This webinar will focus on various serologic combinations of donors and recipients prior to liver transplant (main focus) and how to mitigate the risk of transmission or disease worsening after transplant (smaller focus). Risks of transmission with each combination will be discussed. These presentations will be case based and will include mention of national and international guidelines.
Associate Professor of Medicine & Surgery
Medical Director Living Donor Liver Transplantation
Yale New Haven Transplantation Center
AnnMarie Liapakis is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery and serves as Medical Director of the Living Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT) program at the Yale New Haven Transplantation Center.
She has served as the co-chair for Donate Life Connecticut, and as Vice Chair of Education for the Medical Advisory Committee at the American Liver Foundation.
She is an active member of the North American Living Liver Donor Innovations Group. She serves as Co-chair on the Executive Committee of the Living Donor Community of Practice with the American Society of Transplantation (AST) and as a member of the Education Committee of The Transplantation Society.
Full Professor of Hepatology
Henri Mondor Hospital/Paris Est University
Christophe Duvoux is full Professor of Hepatology and Transplant Hepatogist. He is head of the Medical LT Program at Henri Mondor Hospital-Paris Est University.
He was Chair of ELITA (European Liver & Intestine Transplantation Association) from 2015 to 2019. He is a member of the steering Committee of CLIF. He was a member of the Scientific committee of the French Organization for Organ Sharing (ABM) and Junior Secretary of UEMS for Organ Transplantation.
He is author or co-author of 200 publications dedicated to LT, including multicentre collaborative international studies and European guidelines, with > 10,000 citations (h index 50). He has given more than 120 invited lectures focusing on LT.
Professor of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Advanced Endoscopy
Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Hany Dabbous, MD, PhD, is a Professor of gastroenterology,hepatology and advanced endoscopy at Ain Shmas Center for Organ Transplant, Director of endoscopy center, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Dr.Dabbous had his fellowship in Transplant hepatology in LSUHSC, Shreveport, LA, USA in 2007. He is a transplant hepatologist and director of advanced endoscopy in Ain Shams University and a Co- Investigator on a number of study protocols through the Center for Transplant Research.
Professor of hepatology; Head liver Unit and liver ICU; Medical Director of Liver Transplant program
Centre Hepatobiliaire, AP-HP- Paul Brousse Hospital University Paris-Saclay
Dr. Didier Samuel, MD, PhD, is Professor of Hepatology at Université Paris-Saclay, Villejuif, France. He is, since 2017, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Paris-Saclay. He is Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program, and Head of the Liver and Intensive Care Units at Centre Hepatobiliaire of Universitary Hospital Paul Brousse in Villejuif. He is Director of Inserm Research Unit 1193 at Université Paris-Saclay. His research focuses on liver transplantation, viral hepatitis, HIV, liver failure. He was President of the ILTS in 2013-2014. He served as Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Hepatology (2010-2014). Prof Samuel has published over 500 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and textbooks, with a H-index of 83 and has given over 400 lectures at international congresses. In 2007, he was honored with the AASLD Achievement in Liver Transplantation Award and in 2018 with the EASL Recognition Award