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Conference Report

Report on the 40th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation

15 May 2014
Giuseppe Fatuzzo

Introduction: The EBMT is a non-profit scientific society representing 563 transplant centres from 57 countries in and outside Europe.

Background: From 29 March to 2 April 2014, the EBMT Annual Meeting took place at the Milan Convention Centre (MiCo), for the 40th Annual Meeting.

Objective/Methods: This report will summarise the meeting’s sessions and discuss the nursing scientific programme.

Data source/extraction: programme, interview, presentations, and abstracts.

Conclusions: This year’s 40th Anniversary congress in Milan received a record number of abstract submissions plus an extremely high attendance of more than 4600 participants—the second highest in the history of the EBMT. The meeting provided a venue for a constructive multinational and multidisciplinary dialogue. EBMT continues to monitor differences between countries and spreads good clinical practice.

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