Prof. Akiko Shimamura (Harvard Medical School, Boston), Guillermo Sanz (Valencia) and Moshe Mittelman (Tel Aviv) discuss the features of childhood MDS, and the differences between pediatric and adult primary MDS.
Drs. Rafael Bejar (San Diego) and Moshe Mittelman (Tel Aviv) discuss several papers highlighting the role of genetics in MDS diagnosis, follow up and prediction of treatment. They also discuss the role of the newly approved luspatercept in the treatment of anemic transfusion-dependent patients with lower-risk MDS
Drs. Moshe Mittelman, of The Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, and Drorit Merkel, of the Sheba Medical Center, both from Tel Aviv University, Israel, discuss several important presentations from the recent 2021 ASH meeting.