Thomas Coates, MD

    Thomas Coates, MD

    Dr. Coates is professor of pediatrics at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
    • Are New Treatment Options for Beta Thalassemia Ready for Widespread Use? Saturday, June 1st, 2019

      Patients with transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia, the most severe form of the disease, require lifelong management with red blood cell (RBC) transfusions, presenting a substantial cost and burden to patients. The only curative treatment for patients with transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia is allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (alloHCT), which also is associated with a variety of adverse events. [...]

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