Agenda Revolutionizing Transplantation 2024

Saturday, October 19, 2024

7 a.m.                 

Registration, Breakfast & View Exhibits

7:55 a.m.                           

Welcome and Introductions


8 a.m.                 

Advancing Transplantation Outcomes with Genomics and Biomarker Discovery

Alexander Wiseman, MD                            

8:30 a.m.                           

Urinary Exosome mRNA as a Diagnostic Signature for Kidney Transplant Rejection              

Jamil Azzi, MD


9 a.m.                 

The Clinical Promise of Novel Noninvasive Biomarkers in Liver Transplantation      

Michael Abecassis, MD

9:30 a.m.           

Panel Discussion/Q&A

9:45 a.m.                           

Break & View Exhibits

10:15 a.m.        

The role of T Cell Responses in the Interplay of Transplantation and Immunosuppression                

Mandy Ford, MD                            

10:45 a.m.         

Advancing Heart Transplant Care: Innovations in Non-Invasive Diagnostic Approaches for Post-Transplant Monitoring

Kiran Kaur Khush, MD

11:15 a.m.        

Pioneering Graft Success: The Role of Translational Microbiome Research in Transplantation              

John Lee, MD

11:45 p.m.                       

Panel Discussion/Q&A


Non-CME Lunch Symposium Hosted by Natera

Prospera: The cf-DNA Biomarker Transforming Kidney Transplant Monitoring

Hossein (Hoss) Tabriziani, MD

1 p.m.                 

Organoid Technology in Graft Regeneration, Disease Modeling, and Tissue Engineering     

Jorke Willemse, PhD

1:30 p.m.                           

Genomic Insights to Therapeutic Avenues in CKD and Transplant Fibrosis 

Madhav Menon, MD

2 p.m. 

Decoding the Indicators of Immune Acceptance: Biomarkers of Operational Tolerance      

James Mathew, MD


2:30 p.m.          

Panel Discussion/Q&A    


2:45 p.m.          

Break & View Exhibits

3 p.m.                              

A Transplant Recipient's View on the Evolution of Post-Transplant Molecular Monitoring                 

Stanley Rose, PhD

3:30 p.m.          

Unraveling Gender Disparities: Understanding Sex Differences in Transplantation Outcomes              

Dianne McKay, MD


4 p.m.                

Customizing Immunosuppression for Liver Transplants: A Personalized Medicine Approach

Ali Zarrinpar, MD

4:30 p.m.          

Panel Discussion/Q&A

4:45 p.m.          


**Topics, times, and order of talks subject to change