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TTS New Webinar Series

EC Liver Series v2

The Education Committee of TTS will be organizing six new webinars on the "trends and Challenges in Liver Transplantation". The series, organized by Sukru Emre, will host the first webinar on January 19. See details below.

Date and time: January 19th, 2018 2:00 PM EST (UTC-5 hours)
Topic: Antibody Mediated Rejection in Liver Transplantation Part I - Role of DSA's and Treatment Options
Description: Antibody mediated rejection (AMR) has become one of the hot topics in liver transplantation recently. In this webinar, world known experts in this topic will discuss the immunological, clinical aspects of AMR as well as available treatment options.
Format: Debate/Discussion

sukru Organizer: 
Professor Sukru Emre, MD
Professor of Surgery (Transplant) and of Pediatrics, Yale University, USA
  wozniak  Discussant:
Laura J. Wozniak, MD, MS
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at UCLA, USA
Udeme Ekong Moderator: 
Udeme D Ekong, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology), Yale University, USA

  oleary2  Discussant: 
Jacqueline O'Leary, MD, MPH
Medical Director of Research for the Baylor Simmons TransplantInstitute in Dallas, Texas, USA

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ISODP Webinar Announcement

fengQuality Assessment of Kidneys for Transplantation
– Truth or Dare
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018 - 12pm EST

Speaker: Sandy Feng
Moderator: Eduardo Rocha

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 LAST CHANCE - Deadline January 15.

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TTS 2018 Find&FIll the Gap Contest

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Transplantation Journal Featured Article

Plasma Exosomes From HLA-Sensitized Kidney Transplant Recipients Contain mRNA Transcripts Which Predict Development of Antibody-Mediated Rejection.

In the news

  • Nobel Prize Doctor Yamanaka: Stem Cell Progress 'Just the Beginning
  • Shire's Late-Stage CMV Drug Wins FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation
  • USA - In a turf battle for organs, a policy review rattles the national transplant system
  • Heart-muscle patches made with human cells improve heart attack recovery
  • Hepatitis C Virus-Infected Livers May Help Reduce Transplant Times
  • Bangladesh - Human organ transplant bill passed, 3yrs jail for illegal trade

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Terry Strom, a leader in the field of immune tolerance research, died from complications after a bone marrow transplant, on December 20, 2017.

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In the news

  • Scientists Developing Softer, Longer Lasting Artificial Heart
  • USA - Study finds persistent racial and ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplantation
  • Can This Biochemist Bypass Organ Donors?
  • Prophylactic letermovir significantly reduces cytomegalovirus infection after transplantation
  • Tissue Stresses and Strains Help Scientists Model 3D Shapes
  • USA - New liver distribution system builds on recent transplantation success
  • Moving a Step Closer to Solving Problems of Autoimmune Disease and Transplant Rejection

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We would like to wish all our members and colleagues from around the world a joyful holiday season, and health, peace and prosperity in 2018.

This is the time of year to reflect upon the many accomplishments of the year gone by, and to look forward to the achievements possible in the year ahead.

We thank you for being part of our important community and look forward to connecting with you again in the New Year.

Best wishes,

Nancy Ascher, Mehmet Haberal, Philip O'Connell
on behalf of the TTS Executive

Other Articles and In the news

  • George Mazariegos interviewed on Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC spearheading an initiative meant to standardize care for pediatric transplant patients
  • IPTA December Newsletter
  • Bioengineers imagine the future of vaccines and immunotherapy
  • Genomic blood test predicts survival for heart failure patients after MCS surgery
  • Bilirubin-Loaded Capsules Increase Survival of Transplanted Pancreatic Cells

 

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Call for Nominations - Transplantation Science Awards

The Transplantation Science Committee together with The Transplantation Society and Transplantation are pleased to announce the best manuscripts published by the journal in 2017. Named after two pioneering giants, a selection committee that included editors of Transplantation, The Transplantation Society, in addition to members and chairs of the Transplantation Science Committee will select two winners amongst a very competitive group of publications.

This year's awards will recognize manuscripts with important implications for transplantation.

Submit your nominations by May 1, 2018. All manuscripts from 2017 are eligible.

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Member News

camilloCamillo Ricordi, Named a Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Ricordi has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional accolade bestowed solely to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and welfare of society.

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Other Articles

  • Young Members Corner - Lack of Qualified Nephrologists in Low-Income Countriesby Elmi Muller, Chair - Young Members Committee
  • University of Cape Town Course Announcement: Organ Donation - From Death to Life

In the News

  • Cardiovascular imaging identifies heart transplant graft rejection before symptoms
  • Our Medicare policy for kidney transplants is totally irrational
  • 3D-printed 'living ink' developed to aid organ transplants and clean up pollution
  • Should We Perform Head Transplants?
  • Reduced Demand, Increased Supply: Innovations Brightening Liver Transplantation Outcomes
  • Brain remaps itself in child with double hand transplant Organs
  • 'Prehabilitation' May Be Key to Obtaining Improved Liver Transplantation Outcomes
  • Many donor kidneys that are discarded may be suitable for transplantation

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