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26th International Congress of The Transplantation Society (Hong Kong)

Experimental Islet Tx: Immunologic Aspects
20 August 2016  /  10:30 - 12:30

Hypothermic machine perfusion preservation of non-heart-beating donor pancreas for islet transplantation

Presenter: Naotake Akutsu, Chiba, Japan

- Hypothermic machine perfusion preservation of non-heart-beating donor pancreas for islet transplantation

Presenter: Naotake Akutsu, Chiba, Japan

Analysis of post-transplant islet by organ transparency and macro three-dimensional image

Presenter: Koya Shinohara, Tokyo, Japan

- Analysis of post-transplant islet by organ transparency and macro three-dimensional image

Presenter: Koya Shinohara, Tokyo, Japan

A Fresh Look at Tolerance and Rejection
20 August 2016  /  10:30 - 12:30

Maintenance of Long-term Tolerance by T Regulatory Cells in a Mouse Model of Heart Transplantation

Presenter: Luxi Meng, Xiamen, People's Republic of China

- Maintenance of Long-term Tolerance by T Regulatory Cells in a Mouse Model of Heart Transplantation

Presenter: Luxi Meng, Xiamen, People's Republic of China

Neonatal tolerance in a mouse model of ABO-incompatible heart transplantation

Presenter: Lori West, Edmonton, Canada

- Neonatal tolerance in a mouse model of ABO-incompatible heart transplantation

Presenter: Lori West, Edmonton, Canada

Contrasting Effects of Tacrolimus and Everolimus on Regulatory T cell Activation and Mixed Hematopoietic Chimerism Induced by Natural Killer T Cell Stimulation

Presenter: Toshihito Hirai, Tokyo, Japan

- Contrasting Effects of Tacrolimus and Everolimus on Regulatory T cell Activation and Mixed Hematopoietic Chimerism Induced by Natural Killer T Cell Stimulation

Presenter: Toshihito Hirai, Tokyo, Japan

IFN-gamma/B7-H1 Signaling Pathways in Graft Mesnechymal Cells Mediate Liver Transplant Tolerance

Presenter: Shiguang Qian, Cleveland, United States

- IFN-gamma/B7-H1 Signaling Pathways in Graft Mesnechymal Cells Mediate Liver Transplant Tolerance

Presenter: Shiguang Qian, Cleveland, United States

Heparin-gelatin mixture improves vascular reconstruction efficiency and hepatic function in bioengineered liver

Presenter: Kamal Hussein, Chuncheon-si, Korea

- Heparin-gelatin mixture improves vascular reconstruction efficiency and hepatic function in bioengineered liver

Presenter: Kamal Hussein, Chuncheon-si, Korea

An increase in CD8+ effector memory T cells precedes rejection in a primate cardiac transplant model

Presenter: Natalie O'Neill, Baltimore, United States

- An increase in CD8+ effector memory T cells precedes rejection in a primate cardiac transplant model

Presenter: Natalie O'Neill, Baltimore, United States

Liver regeneration was attenuated by deletion of CXCL10 or its receptor CXCR3 via YAP1 signaling.

Presenter: Yuen Yuen Ma, Hong Kong , Hong Kong

- Liver regeneration was attenuated by deletion of CXCL10 or its receptor CXCR3 via YAP1 signaling.

Presenter: Yuen Yuen Ma, Hong Kong , Hong Kong

Supercharging Mesenchymal Stem Cells with Interleukin-17A: an alternative to Interferon-gamma enhancement of Mesenchymal Stem Cell immunomodulation

Presenter: Kisha Sivanathan, Adelaide, Australia

- Supercharging Mesenchymal Stem Cells with Interleukin-17A: an alternative to Interferon-gamma enhancement of Mesenchymal Stem Cell immunomodulation

Presenter: Kisha Sivanathan, Adelaide, Australia

Donor-Specific Cell-Free DNA as a Non-Invasive Marker of Organ Rejection After Liver Transplantation: A Pilot Study

Presenter: Su Kah Goh, Heidelberg, Australia

- Donor-Specific Cell-Free DNA as a Non-Invasive Marker of Organ Rejection After Liver Transplantation: A Pilot Study

Presenter: Su Kah Goh, Heidelberg, Australia

Inflammasome exacerbated fatty graft injury with accumulation of myeloid-derived suppressor cells after living donor liver transplantation

Presenter: Hui Liu, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

- Inflammasome exacerbated fatty graft injury with accumulation of myeloid-derived suppressor cells after living donor liver transplantation

Presenter: Hui Liu, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Allocation/Donor Variables
20 August 2016  /  10:30 - 12:30

Post-operative thrombocytopenia determines the fate of adult-to-adult living donor partial liver transplantation; Proposal of “Thrombotic Microangiopathy (LTx-TMA) Score”

Presenter: Koichiro Hata, Kyoto, Japan

- Post-operative thrombocytopenia determines the fate of adult-to-adult living donor partial liver transplantation; Proposal of “Thrombotic Microangiopathy (LTx-TMA) Score”

Presenter: Koichiro Hata, Kyoto, Japan

Evaluation of the potential impact of inter-regional sharing for high MELD patients waiting for liver transplantation

Presenter: Michael Fink, Heidelberg, Australia

- Evaluation of the potential impact of inter-regional sharing for high MELD patients waiting for liver transplantation

Presenter: Michael Fink, Heidelberg, Australia

Impact of the Share 35 liver allocation policy on candidates with MELD exception scores

Presenter: Elaine Cheng, Los Angeles, United States

- Impact of the Share 35 liver allocation policy on candidates with MELD exception scores

Presenter: Elaine Cheng, Los Angeles, United States

Transplantation of graft from older donors: does age still matter?

Presenter: Nicholas Gilbo, Leuven, Belgium

- Transplantation of graft from older donors: does age still matter?

Presenter: Nicholas Gilbo, Leuven, Belgium

Dynamic Liver Compliance- A new radiological metric to predict peri-operative course of donor hepatectomy

Presenter: Mettu Reddy, Chennai , India

- Dynamic Liver Compliance- A new radiological metric to predict peri-operative course of donor hepatectomy

Presenter: Mettu Reddy, Chennai , India

Live Donor Champion Program for Liver Transplantation: Time to Redefine the Strategy

Presenter: Daniel G. Maluf, Charlottesville, United States

- Live Donor Champion Program for Liver Transplantation: Time to Redefine the Strategy

Presenter: Daniel G. Maluf, Charlottesville, United States

Factors Associated with Worse Outcome in Korean Split-Liver Transplantation: Analysis of the 10-year Korean Network for Organ Sharing Data Base

Presenter: Nam-Joon Yi, Seoul, Korea

- Factors Associated with Worse Outcome in Korean Split-Liver Transplantation: Analysis of the 10-year Korean Network for Organ Sharing Data Base

Presenter: Nam-Joon Yi, Seoul, Korea

Principles from high volume Living Donor Liver Transplantation centre doubles the donor pool in Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation

Presenter: Shishir Pareek, GURGAON, India

- Principles from high volume Living Donor Liver Transplantation centre doubles the donor pool in Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation

Presenter: Shishir Pareek, GURGAON, India

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