top of page

Fri, Nov 08

|

Online Seminar

Short Telomere and Post-transplant IST with Dr. Mary Armanios, MD

Short Telomere and Post-transplant IST with Dr. Mary Armanios, MD
Short Telomere and Post-transplant IST with Dr. Mary Armanios, MD

Time & Location

Nov 08, 2024, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM CST

Online Seminar

About the event

Dr. Mary Armanios, MD, holds the position of Director of the Telomere Center at Johns Hopkins and Associate Director of Cancer Research Career Enhancement at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, is also a professor in genetic medicine, molecular biology, genetics, and pathology. Her work focuses on telomere dysfunction disorders, aiming to advance surveillance, diagnosis, and treatment methods. These disorders, often linked to increased cancer risk, include conditions like myelodysplastic syndromes and myeloid leukemia.

Leading the Telomere Clinic at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Armanios provides multidisciplinary care for patients with telomere-related disorders, ranging from various cancers to lung diseases such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Her team, including geneticists, genetic counselors, and experts in hematology and organ transplant medicine, specializes in personalized care for these complex disorders.

Additionally, Dr. Armanios heads a research group studying the biology and genetics of telomere-related diseases, with notable discoveries like the role of telomerase mutations in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Since 2005, her team's research at Johns Hopkins has been pivotal in understanding the genetics of telomere disorders, aiming to improve patient care for these conditions.

Share this event

bottom of page