We are proud to announce that a PhD student at the University of Iceland and a member of the iStopMM team Jón Þórir Óskarsson was awarded the IMS Young Investigator Award for Exemplary Abstract at the 19th International Myeloma Society Annual Meeting in Los Angeles for the abstract: Detection of Abnormal Plasma Cells by Multiparameter Flow Cytometry in a Screened Cohort of Patients with Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance. Through the Young Investigator Awards, the IMS provides travel grants to young myeloma researchers to assist with expenses related to their participation at their annual meetings.
Icelandic healthcare registries have a very high accuracy
Many of the planned studies from the iStopMM project use data on disease diagnoses in the Icelandic healthcare registries. In this paper published in the