Lunch & Learn Sessions

Lunch & Learn Sessions will feature a facilitator with a maximum of nine delegates. Sixty groups over three-days are planned. A reservation fee of $25 USD will apply to book your spot! Delegates will be limited to one Lunch & Learn to allow for maximum participation. Rerservations will be available as of January 2018 (at the launch of online registration).

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July 2, 2018 | 13:30–14:15

Leadership Series - TTS Education Committee

"Differences Between Adult and Pediatric Liver Transplantation" - Carlos O. Esquivel, United States

  • Carlos O. Esquivel, United States
    Professor of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Transplantation, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

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  • "Significance of Sarcopenia in Liver Transplantation" - Toshimi Kaido, Japan

  • Toshimi Kaido, Japan
    Associate Professor, Department of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic and Transplant Surgery, Kyoto University, Kyoto

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  • "Critically Ill Liver Transplant Candidate" - Catherine Paugam-Burtz, France

  • Catherine Paugam-Burtz, France
    Chair, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hopital Beaujon, Clichy

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  • "Management of the HIV Positive Transplant Recipient" - Peter G. Stock, United States and Elmi Muller, South Africa

  • Peter G. Stock, United States
    Surgical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program, Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program, University of California San Francisco

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    Elmi Muller, South Africa
    Head, Division of General, Surgery, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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  • "How I Desensitize an HLA Incompatible Kidney Transplant Candidate" - Lionel Rostaing, France

  • Lionel Rostaing, France
    Professor, Head, Department of Nephrology Hemodialysis Apheresis and Transplantation, CHU Grenoble-Alpes, La Tronche

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  • "Essentials of Organ Donor Research" - Claus Niemann, United States

  • Claus Niemann, United States
    Professor of Anesthesia & Surgery Department of Anesthesia, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco

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  • "Kidney Paired Donation (KPD) Transplantation to Increase Donor Pool" - Vivek Kute, India

  • Vivek Kute, India
    Professor of Nephrology and Transplantation, IKDRC-ITS and GUTS, Ahmedabad

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  • SOLD OUT "Long Term Complications after Kidney Transplantation" - Germaine Wong, Australia

  • Germaine Wong, Australia
    Transplant Nephrologist, Westmead Hospital, Westmead

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  • "Sex at the Bench and Beyond..." - Deborah Clegg, United States

  • Deborah Clegg, United States
    Professor, Internal Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

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  • "Transplant-related Crimes..." - Marta Logez-Fraga, France

  • Marta López-Fraga, France
    Scientific Officer, Department of Biological Standardisation, DBO, EDQM; Council of Europe

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  • "Making Medical Decisions: Beyond EBM" - Karl K. Young, Hong Kong

  • Karl K. Young, Hong Kong
    Consultant, Department of Adult Intensive Care, Queen Mary Hospital

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  • "Technical Tips in Live Donor Hepatectomy Including Laparoscopic Donor Hepatectomy" - Kyung Suk Suh, Korea

  • Kyung-Suk Suh, Korea
    Professor of Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul

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  • "PSC and LT; Allocation, Timing, Selection" - Christian P. Strassburg, Germany

  • Christian P. Strassburg, Germany
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitätsklinikum Bonn

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  • "Rejection Under Steroid-Free Belatacept Therapy: What to Expect and How to Treat" - E. Steve Woodle, United States

  • E. Steve Woodle, United States
    William A. Altemeier Chair in Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Cincinnati, Ohio

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  • "How to Promote Health and Self-management After Thoracic Transplantation" - Anna Forsberg, Sweden

  • Anna Forsberg, Sweden
    Professor in Transplant Nursing, Lund University Institute of Health Sciences, Lund

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  • "Mapping Out Your Career - Finding Your Road to Success" - Jayme Locke, United States

  • Jayme Locke, United States
    Assistant Professor of Surgery, Surgery / Transplantation, University of Alabama at Birmingham

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  • SOLD OUT "Kidney Transplant Beyond the Usual Anatomy (For Surgeons) " - Alejandro Niño-Murcia, Columbia

