APSTH-ISTH joint symposium (July 11th, 2009, Boston)
The APSTH-ISTH joint symposium (12:15 - 13:45 on July 11th, 2009)

President of the Boston ISTH Conference, Dr. Bruce Furie and the Scientific Program Committee Chair, Dr. Ken Bauer were kind enough to agree to have the APSTH-JSTH joint symposium (12:15 - 13:45 on July 11th, 2009) during the educational program of the Boston ISTH Conference.

The speakers and titles of their presentations are as follows:

1) Coagulopathy in Malaria

Speaker - Pantep Angchaisuksiri, M.D.
Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine
Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
Bangkok, Thailand

2) Use of Asian snake venom inhibitors in studies of blood coagulation mechanism

Speaker - Takashi Morita, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Biology
Meiji Pharmaceutical College
Tokyo, Japan

3) Coagulopathy induced by snake bites and its management

Speaker - Geoff Isbister, M.D.
Menzies School of Health Research
Clinical Toxicologist and Emergency Physician
Calvary Mater Newcastle, Australia

4) Genetic disorders related to coagulopathy prevalent in the far east

Speaker - Toshiyuki Miyata, Ph.D.
      Director of Department of Etiology and Pathogenesis
      Research Institute, National Cardiovascular Center
National Institute of Circulation Research
      Osaka, Japan