nbmtLINK Lunch & Learn: Ocular GVHD

Apr 9, 2021General News, Partners

Lunch & Learn with the LINK – Ocular GVHD: Expert Tips and Treatments Discussed

Wednesday, April 21st
Noon EST (one hour)
(Please adjust your time zone accordingly.)
Seen above: Sandeep Jain, MD

To register, click here

Lunch & Learn on Ocular GVHD

This month’s telephone educational and support program will focus on Ocular GVHD (oGVHD), a frequent, rapidly-progressive organ manifestation of chronic GVHD with characteristic inflammatory, immune dysregulatory and fibrotic manifestations. Ocular GVHD occurs usually 5-18 months post transplant and severely reduces quality of life after bone marrow transplantation due to severe eye discomfort.

Sandeep Jain, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, and the Director of the UIC Dry Eye & Ocular GVHD clinic at the Univ. of Chicago will share treatment options including a step-down approach sure to bring relief and improve quality of life. As well, Marilyn Wroblewski, a patient, will share her personal experience and best tips. The nbmtLINK’s licensed staff social worker, Jennifer Gillette, will facilitate the program. There will also be plenty of time for live questions.

Registration (FREE) is Open!
To register for this Lunch & Learn, please click HERE, to access the quick registration form.
The form contains the call in details needed.
If you have any technical issues related to registering, please contact peggyburkhard@nbmtlink.org or call (248) 770-5172. Note: YOU call in to participate. (We do not call you.)

 

Special thanks to our Sponsors:
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Incyte Corporation, Pharmacyclics & Janssen
and Omeros Corporation

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