International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis to Host 2016 Scientific and Standardization Committee Annual Meeting in Montpellier, France

Global Community of Leading Experts in the Fields of Thrombosis and Hemostasis Meet in France for First Time in 15 Years

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) will hold its 62nd Annual Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC) Meeting in Montpellier, France, at the Le Corum Conference Centre. Taking place from May 25-28, 2016, the meeting is expected to draw 2,000 clinicians, researchers, educators, healthcare professionals and industry partners from more than 94 countries around the world.

Building on the success of previous ISTH meetings, SSC 2016 has been carefully designed to showcase groundbreaking new research and educational presentations from leading experts in thrombosis, hemostasis and vascular biology. Further, it offers an impressive lineup of plenaries, education and robust breakout sessions led by SSC Subcommittees, as well as an exhibition hall featuring companies from around the world.

SSC 2016 will facilitate an exciting discourse about current diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. It will also offer the opportunity to discuss novel approaches and standards that allow the field to work together toward real-time and patient-centric solutions. A platform for transformative scientific discoveries and clinical practices, SSC 2016 will foster important collaborations, dynamic networks and new relationships.

The ISTH SSC holds annual meetings devoted to the discussion of diagnostic standards, disease nomenclature and classification and the latest research on bleeding and thrombotic disorders. To learn more about SSC 2016, visit

Press registration for the meeting is free and encouraged. To register as a member of the press, contact Barbara Krolak at For more information about press registration, visit 


About the ISTH

Founded in 1969, the ISTH is the leading worldwide not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thrombotic and bleeding disorders. ISTH is an international professional membership organization with 4,000 clinicians, researchers and educators working together to improve the lives of patients in more than 94 countries around the world. Among its highly regarded activities and initiatives are education and standardization programs such as its Core Curriculum, research activities; meetings and congresses, peer-reviewed publications, expert committees and World Thrombosis Day on 13 October. Visit ISTH online at

Media Contact

Barbara Krolak, Relationship and Campaign Specialist

International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis

+1 919-929-3807