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Timely Topics in Transplantation

Timely Topics in Transplantation webinars are the perfect opportunity to listen to a live presentation on a current issue and ask questions directly to the presenter. All webinars are available on demand after the live air date. 

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Non-invasive Biomarkers for Allograft Rejection

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

Speakers:
Barbara Murphy, MD, MB, BAO, BCh, FRCPI • Murray M. Rosenberg Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Peter Nickerson, BSc (Med), MD, FRCPC, FCAHS • Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine and Immunology, University of Manitoba Max Rady College of Medicine, Winnipeg, MB

Moderator:
Peter Heeger, MD • Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

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AST would like to thank the Community of Transplant Scientists (COTS) and the Transplant Diagnostics Community of Practice (TxDx COP) for recommending biomarkers for allograft rejection as a topic for the 2019-2020 T3 series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.

Sexual Health and Monitoring Recommendations for Transplant Recipients

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST

Speakers:
Lisa Coscia, RN, BSN, CCTC • Research Coordinator, Transplant Pregnancy Registry, Philadelphia, PA
Monica Ardura, DO, MSCS • Medical Director of the Host Defense Program, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

Moderator:
Melissa Meyers, MD, MSCE • Locum Tenens Pediatric Nephrologist, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Oblectives for the "Sexual Health and Monitoring Recommendations for Transplant Recipients" webinar include:

  1. Reviewing the safety and efficacy of hormonal contraceptive options in pediatric and young adult transplant recipients.
  2. Summarizing sexually transmitted infection screening, treatment, and management for pediatric and young adult solid organ transplant recipients.
  3. Discussing strategies to expand sexual health education for pediatric and young adult solid organ transplant recipients.

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AST would like to thank the Pediatric Community of Practice (PCOP), in conjunction with the Infectious Disease Community of Practice (IDCOP) and Women's Health Community of Practice (WHCOP), for recommending "sexual health and monitoring recommendations for transplant recipients" as a topic for the 2019-2020 T3 series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.

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