The plenary session during the 2016 annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology featured six presentation covering different aspects of hematology. These abstracts discussed important innovations in the management of sickle cell disease, follicular lymphoma, hemophilia and ALL. In addition to this two abstracts addressed issues related to hematopoiesis.

(BELG J HEMATOL 2017;8(1):38–40)