  • Alejandro Niño-Murcia, Columbia
    Transplant Surgeon, Colombiana de Trasplantes

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  • SOLD OUT "Precision Transplant Medicine: What’s Next?" - Minnie M. Sarwal, United States

  • Minnie M. Sarwal, United States
    Professor of Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery, University of California San Francisco (UCSF)

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  • Manuscript Submissions - Transplantation Editors

    July 3, 2018 | 13:30–14:15

    SOLD OUT "Xenograft Tolerance" - Megan Sykes, United States

  • Megan Sykes, United States
    Director, Columbia Center for Translational Immunology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

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  • "Different Strategies for Beta Cell Replacement for the Cure of Type 1 Diabetes" - Peter G. Stock, United States

  • Peter G. Stock, United States
    Surgical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program, Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program, University of California San Francisco

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  • "Advocacy of Pancreas and Islet Transplantation" - Frantisek Saudek, Czech Republic

  • Frantisek Saudek, Czech Republic
    Head, Department of Diabetes; Head, Pancreatic Islet Laboratory, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Czechia

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  • "Meeting the Demand for Organ Availability" - Stefan G. Tullius, United States

  • Stefan G. Tullius, United States
    Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery; Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Surgery, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston

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  • "Cellular Therapies in the Management of Liver Disease and Liver Transplantation" - Anil Dhawan, United Kingdom

  • Anil Dhawan, United Kingdom
    Professor of Paediatric Hepatology, Child Healtj, King's College Hospital, London

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  • "Blocking Inflammation for Cell and Organ Tolerance" - Maria Koulmanda, United States

  • Maria Koulmanda, United States
    Co-Scientific Director, Transplant Institute Medicine and Surgery, Beth Israel Deacones Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, Boston

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  • "General Adolescent Issues" - Miriam Kaufman, Canada

  • Miriam Kaufman, Canada
    Professor Emerita, Division of Adolescent Medicine, SickKids/University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

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  • "Measuring OPO Performance - Measuring OPO Performance – What’s the Right Denominator and Parameters?" - Howard Nathan, United States and Richard Hasz, United States

  • Howard M. Nathan, United States
    President & CEO, Gift of Life Donor Program, Philadelphia, PA

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    Richard Hasz, United States
    Vice President of Clinical Services, Gift of Life Donor Program, Philadelphia, PA

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  • "Preparation of Children for Renal Transplantation" - Stephen D. Marks, United Kingdom

  • Stephen D. Marks, United Kingdom
    Reader and Consultant, Department of Paediatric Nephrology, University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

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  • "Why Commercialism is Difficult to Eradicate" - Adibul Hasan Rizvi, Pakistan

  • Adibul Hasan Rizvi, Pakistan
    Professor and Director, Urology and Transplantation, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Karachi

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  • SOLD OUT "Preservation by Machine Perfusion" - Peter J. Friend, United Kingdom

  • Peter J. Friend, United Kingdom
    Professor of Transplantation, University of Oxford

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  • SOLD OUT "Preparing Your patient for Transplant & Prevention of Infection After Transplant: Antibiotics, Antivirals, Vaccines " - Camille Kotton, United States

  • Camille Kotton, United States
    Clinical Director, Transplant and Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

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  • "Toward HLA Epitope Matching in Clinical Transplantation" - Frans HJ Claas, The Netherlands

  • Frans HJ Claas, The Netherlands
    Professor Immunogenetics of Transplantation, Dept. Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden

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  • "Robotic Kidney Transplantation: Current Status, An Update And Future Perspectives" - Pranjal Modi, India

  • Pranjal Modi, India
    Professor, Transplantation Surgery and Urology, Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre, Ahmedabad

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  • "Immunosuppression in Avoidance of Recurrent Malignancies after Liver Transplantation" - John J. Fung, United States

  • John J. Fung, United States
    Director, UChicago Medicine Transplantation Institute, Surgery, University of Chicago

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  • "ABO-I Liver Transplantation " - Hiroto Egawa, Japan

