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Thank you!

To all our local organizers, IMS leadership, faculty, presenters, attendees, and sponsors, thank you for making the 17th International Myeloma Workshop (IMW) a great success!

Over 3200 registered delegates attended the 17th IMW, the largest in the history of the workshop. In addition to 150 invited faculty, over 600 study abstracts were presented at the 17th IMW in oral and poster sessions, including 150 from young investigators.

Congratulations to the 40 young investigators who were honored at the 17th IMW, and to Professor Giampaolo Merlini who received the Jan Gosta Waldenstrom Award for lifetime contributions to myeloma; Dr. Constantine Mitisades who received the Kenneth C. Anderson Young Investigator Award for Basic and Translational Research; and Dr. Francesca Gay who received the Bart Barlogie Young Investigator Award for Therapeutics.

The 18th IMW will be held September 8-11, 2021, in Vienna, Austria under the auspices of professors Heinz Ludwig, Hermann Einsele, Hartmut Goldschmidt and Roman Hajek. More information on the 18th IMW will be forthcoming at https://www.myelomasociety.org/

Steve Treon, Paul Richardson, Ken Anderson, Nikhil Munshi
and all the organizers of the 17th IMW

While at the , attendees will find themselves surrounded by outstanding shopping, restaurants, museums, tours, landmarks, and activities. Connected to the HCC, attendees will find the , which under its atrium inspired glass topped domes are fine shops, restaurants, book stores, and a food mall. As well, some of the best views of Boston can be taken in from the in the Prudential Center. Within walking distance of the HCC, many cultural options are also present including the , the , the , the , the and , home of the . For attendees looking to spend some time outdoors, a short walk to the with its the famous Swan Boats or a “” on amphibious vessels that visit the historic Boston sites followed by a plunge and sail down the Charles River is available close to the HCC.

And if you have some extra time, it is worth the short trip across the Charles River to take a tour of Harvard Square, and pay a visit to MIT.

 

 

Workshop Organizers

Christopher Patterson
IMW 17 Secretariat

Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Mayor 548
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
+1 617 632 6285

cpatterson1@partners.org

 

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