Conferences

Blaze Conference Presentations

  • Plenary presentation: Tarasev, M., Alfano, K., Chakraborty, S.:” Use of RBC Mechanical Fragility to assess blood damage due to medical devices, drugs, cell environment or pathologies”, oral presentation at the 20th European Red Cell Society meeting, Roscoff, France, 2015
  • Tarasev, M., Alfano, K., Chakraborty, S.:”Profiling RBC Mechanical Fragility for Assessment of Cell Health”, presentation at the Red Cell Gordon Research Conference. Holderness, NH, June 2015
  • Featured Presentation: Chakraborty, S., Muchnik, M., Light, L., Alfano, K. and Tarasev, M.: “Variability in Individual Response to a Single Sickling Event for Normal, Sickle Cell, and Sickle-Trait Erythrocytes”,  Presentation at the 2014 Annual AABB Meeting, October 2014, Philadelphia, PA, Abstract: Transfusion (2014), Volume 54S, p. 183A 
  • Tarasev, M., Alfano, K., Chakraborty, S.: “Establishing Red Blood Cell Quality  Through Membrane Mechanical Fragility”, presentation at the European Hemovigilance seminar, Barcelona, Spain, April, 2014 
  • Tarasev, M., Chakraborty, S. and Davenport, R.: “Effect of Albumin and Fatty-Acids on Mechanical Fragility of Red Blood Cells”, Presentation at the 2013 Annual American Association of Blood Banks  (AABB) Meeting, October 2013, Denver, CO, Abstract: Transfusion (2013), Volume 53, Supp.1, p. 86A
  • Chakraborty, S., Alfano, K. and Tarasev, M.: “RBC Mechanical Fragility as a Direct Blood Quality Metric to Supplement Storage Time", Military Health System Research Symposium, August 2013, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Tarasev, M.,  Chakraborty, S. and Davenport, R.: “Plasma Composition Effects On Mechanical Fragility Of Packed Red Blood Cells”, Presentation at the 33rd Regional Congress of the International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT), June 2013, Amsterdam, NL; Abstract: Vox Sanguinis (2013)  v. 105, s1, p. 149
  • Tarasev, M., Alfano, K., Chakraborty, S.: “Study of RBC Mechanical Fragility Profiles from a Novel Testing System”, Presentation at the 19th European Red Cell Society meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2013
  • Tarasev M., Alfano K. and Chakraborty S.: "Profiling RBC membrane mechanical fragility with a novel testing system",  presentation at the Red Cell Gordon Research Conference. , Andover, NH, June 2013
  • Tarasev M., Alfano K., ChakrarbortycS., Bertholf M., Zubair A.: "Evaluation of Novel In-Vitro Membrane Fragility Metric as an Indicator of RBC Suitability for Patients Requiring Recurrent Transfusions", Presentation at the 6th Annual Sickle Cell Desease Research and Educationl Symposium and Annual Sickle Cell Desease Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL, February-March 2012, Abstracts, p. 3
  • Tarasev, M., Chakraborty, S., Alfano, K., Doeden K and Gorlin, J. B.: “Role of Inter-Donor Variability on the Autolysis and Fragility of RBC Units and Segments”, Presentation at the 2012 Annual American Association of Blood Banks  (AABB) Meeting, October 2012, Boston, MA, Abstract: Transfusion (2012), Volume 52, Supp.1, p. 100A
  • Tarasev, M., Alfano, K., Chakraborty, S., Bertholf, M. and Zubair, A.: “pRBC Membrane Fragility as a Potential Storage Time-Independent Quality Metric”, Presentation at the 32nd Regional Congress of the International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT), July 2012, Cancun, Mexico; Abstract: Vox Sanguinis (2012)  v. 103, s1, p. 40
  • Tarasev, M., Alfano, K., Chakraborty, S., Zubair, A. : “Evaluation of Novel In-Vitro RBC Fragility Metrics   as Age-Independent Measures of Stored RBC Quality”; Presentation at the 2011 Annual American: Association of Blood Banks  (AABB) Meeting,  October 2011, San Diego, CA; Abstract: Transfusion (2011) Volume 51s, page 79
  • Alfano, K. and Tarasev, M.: “RBC Membrane Fragility as an Age-Independent Metric of Stored Blood Quality”; Presentation at the Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine (SCTM), Toronto, Canada, May 2011
  • Beeker, A., Metzger, P., Moldawer, D., Tarasev, M., Alfano, K.:  “Increasing Transfusion Efficacy of Stored Blood by using Quality-Based Alternatives to First-In-First-Out Inventory Planning”; Presentation at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM), Philadelphia, PA, September 2011; Abstract: Blood Transfusion (2011) Volume 9,  Number s5, page s1