- Dr. Coates is the section head of Hematology in the division of Hematology Oncology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and the University of Southern California. His interests are sickle cell disease, thalassemia, disorders of neutrophil function, and iron overload in children and adults. His research employs various engineering-intensive methodologies to explore the basic mechanisms of sickle cell disease using direct measures of microvascular blood flow and autonomic nervous system function.
- The agenda will include a brief update on the Sickle Cell Data Collection program (the host of the webinar).
This webinar is part of a series of quarterly webinars featuring experts in sickle cell disease and updates on this project. Previous webinars are available at http://casicklecell.org/index.php/cadata/. This work is funded by the CDC Foundation, Pfizer Inc., and Bioverativ Inc., and is a partnership with CDC’s Division of Blood Disorders.
The California Rare Disease Surveillance Program is a part of the California Environmental Health Tracking Program and the Public Health Institute.