Research


SDSF at ASH Conference

"It was a true pleasure representing SDSF at the ASH Conference. Christine, Pam, Carol Kolar and I spent many hours talking to physicians and researchers from numerous countries. We discovered SDS patients in many countries, including India, Venezuela, Russia and China and others. We also were able to attend some oral presentation relevant to SDS as well as view several poster presentations. We’re happy to report that there were more presentations and information shared about SDS at this year’s conference than at any previous ASH conference."     --Joan Mowery, ...

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The dates for the 9th International Congress on SDS have been announced!

The dates for the 9th International Congress on Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome have been announced.... APRIL 8-11, 2018 Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas

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Connor’s Heroes nonprofit hopes to encourage pediatric cancer research in Richmond

“I’m hopeful that as more and more people in the local community learn that there is pediatric cancer research happening right here in Richmond, that they don’t have to send a check to St. Jude’s or St. Baldrick’s, they can actually donate to Connor’s Heroes and it goes right to research that’s happening here,” said Lisa Goodwin, the group’s executive director and Connor’s mom. Dr. Seth Corey and his team are able to manipulate the zebrafish genes so the fish have features similar to children with SDS.

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2016 ASH Conference

Shwachmand Diamond Syndrome Foundation was at the ASH (American Society of Hematology) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA December 3-6, 2016. Here are a few pictures of some visitors at our booth as well as some new studies and information.        

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8th International Congress–Pictures and Presentation Abstracts

8th International Congress on Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome, Verona, Italy:                                   Selected Hematology Abstracts of Interest to Patients and Families - Johnson M. Liu, MD Johnson M. Liu Patients with SDS demonstrate varying degrees of bone marrow failure, including isolated neutropenia, mild to moderate thrombocytopenia, anemia, and/or pancytopenia.  Neutropenia is the most common hematologic ...

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Recent Research Articles Added to Site

If you haven't checked out the newest medical articles regarding Shwachman Diamond Syndrome published in 2015, we encourage you to do so. We added 21 new articles to our list of articles to our "Research Articles" page. To date, we now have a total of 383 research articles written about Shwachman Diamond Syndrome. That number is remarkable and we are very grateful for our wonderful doctors and researchers!

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Two Research Grants Awarded

Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome Foundation is proud to announce the awarding of two (2) grant proposals for funding this year. Recipients of these grants are Allison Bertuch, MD PhD, for her research titled "Why are Shwachman-Diamond syndrome cells hypersensitive to y-irradiation?" and Seth Corey, MD, for his proposal titled "Identification of cooperating genes in the transformation of SDS to MDS/ AML in the zebrafish model that phenocopies human SDS". Both of these grants are being supported by a donation from the Shwachman Diamond Project.

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8th International Congress Dates Announced

The dates for the 8th International Congress on Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome have been announced; April 17-20, 2016. SDSF is an important sponsor for this meeting. Our funds help bring experts, researchers, and clinicians together to present and discuss research findings, treatment, and care of patients with SDS. Please continue to support SDSF so we can support the Congress and research for patients of SDS. Visit Site

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Rare-disorders advocates combine forces at Capitol Confidential

Rare-disorders advocates combine forces at Capitol Confidential Visit Link to Story

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