disorders and learn about the progress of research.

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MPNRF Founder Bob Rosen Honored as MPN Hero

MPN News | 12/1/18

The MPN Heroes Celebration Event held annually at ASH is an opportunity to recognize the individuals and organizations who work hard on behalf of the MPN community and make a difference in the lives of patients living with PV, ET, and MF. Each year at this event, recipients of the MPN Heroes Recognition Program are honored based on those actions and traits that define them as heroes. This year, on November 30, 2018, the founder of the MPN Research Foundation, Bob Rosen, was honored as one of those heroes.

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MPNRF Funded Abstracts to be Presented at ASH

MPN News | 11/19/18

With your support, we have funded research that has resulted in gains in our understanding of Polycythemia Vera, Essential Thrombocythemia and Myelofibrosis. The publications linked below are funded by MPNRF and will be presented at the American Society of Hematology annual meeting in San Diego this December.

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Study Assess Current Recommended Guidelines for the Treatment of PV Patients

MPN News | October 31, 2018
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University of Michigan seeks to make bone marrow imaging less painful for people with myeloproliferative neoplasms

MPN News | October 23, 2018

Patients with an MPN are invited to participate in the non-invasive study

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Ropeginterferon reduces JAK2 burden compared to Hydroxyurea in PV according to new study

MPN News | October 15, 2018

After 1 year of treatment with ropeginterferon, the ratio of JAK2-mutated to wild-type colonies grown from bone marrow progenitors was reduced by 64%, compared to 25% in patients receiving hydroxyurea.

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Classification and Prognostic Models Developed for MPN Patient Outcomes

MPN News | 10/11/18
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Increased Pentraxin-3 Correlates with the Activity of the Neoplastic Clone in Primary Myelofibrosis

MPN News | December 7, 2017

Increased Pentraxin-3 Correlates with the Activity of the Neoplastic Clone in Primary Myelofibrosis

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FDA awards $18 million in grants for advancing treatment of rare diseases

MPN News | 10/3/18

The FDA announced on that they have awarded 12 new clinical trial research grants toward advancing the development of treatments of rare diseases.

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Behind the Mystery: Living with Polycythemia Vera

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MPN experts Dr. Richard T. Silver, from New York - Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and Dr. Srdan Verstovsek of the MD Anderson Cancer Center, to discuss the latest in patient care and clinical trials for polycythemia vera, as well as the future for those living with PV as a chronic illness.

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Janssen Elects Not to Continue Agreement with Geron for Imetelstat

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Today Janssen announced that they would no longer be partnering with Geron on the development of Imetelstat

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MPN Research Foundation Attends 3rd Annual MPN Horizons Conference

MPN News | September 11, 2018

Director of Development, Bill Crowley, and Executive Director, Michelle Woehrle, represented MPN Research Foundation at the recent MPN Horizons 2018 Conference in Prague, Czech Republic.

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MPN Research Foundation's SCT Spectrum Transplant Timing Tool featured in CURE Today

MPN News | August 20, 2018
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Recent Study Indicates a Familial Predisposition for MPN

MPN News | August 15 , 2018

A recent analysis of the Swedish Cancer Family Database has found that there is a familial predisposition for certain blood cancers, including myeloproliferative neoplasms.

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MPN Research Foundation's Patient Registry Featured in CURE Today.

MPN News | July 23, 2018

Registry Manager, Lindsey Whyte, discusses the benefits that myMPN brings to MPN patients and researchers with CURE Today.

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