Company: University of Michigan
Job title: Assistant Professor
Dr. Weyand is a native of Kansas City, Kansas and a graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She attended medical school at the University of Michigan, completed her pediatrics residency at the University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Hospital and returned to the University of Michigan for her pediatric hematology and oncology fellowship. Clinically, she is particularly interested in young women and girls with bleeding or clotting disorders and is the co-director of a combined hematology/gynecology program serving this population. Her research interests are in genetic modifiers of hemostasis and thrombosis, women and girls with bleeding disorders, hormone provoked thrombosis, and von Willebrand disease.
Live Presenter Q&A 10:10 am
day: Day One
Discussing the Key Challenges Associated with Treating Pediatric Patients with Hemophilia 9:20 am
• How can administrative procedures be improved to reduce the trauma children have to go through when receiving regular treatments? • What is the potential of gene therapy treating children when there is a high turnover of cells in the liver? • Discussing the ethical issues parents face when choosing a treatment plan for their…Read more
day: Day One