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Timely Topics in Transplantation Webinar Series

February 07, 2018

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Speakers:
Hans H. Hirsch, MD, MSc • University of Basel
Oriol Bestard, MD, PhD • Bellvitge University Hospital, IDIBELL
Olivia M. Martinez, PhD • Stanford University School of Medicine

Moderator:
Lara Danziger-Isakov, MD, MPH • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

March 21, 2018

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Speaker: Janie Oakley, MSPOD • Mayo Clinic
Moderator: Gwen McNatt, PhD, MS, CNN • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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February 21, 2018

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Speaker: Lara Danziger-Isakov, MD, MPH • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Moderator: Deepali Kumar, MD  • University Health Network

After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the currently recommended evaluation and administration of vaccination in the solid organ transplant candidate.
  2. Discuss considerations for vaccination in solid organ transplant recipients including timing and responses.
  3. Recognize the considerations for live-viral vaccination before and after solid organ transplantation, including newly available vaccinations.
January 18, 2018

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Speaker: Ronald Gill, PhD • University of Colorado - Denver
Moderator: Leonardo Riella, MD, PhD, FASN, FAST • Brigham and Women's Hospital

After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe current concerns in biomedical research about the reliability of pre-clinical studies using small animal models.
  2. Convey the potential impact of publication bias in pre-clinical research.
  3. Illustrate the use of multi-center pre-clinical studies.
  4. Suggest guidelines about conducting pre-clinical research.
December 05, 2017

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Speaker: Francisco Marty, MD • Brigham and Women's Hospital
Moderator: Leonardo Riella, MD, PhD, FASN, FAST • Brigham and Women's Hospital

After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the most common invasive fungal infections post-transplantation.
  2. Define the available diagnostic tests and upcoming assays for fungal infection.
  3. Summarize the new anti-fungal therapies and side effects.
November 14, 2017

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Speaker: Jon Kobashigawa, MD • Cedars Sinai Heart Institute
Moderator: Sean Pinney, MD • Mount Sinai School of Medicine

After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to: 

  1. Relate the advances in immunosuppression therapy.
  2. Describe the mechanisms of immunosuppression.
  3. Identify the newer immunosuppression agents and future therapies.
October 17, 2017

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Speaker: Martha Pavlakis, MD • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Moderator: Tarek Alhamad, MD • Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify the challenges in managing the kidney transplant patient with a failing allograft.
  2. Describe the increased risks of death and sepsis for the allograft recipient as they return to dialysis.
  3. Discuss the options for managing immunosuppression and end stage rejection in the failed allograft.
September 27, 2017

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Speaker: Massimo Mangiola, PhD • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Moderator: Julie Yabu, MD • UCLA

After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe epitopes in the context of transplantation.
  2. Discuss the importance of epitopes in HLA compatiblity and optimizing graft outcome.
  3. Summarize how to potentially use "epitope tools" in HLA antibody analysis and matching of donors and recipients pairs.
June 21, 2016

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Speaker: Robert Ettenger, MD • UCLA Center for Health Science
Moderator: Vikas Dharnidharka, MD • Washington University

After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:

  1. Understand the measures that can be taken before, during and after the first transplant to promote the success of the second transplant
  2. Identify the appropriate immunological, psychological,and technical steps that should be taken to help assure an optimal outcome
  3. Describe the peri- and post-transplant care, including immunosuppression, that are necessary to obtain the best results
November 20, 2013

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Were you unable to attend the IPITA World Congress in September or need a review of talks you might have missed? If so, attend this webinar for a meeting review, and get caught up on all of the highlights you need to know!

Dr. Peter Stock, IPITA 2013 Congress Chair, will provide a meeting summary highlighting the marked improvements in rates of insulin independence following both pancreastic islet and whole organ pancreas transplants for diabetes mellitus, as well as novel strategies for increasing the source of beta cells (stem cells/xenotransplants) and blocking the immune response.

Were you unable to attend the IPITA World Congress in September or need a review of talks you might have missed? If so, attend this webinar for a meeting review, and get caught up on all of the highlights you need to know!

Dr. Peter Stock, IPITA 2013 Congress Chair, will provide a meeting summary highlighting the marked improvements in rates of insulin independence following both pancreastic islet and whole organ pancreas transplants for diabetes mellitus, as well as novel strategies for increasing the source of beta cells (stem cells/xenotransplants) and blocking the immune response.

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