Archive | May 2016

The 2016 CNTRP Astellas Research Innovation Grant Competition has launched!

Proposals are now being accepted for the 2016 CNTRP Astellas Research Innovation Grant Competition

The application deadline is August 11th, 2016.

Grant recipients will be announced on October 11th, 2016

Additional details regarding the eligibility criteria and application process can be found on the CNTRP website

 

2016 CNTRP Astellas Grant Competition Invitation_Page_1

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ABSTRACT DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 6 for CST-CNTRP-SQT Joint Scientific Meeting!

CST CNTRP Joint Scientific meeting

The new Abstract Submission deadline is: Monday, June 6, 2016.

You have 1 more week remaining to submit your science to the 2016 CST-CNTRP-SQT Joint Scientific Meeting.

We look forward to seeing you October 13 to 16, 2016 in historical Quebec City, Quebec.

Sincerely,

Jagbir Gill MD MPH FRCPC
Chair, 2016 ASM Committee

Sacha A. De Serres MD SM FRCPC
Co-Chair, 2016 ASM Committee

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE May 31 for the 2016 CST-CNTRP-SQT Joint Scientific Meeting

CST CNTRP Joint Scientific meeting

The abstract submissions for the 2016 CST-CNTRP-SQT Joint Scientific Meeting is approaching and will close on May 31st, 11:59:59PM ET. We strongly encourage all CNTRP members and trainees for each of our research communities (SOT, HSCT, Donation) to submit abstracts to this important Canadian conference.

For more information on the Abstract Submission process, visit the CST Website – http://www.cst-transplant.ca/cst_abstract_submissions.html.

Hot Topics of the Joint Scientific Program Plenaries:

  • Working Towards Tolerance
  • Allocation
  • Immunosuppression
  • Challenges and Opportunities in Deceased Organ Donation
  • Panel Discussion on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)

For more information about how to reference the CNTRP in your abstract submissions, presentations and publications, read the most recent CNTRP Director’s Message.

Sincerely,
David.

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David Hartell
Executive Director
Canadian National Transplant Research Program

Congratulations to Craig Butler and colleagues for their JHLT Top Heart Transplant Paper

A recent MRI paper  by Craig Butler and his colleagues was selected as the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation’s (JHLT) Top Heart Transplant Paper of 2015-16.  The award was announced at the Washington ISHLT meeting at the end of April and was recently confirmed by Mandeep Mehra, the Editor-in-Chief.

With a journal impact factor of 6.65, this is truly an outstanding achievement, and is a testament to the hard work of the team!

Butler CR, Savu A, Bakal JA, Toma M, Thompson R, Chow K, Wang H, Kim DH, Mengel M, Haykowsky M, Pearson GJ, Kaul, P. and Paterson, I. Correlation of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging findings and endomyocardial biopsy results in patients undergoing screening for heart transplant rejection. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2015 May 31;34(5):643-50.

 

 

The 2016 CNTRP Astellas Research Innovation Grant Competition has launched!

Proposals are now being accepted for the 2016 CNTRP Astellas Research Innovation Grant Competition
The application deadline is August 11th, 2016.

Grant recipients will be announced on October 11th, 2016

Additional details regarding the eligibility criteria and application process can be found on the CNTRP website  http://www.cntrp.ca/grant_competitions

2016 CNTRP Astellas Grant Competition Invitation_Page_1

May 31 deadline for Abstracts for the 2016 CST-CNTRP-SQT Joint Scientific Meeting

CST CNTRP Joint Scientific meeting

Abstracts for the 2016 CST-CNTRP-SQT Joint Scientific Meeting are being accepted until May 31, 2016. The Preliminary Program is available online.

In addition, preceding the meeting, the CST Astellas Fellows Symposium will be held from Oct. 12th to 13th.

View the Abstract Submission Guidelines and the Preliminary Program at: http://www.cst-transplant.ca/meetings_asm.html

On behalf of the Joint Scientific Program Planning Committee, we look forward to receiving your abstract submission to this year’s meeting.

Sincerely,

Jagbir Gill MD MPH FRCPC
Chair, 2016 ASM Committee

Sacha A. De Serres MD SM FRCPC
Co-Chair, 2016 ASM Committee

Abstracts for the 2016 CST-CNTRP-SQT Join Scientific Meeting are due by May 31

CST CNTRP Joint Scientific meeting

Abstracts for the 2016 CST-CNTRP-SQT Joint Scientific Meeting are being accepted until May 31, 2016. The Preliminary Program is available online.

In addition, preceding the meeting, the CST Astellas Fellows Symposium will be held from Oct. 12th to 13th.

View the Abstract Submission Guidelines and the Preliminary Program at: http://www.cst-transplant.ca/meetings_asm.html

On behalf of the Joint Scientific Program Planning Committee, we look forward to receiving your abstract submission to this year’s meeting.

Sincerely,

Jagbir Gill MD MPH FRCPC
Chair, 2016 ASM Committee

Sacha A. De Serres MD SM FRCPC
Co-Chair, 2016 ASM Committee

The 2016 CNTRP Astellas Research Innovation Grant Competition has launched!

Proposals are now being accepted for the 2016 CNTRP Astellas Research Innovation Grant Competition
The application deadline is August 11th, 2016. Grant recipients will be announced on October 11th, 2016

Additional details regarding the eligibility criteria and application process can be found on the CNTRP website

http://www.cntrp.ca/grant_competitions

2016 CNTRP Astellas Grant Competition Invitation_Page_1

 

 

May 5, 8am, Pediatric Grand Rounds: Lifelong Challenges and Opportunities for Children with Complex Congenital Heart Disease

Dr. Gil Wernovsky,Visiting Speaker from Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami will give a talk.

“Lifelong Challenges and Opportunities for Children with Complex Congenital Heart Disease”

Thursday, May 5, 2016, 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Classroom D (WMC 2F1.04)

Submit your abstract for the 2016 CST-CNTRP-SQT Joint Scientific Meeting by May 31

CST CNTRP Joint Scientific meeting

The Call for Abstracts for the 2016 CST-CNTRP-SQT Joint Scientific Meeting is now open (until May 31, 2016), and the Preliminary Program has been posted.

In addition, preceding the meeting, the CST Astellas Fellows Symposium will be held from Oct. 12th to 13th.

View the Abstract Submission Guidelines and the Preliminary Program at: http://www.cst-transplant.ca/meetings_asm.html

On behalf of the Joint Scientific Program Planning Committee, we look forward to receiving your abstract submission to this year’s meeting.

Sincerely,

Jagbir Gill MD MPH FRCPC
Chair, 2016 ASM Committee

Sacha A. De Serres MD SM FRCPC
Co-Chair, 2016 ASM Committee