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MEETINGS - Conference entitled Blood Product Safety & Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (US) February 2002:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Cambridge Healthtech Institute's eighth annual Blood Product Safety & Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies conference will be held on February 4-7 2002 in Washington, DC. The first two days will focus on blood product safety and features lectures on implications of NAT testing for transfusion services, the EU system for licensing test kits, new therapeutic products and tissue safety regulations. The latter half of the event is dedicated to developments in diagnosing and screening for TSE, including cyclic amplification of protein misfolding. Both subjects are supported by poster displays and exhibits. Further information from Frederick Vargus on tel: +1 617 630 1300; fax: +1 617 630 1325; email:

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