The Young Investigator Award 2006

The Young Investigator Awards are given to recipients who have submitted abstracts to the International Congress of The Transplantation Society and received the highest scores from an international panel of reviewers. The award has been made possible by the generous support of Astellas Pharma Inc. since 1994. The recipients in 2006 during the 1st World Transplant Congress:

Ran Tao


LIGATION OF BTLA ON EFFECTOR T CELLS BY HVEM EXPRESSED BY REGULATORY T CELLS (TREGS) CONTRAOLS THE SUPPRESSIVE FUNCTIONS OF TREGS IN VITRO AND IN VIVO

Kerem H. Bortecen


LOCAL ADMINISTRATION OF IN VIVO GENERATED TREG PREVENT THE REJECTION OF ISLET ALLOGRAFTS

Gang Feng


EX VIVO GENERATION OF REGULATORY T CELLS THAT PREVENT SKIN AND ISLET ALLOGRAFT REJECTION: A NOVEL ROLE FOR IFN-T.

Kerem H. Bortecen


LOCAL ADMINISTRATION OF IN VIVO GENERATED TREG PREVENT THE REJECTION OF ISLET ALLOGRAFTS

Martin Bodingbauer


PROPHYLACTIC BISPHOSPHONATE TREATMENT PREVENTS BONE FRACTURES AFTER LIVER TRANSPLANTATION

Amy M. Dowden


BONE MORPHOGENETIC PROTEIN 4 (BMP-4) PROMOTES IN VIVO DIFFERENTIATION OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS (ESC) INTO LYMPHOID AND MYELOID HEMATOPOIETIC CELLS

Shin Itakura


MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS FACILITATE INDUCTION OF MIXED CHIMERISM AND ISLET ALLOGRAFT TOLERANCE WITHOUT GVHD IN THE RAT

Matthew J. Vitalone


EPITHELIAL-TO-MESENCHYMAL TRANSITION (EMT) IN CHRONIC ALLOGRAFT NEPHROPATHY (CAN)

Jose Caballero-Corbalan


NO BENEFICIAL EFFECT OF THE TWO LAYER METHOD (PFC-UW) COMPARED WITH TRANSPORTATION IN UW ALONE ON THE OUTCOME OF HUMAN ISLET ISOLATION AND TRANSPLANTATION: A REPORT ON 214 HUMAN PANCREASES

Iris Lee


RETROVIRALLY-TRANSDUCED FOXP3+T CELLS PROMOTE PERMANENT SURVIVAL OF FULLY MHC-MISMATCHED CARDIAC ALLOGRAFTS IN IMMUNOCOMPETENT HOSTS

Qiquan Sun


C4D-POSITIVE ACUTE REJECTION AT DIFFERENT TIME PERIODS AFTER RENAL TRANSPLANTATION: DIFFERENT CLINICO-HISTOPATHOLOGICAL MANIFESTATIONS REQUIRE DIFFERENT TREATMENT STRATEGIES

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