The Young Investigator Award 2014

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.

  • Deyaa El Deen Morsy
    Lymphocytes Can Play The Trojan-Horse Role in Polyoma BKV Infection
  • Liang Wei
    The MicroRNA miR-182 Alters CD4+ T Cell Responses Post-Transplant
  • Sharmila Ramessur
    The Role of Spleen Tyrosine Kinase in Acute Renal Allograft Rejection in the Rat
  • Carolina Moore
    Clonal Composition and Specificity of Graft Infiltrating B Cells in Human Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy
  • Fadi Issa
    Evaluation and Optimisation of Non-Autologous Human Regulatory T Cell Therapy for Transplantation
  • Seiichi Shimizu
    Association ofFc-gamma Receptor Gene Polymorphisms With Susceptibility to Bloodstream Infections After Liver Transplantation
  • Masaaki Zaitsu
    Anti-CD28 Antagonism Using a Monovalent Fab Antibody for the Prolongation of Human Skin Allograft Survival
  • Toshihito Hirai
    A Novel Approach Inducing Transplant Tolerance By Activated Invariant Natural Killer T Cells With Co Stimulatory Blockade
  • Katrien De Vusser
    Intrarenal Telomere Length and Intrarenal Arteriosclerosis in Pretransplant Kidney Biopsies
  • Silke Roedder
    A 17 Gene Blood Assay (kSORT) for Diagnosis and Prediction of Acute Renal Transplant Rejection: Results of the Multicenter AART Study
  • Karolina M. Burghardt
    Proposed Listing Indications for Pediatric Intestinal Transplant in the New Era of Specialized Care for Intestinal Failure
  • Goutham Kumar
    Predictors For Better Graft Survival After Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplantation
  • Yuk Man (Kevin) Lei
    The Microbiota Promotes Skin Allograft Rejection
  • Yanbao Xiong
    Treg Require Transcription Factor T-bet to Traffic to Draining Lymph Nodes and Prolong Islet Allograft Survival
  • S. Keshwani
    Pre-Transplant T-Cell Subtype Assessment as a Predictive Tool for CMV Viremia After Transplant
  • Nissreen Elfadawy
    The Clinical Relevance ofHLA Cw, DQ and DP Mismatches Among The Zero HLA A, B and DR Mismatched Deceased Donor (DD) Kidney Transplant Population
  • Esme Dijke
    Pediatric Thymic Tissue as a Novel Source for the Expansion of Stable Regulatory T Cells for Cellular Therapy
  • Aunemarie Weissenbacher
    VCA at Innsbruck Medical University - An Update 14 Years After the First Hand Transplantation
  • Angelo Alberto Leto Barone
    Either Abatacept or Belatacept in Combination With Donor Bone Marrow Infusion Induces Immune Tolerance Across a Full MHC Barrier in a Translational Large Animal Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation Model
  • Jorge Roque Espinosa
    CD57+CD4 T Cells and Belatacept Resistant Rejection
  • Makoto Tonsho
    Successful Tolerance Induction of Lung Allografts in Non-Human Primates
  • Shruti D. Dave
    Mesenchymal Stem Cells Induced In Vitro Generation of Antigen Specific Regulatory T-Cells Containing CD4+CD8+ Population: A Cell-Based Therapy To Promote Transplantation Tolerance