News and Announcements

ASPHO/COG CME SYMPOSIUM: Cellular and Immunotherapy Approaches for Pediatric Leukemia and Lymphoma
To receive continuing medical education credit for the Thursday, September 18, symposium, please click here to complete the evaluation.  Certificates will be sent weekly.

IOM Report on End-of-Life Care Event and Webcast
The public release event of the Institute of Medicine report on end-of-life care will take place on Wednesday, September 17 at 1 pm (EST) in Washington, DC. For those who cannot attend in person, a webcast will be available. Learn more.

2015 ASPHO Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Review Course
Registration for the 2015 Review Course in Dallas, February 5-8, is now open. Learn more.

2014-2015 ASPHO Webinar Series
ASPHO is pleased to announced that the following topics will be covered in the upcoming webinar series: professional development, palliative care, severe aplastic anemia, limited stage Hodgkin Lymphoma and vascular anomalies.

Pediatric Blood & Cancer iPad® App
Pediatric Blood & Cancer, ASPHO's official journal, is pleased to announce the release of the PBC iPad® App. The app allows you to stay up-to-date with developments in your profession even faster. Learn more.

ASPHO-AAP Advocacy Alliance 
This new alliance creates a subspecialty-specific advocacy agenda for the pediatric hematology-oncology community, as well as unites and combines the strengths to promote better outcomes for children. Visit the ASPHO-AAP Advocacy Alliance page for additional information.

Funding Opportunities and News

World Federation of Hemophilia Accepting Letters of Intent for Clinical Research Grant Program

The World Federation of Hemophilia is accepting Letters of Intent for international clinical research projects relating to inherited bleeding disorders. Through its Clinical Research Grant Program, WFH will award grants of up to $50,000 to support investigations designed to create better evidence for the clinical management of hemophilia A and B, von Willebrand disease, rare factor deficiencies, and inherited platelet disorders. LOI Deadline: August 31, 2014   Full Application Deadline: December 10, 2014

CureSearch for Children's Cancer—Young Investigator Grants
CureSearch for Children's Cancer is accepting applications for six Young Investigator Grants. The Young Investigator Pathway to Independence Grants are funded at $225,000 each over three years and will be available in the areas of neuroblastoma, palliative care, rhabdomyosarcoma, and three open areas. For those interested in applying, RFAs are available on proposalCENTRAL. LOI Deadline: June 20   Full Proposal Deadline: September 12

The Nikolas Symposium XXV
Each May, a group of international experts assembles in Greece to hold a symposium dedicated to finding a rational cure for the rare condition Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH).  This meeting is called the Nikolas Symposium. These symposia are held in a setting conducive to the open presentation of cutting edge ideas and data, along with scientifically rigorous dialogue. One to two young investigators are selected annually to receive a travel award to support their attendance at the meeting and to allow them to present their work.  Funds available through this fellowship cover travel costs. Deadline: January 15


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