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2011 - BSS 2011 Symposium (Cape Cod, USA)

Plenary Session 1: T-Cell Regulation
11 June 2011  /  13:30 - 15:00

The Role of FOXP3 in the Development and Function of Human T Regulatory Cells

Presenter: Megan K. Levings, Vancouver, Canada

- The Role of FOXP3 in the Development and Function of Human T Regulatory Cells

Presenter: Megan K. Levings, Vancouver, Canada

Homing of Regulatory T-Cells

Presenter: Jonathan Bromberg, Baltimore, United States

- Homing of Regulatory T-Cells

Presenter: Jonathan Bromberg, Baltimore, United States

Plenary Session 2: T-Cell Memory and Exhaustion
11 June 2011  /  15:30 - 17:00

Friends for a Life Time: CD-8+ Memory T-Cells

Presenter: Susan M. Kaech, New Haven, United States

- Friends for a Life Time: CD-8+ Memory T-Cells

Presenter: Susan M. Kaech, New Haven, United States

Oral Presentations
11 June 2011  /  17:15 - 18:00

Regulatory T cell therapy in mice and translation to man

Presenter: Qizhi Tang, San Francisco, United States

- Regulatory T cell therapy in mice and translation to man

Presenter: Qizhi Tang, San Francisco, United States

Heart and Kidney Cotransplantation in Non Human Primates (NHPs)

Presenter: Makoto Tonsho, Boston, United States

- Heart and Kidney Cotransplantation in Non Human Primates (NHPs)

Presenter: Makoto Tonsho, Boston, United States

INTRA-GRAFT MOLECULAR PATHWAYS PREDICT OPERATIONAL TOLERANCE IN LIVER TRANSPLANTATION

Presenter: Felix Bohne, Barcelona, Spain

- INTRA-GRAFT MOLECULAR PATHWAYS PREDICT OPERATIONAL TOLERANCE IN LIVER TRANSPLANTATION

Presenter: Felix Bohne, Barcelona, Spain

Plenary Session 3: Emerging Issues in Transplantation: Composite Tissue Transplantation and Immunosenescence
12 June 2011  /  08:30 - 10:00

Aging and its Impact on Effector and Memory Cells

Presenter: Susan L. Swain, Worcester, United States

- Aging and its Impact on Effector and Memory Cells

Presenter: Susan L. Swain, Worcester, United States

Impact of Age on the Immune Response after Organ Transplantation

Presenter: Christian Denecke, innsbruck, Austria

- Impact of Age on the Immune Response after Organ Transplantation

Presenter: Christian Denecke, innsbruck, Austria

Plenary Session 4: Chronic Rejection, Inflammation and Tissue Remodeling
12 June 2011  /  10:30 - 12:00

Organ Injury Determinates Transplant Outcome

Presenter: Yuan Zhai, Los Angeles, United States

- Organ Injury Determinates Transplant Outcome

Presenter: Yuan Zhai, Los Angeles, United States

MicroRNAs Regulate Inflammation and Repair

Presenter: John Iacomini, Boston, United States

- MicroRNAs Regulate Inflammation and Repair

Presenter: John Iacomini, Boston, United States

Oral Presentations 2
12 June 2011  /  16:00 - 17:00

Tubular atrophy and interstitial fibrosis following renal transplantation is dependent on galectin-3.

Presenter: Lorna Marson, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

- Tubular atrophy and interstitial fibrosis following renal transplantation is dependent on galectin-3.

Presenter: Lorna Marson, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Systemic overexpression of endogenous secretory RAGE attenuates renal ischaemia-reperfusion injury

Presenter: Miriam Habib, Coogee, NSW, Australia

- Systemic overexpression of endogenous secretory RAGE attenuates renal ischaemia-reperfusion injury

Presenter: Miriam Habib, Coogee, NSW, Australia

CTA containing vascularized bone marrow offer the inherent potential for stable mixed chimerism and tolerance.

Presenter: Wensheng Zhang, Pittsburgh, United States

- CTA containing vascularized bone marrow offer the inherent potential for stable mixed chimerism and tolerance.

Presenter: Wensheng Zhang, Pittsburgh, United States

Plenary Session 6: Cytokines, T-cell Differentiation and Inflammatory Activation
13 June 2011  /  08:00 - 09:30

The Role of Th17 in Autoimmunity and Immune Response

Presenter: Francesco Annunziato, Florence, Italy

- The Role of Th17 in Autoimmunity and Immune Response

Presenter: Francesco Annunziato, Florence, Italy

Infection and Apoptosis as Combined Inflammatory Triggers

Presenter: Julie Magarian Blander, New York, United States

- Infection and Apoptosis as Combined Inflammatory Triggers

Presenter: Julie Magarian Blander, New York, United States

Oral Presentations 3
13 June 2011  /  11:30 - 12:30

Primary xenogeneic porcine alpha-1,3-galactosyltransferase knockout skin grafts do not cause sensitization of allogeneic humoral responses in a non-human primate model

Presenter: Alexander Albritton, Boston, United States

- Primary xenogeneic porcine alpha-1,3-galactosyltransferase knockout skin grafts do not cause sensitization of allogeneic humoral responses in a non-human primate model

Presenter: Alexander Albritton, Boston, United States

Neutralizing BAFF and APRIL in combination with anti-CD154 Ab treatment and CD8+ T cell depletion induces long term cardiac allograft survival in mice containing memory CD4+ T cells

Presenter: Sumantha Bhatt, Cleveland, United States

- Neutralizing BAFF and APRIL in combination with anti-CD154 Ab treatment and CD8+ T cell depletion induces long term cardiac allograft survival in mice containing memory CD4+ T cells

Presenter: Sumantha Bhatt, Cleveland, United States

Plenary Session 8: The Impact of Injury and Infection on Tolerance and Rejection
14 June 2011  /  08:00 - 09:30

T-Cell Recruitment to Allografts and Tissue

Presenter: Robert L. Fairchild, Cleveland, United States

- T-Cell Recruitment to Allografts and Tissue

Presenter: Robert L. Fairchild, Cleveland, United States

Plenary Session 9: Translation of Basic Sciences Concepts in Transplantation
14 June 2011  /  10:00 - 12:00

Principles of Co-Stimulation: From bench to bedside

Presenter: Allan D. Kirk, Atlanta, United States

- Principles of Co-Stimulation: From bench to bedside

Presenter: Allan D. Kirk, Atlanta, United States

Closing Remarks

Presenter: Stefan G. Tullius, Boston, United States

- Closing Remarks

Presenter: Stefan G. Tullius, Boston, United States

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