2019-2020 - TTS Education Committee’s Precision Medicine Webinar Series

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Pharmacogenomics in Transplantation

6.1 - Pharmacogenomics in Transplantation – Focus on Clinical Utility

Presenter: Angela Q. , Maldonado, Greenville, NC, USA
Authors: Angela Q. Maldonado, Medhat Askar

Angela Q. Maldonado's Bio:

Dr. Angela Maldonado is a clinical pharmacy specialist who has been working in the field of transplantation for over 10 years. Her interests include advancing the science and practice of transplant pharmacotherapy, pharmacogenomics, and research in medication adherence. Dr. Maldonado recently transitioned to Hansa Biopharma and is currently a Medical Science Liaison for the company.

Medhat Askar's Bio:

Medhat Askar, MD, PhD, MSHPE, FRCPath, D(ABHI), D(ABMLI), HCLD(ABB) is a Clinical Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (affiliated) at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and the director of the Transplant Immunology and facility director of the Cell Processing Laboratories at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX, USA. He is the President of The American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI), the Immediate Past President of The American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI). Dr. Askar is a Councilor (North America) and Co-Chair of the TTS Education Committee of The Transplantation Society (TTS). He is also a Member of Board of Directors of United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) and a Member of The Joint Commission Pathology Technical Advisory Panel (JC-TAP).

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