Incoming events

25-26 Oct EWIC 2017

9-12 Dec ASH 2017

14-17 June EHA 2018

The Penn-CHOP Blood Center Seminar series; speakers invited by Dr. Rivella:

October 4, 2018, Gregg L. Semenza, MD, PhD (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine): “Oxygen and Erythropoiesis”.

November 29, 2017, Daniel Starczynowski, PhD, (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital)

January 17, 2018, Robert F. Paulson, PhD, (Penn State University)

January 31, 2018, Todd Evans, (Weill Cornell Medicine): “Epignetic reglation of embryonic hematopoiesis by TET proteins”

February 21, 2018, Janis Abkowit, MD, (University of Washington): “The pathophysiology of Diamond Blackfa Anemia (DBA) and myelodysplatic syndrom (MDS)”

February 28, 2018, Adam Goldfarb, MD, (University of Virginia School of Medicine)

March 14, 2018, James Bieker, PhD, (Mt. Sinai School of Medicine)

Recent past events

2017, The Penn-CHOP Blood Center Seminar series; speakers invited by Dr. Rivella:

James Palis, MD (University of Rochester Medical Center): "Making blood before a blood stem cell".

Saghi Ghaffari, MD (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai): "Mitochondria in the Regulation of Blood-Forming Stem and Progenitor Cells; a FOXO3 Perspective".

Amit Verma, MD: "Therapeutic targeting of Myelodysplastic syndromes".

Attended meetings and presentations

Sept 13, 2017 Ospedale Pediatrico Meyer

May 7-11, 2017 IBIS/BioIron in Los Angeles

July 2017 Gordon conference: Metals in Biology

December 3-7, 2016 58th ASH Annual Meeting in San Diego

February 2-4, 2017 Red Cells and Iron - Scientific Working Group of the European Hematology Association (EHA) - Barcelona

Recent Publications


Pasricha SR, Lim PJ, Duarte TL, Casu C, Oosterhuis D, Mleczko-Sanecka K, Suciu M, Da Silva AR, Al-Hourani K, Arezes J, McHugh K, Gooding S, Frost JN, Wray K, Santos A, Porto G, Repapi E, Gray N, Draper SJ, Ashley N, Soilleux E, Olinga P, Muckenthaler MU, Hughes JR, Rivella S, Milne TA, Armitage AE, Drakesmith H. Hepcidin is regulated by promoter-associated histone acetylation and HDAC3. Nat Commun. 2017 Sep 1. PMID: 28864822

Nowak RB, Papoin J, Gokhin DS, Casu C, Rivella S, Lipton JM, Blanc L, Fowler VM. Tropomodulin 1 controls erythroblast enucleation via regulation of F-actin in the enucleosome. Blood. 2017 Aug 31. PMID: 28729432