  • Hiroto Egawa, Japan
    Professor of Surgery, Tokyo Women's Medical Unniversity

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  • "Liver Transplant " - Gabriel E. Gondolesi, Argentina

  • Gabriel E. Gondolesi, Argentina
    Chief of General Surgery, Chief of Liver, Intestine and Pancreas Trasplant, Hosptial Universitario Fundacion Favaloro

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  • "Immunobiogram® A Novel Precision Medicine Tool to Help Guidance of Immunosuppression in Renal Transplantation
    Results of “BH-Pilot” Proof-of-Concept Clinical Study " - Isabel Portero, Spain and Marianna Di Scala

  • Isabel Portero, Spain
    CEO & Founder, BIOHOPE

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  • Marianna Di Scala, Spain
    Research Coordinator and Senior Scientist, BIOHOPE

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  • Manuscript Decisions - Transplantation Editors

    July 4, 2018 | 13:30–14:15

    "Promoting Medication Adherence in Kidney Transplant Recipients" - Bethany Foster, Canada

  • Bethany Foster, Canada
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC

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  • "Targeting Metabolism to Regulating Immune Responses" - Jonathan Powell, United States

  • Jonathan Powell, United States
    Professor, Oncology and Pharmacology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

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  • "Building a Serious Research Career in Transplant Surgery" - Dorry Segev, United States

  • Dorry Segev, United States
    Associate Vice Chair for Research, Johns Hopkins Medicine

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  • "Pitfalls in Graft Survival Analysis" - Caner Süsal, Germany

  • Caner Süsal, Germany
    Prof. Dr. Med., Transplantation Immunology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg

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  • "Tailoring the Pump for Bridge to Transplant Patients" - Simon Maltais, United States

  • Simon Maltais, United States
    Surgeon, Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

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  • "How to Use 50% of All Lungs from the Lung Donor Pool Without EVLP" - Gregory Snell, Australia

  • Gregory Snell, Australia
    Medical Head, Lung Transplant Service, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne

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  • "Pre-liver Transplant Cardiac Evaluation – Not Just CAD" - James Findlay, United States

  • James Findlay, United States
    Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

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  • "The Microbiome in Transplantation" - Jay Fishman, United States

  • Jay Fishman, United States
    Professor of Medicine, Infectious Disease and Transplant Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston

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  • "Trained Immunity in Organ Transplantation" - Jordi Ochando, Spain

  • Jordi Ochando, Spain
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid

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  • "Hypothermia" - Olivier Bastien, France

  • Olivier Bastien, France
    Medical Director, Agence de la Biomedecine, Saint-Denis

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  • "Living Donor Nephrectomy - Donor or Surgeon Specific?" - Gabriel C. Oniscu, United Kingdom

  • Gabriel C. Oniscu, United Kingdom
    Consultant Transplant Surgeon / Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Transplant Unit, Roual Infirmary of Edinburgh / University of Edinburgh

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  • "Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) " - Daniel Cherqui, France

  • Daniel Cherqui, France
    Professor of Surgery, Universite Paris-Sud; Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation, Paul Brousse Hospital, Villejuif-Paris

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  • "Indications for Combined Solid Organ Transplantation" - Marcelo Cantarovich, Canada

  • Marcelo Cantarovich, Canada
    Professor of Medicine, Nephrology, MOTP, McGill University Health Cente, Montréal

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  • "Perioperative Management of Pulmonary Hypertension in Lung Transplantation" - Christopher Wigfield, United States

  • Christopher Wigfield, United States
    Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Chicago Medicine

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  • "Islet Auto-transplantation for Non-pancreatitis Indications" - Lorenzo Piemonti, Italy

  • Lorenzo Piemonti, Italy
    Director, Diabetes Research Institute, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan

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  • "Exploiting Immunometabolism to Sustain Immune Homeostasis" - Ping-Chih Ho, Switzerland

  • Ping-Chih Ho, Switzerland
    Assistant Professor, Department of Fundamental Oncology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne

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  • Manuscript Revisions - Transplantation Editors

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