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Late-Breaking Abstracts

Program: Late-breaking Abstracts
Tuesday, December 11, 2012: 7:30 AM-9:00 AM
Hall B5, Level 1, Building B (Georgia World Congress Center)
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Disclosures:
No relevant conflicts of interest to declare.

Giancarlo Agnelli, MD1*, Harry Roger Buller, MD, PhD2*, Alexander Cohen, MD3*, Madelyn Curto, DVM4*, Alexander S. Gallus, M.D.5, Margot R. Johnson, MD, BSC4*, Anthony R. Porcari, PhD, PharmD4, Gary E Raskob, PhD6 and Jeffrey I. Weitz, MD7

1University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
2Dept of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
3King’s College Hospital, London, London, United Kingdom
4Pfizer Inc,, Groton, CT
5SA Pathology, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, Australia
6College of Public Health, Univesity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
7Thrombosis & Atherosclerosis Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Carlo Gambacorti-Passerini, MD1,2, Simona Valletta2*, Nils Winkelmann, MD3*, Sara Redaelli, PhD2*, Roberta Spinelli, M.Sc.2*, Alessandra Pirola, M.Sc.2*, Laura Antolini4*, Luca Mologni, PhD2*, Carla Donadoni2*, Elli Papaemmanuil, PhD5*, Susanne Schnittger, PhD6, Kim Dong-Wook7*, Jacqueline Boultwood, MD8, Fabio Rossi9*, Giuseppe Gaipa, PhD10, Greta De Martini, MD2*, Paola Francia di Celle, PhD11*, Hyun G. Jang12*, Valeria Fantin, PhD12,13*, Graham R Bignell14*, Vera Magistroni, PhD2*, Torsten Haferlach, MD6, Enrico Maria Pogliani, MD2,15*, Peter Campbell, MD Phd5*, Andrew J Chase, PhD16*, William J Tapper, PhD17*, Nicholas C.P. Cross, PhD, FRCPath18 and Rocco Piazza, MD, PhD2*

1Hematology and Clinical Research Unit, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
2Health Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Monza, Italy
3Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Salisbury, United Kingdom
4Center of Biostatistics for Clinical Epidemiology, University of Milano-Bicocca, Monza, Italy
5Cancer Genome Project, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom
6MLL Munich Leukemia Laboratory, Munich, Germany
7Division of Hematology, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital The Catholic University of Korea, Seul, South Korea
8Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
9Immunotransfusional Unit, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
10M. Tettamanti Research Center, Pediatric Clinic University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
11SCDU Anatomia Patologica II. Lab. Oncologia Molecolare c/o CeRMS, Az. Ospedaliera S.Giovanni Battista, Torino, Italy
12Agios Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA
13Tumor Cell Biology, Pfizer, La Jolla, CA
14Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom
15HSCT Adult Unit, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy
16Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, University of Southampton, Salisbury, United Kingdom
17Wessex Regional Genetics Lab., University of Southampton, Salisbury, United Kingdom
18Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, University of Southampton, Southamptom, United Kingdom

Peter Aka1*, Maria Vila2*, Amar Jariwala2*, Francis Nkrumah3*, Benjamin Emmanuel1*, Masanory Yagi4*, Nirianne Palacpac4*, Maria Periago2*, Janet Neequaye5*, Christine Kiruthu2*, Takahiro Tougan4*, Paul Levine2*, Robert Biggar6*, Ruth M Pfeiffer, PhD7*, Toshihiro Horii4*, Kishor Bhatia1*, Jeffrey Bethony2* and Sam M Mbulaiteye, MD1*

1Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD
2George Washington University, Washington DC
3Noguchi Memorial Institute, Accra, Ghana
4Osaka University, Japan
5Korle-Bu University, Ghana
6Queensland University of Technology, Australia
7Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Ami S. Bhatt, MD, PhD1,2, Samuel S Freeman2*, Alex F Herrera, MD1*, Chandra Sekhar Pedamallu, PhD1,2*, Dirk Gevers, PhD2*, Fujiko Duke2*, Joonil Jung, PhD2*, Bruce J Walker2*, Sarah Young, PhD2*, Ashlee Earl, PhD2*, Aleksandar Kostic1,2*, Akinyemi I. Ojesina, MD, PhD1,2, Gabriela Soriano, MD3, Joseph H. Antin, MD4, Robert J. Soiffer, MD5, Lindsey R Baden, MD6*, Jason L Hornick, MD, PhD7*, Francisco M Marty, MD8* and Matthew Meyerson, MD, PhD9*

1Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
2Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA
3Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
4Division of Hematologic Malignancies, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
5Division of Hematologic Malignancies, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
6Division of Infectious Disease, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
7Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
8Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
9Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

Elli Papaemmanuil, PhD1*, Moritz Gerstung, PhD2*, Luca Malcovati, MD3*, Sudhir Tauro, PhD4*, Gunes Gundem, PhD5*, Peter Van Loo, PhD2*, Andrea Pellagatti, PhD6*, Michael J Groves, PhD4*, Nick C.P. Cross, PhD7, Carlo Gambacorti-Passerini, MD8, Anthony R Green, MD9, Jacqueline Boultwood, PhD10, Paresh Vyas, MD11, Eva Hellstrom-Lindberg, MD12, David Bowen, MD13, Mario Cazzola, MD3, Michael R Stratton, MD, PhD5* and Peter Campbell, MD Phd1*

1Cancer Genome Project, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom
2Cancer Genome Project, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton
3Dept of Hematology Oncology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo & University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
4Dept of Haematology, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, United Kingdom
5Cancer Genome Project, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, United Kingdom
6LRF Molecular Haematology Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Oxford, United Kingdom
7Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, University of Southampton, Salisbury, United Kingdom
8Health Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Monza, Italy
9Dept of Hematology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
10Nuffield Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, LRF Molecular Haematology Unit, NDCLS, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
11Molecular Heamatology Unit and Dept of Haematology, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine and John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
12Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
13St. James's Institute of Oncology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds, United Kingdom

Meletios A. Dimopoulos, MD1, Martha Q Lacy, MD2, Philippe Moreau, MD3*, Katja C Weisel, MD4*, Kevin W. Song, MD, FRCPC5, Michel Delforge, MD, PhD6, Lionel Karlin, MD7*, Hartmut Goldschmidt, MD8, Anne Banos, MD9*, Albert Oriol, MD10*, Xin Yu, PhD11*, Lars Sternas, MD11*, Christian J. Jacques, MD11, Mohamed Zaki, MD11* and Jesús F San Miguel, MD, PhD12

1Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece
2Division of Hematology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
3Hematology, University Hospital Hotel-Dieu, Nantes, France
4Hematology & Oncology, Department of Medicine, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
5Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
6Department of Hematology, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
7Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud/Hospices Civils de Lyon, Pierre-Bénite, France
8Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
9Hematology, Centre Hospitalier de la Côte Basque, Bayonne, France
10Institut Catala d'Oncologia, HGTiP, Barcelona, Spain
11Celgene Corp, Summit, NJ
12Hematology, Hospital Universitario de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain