Archive | March 2017

Save the Date: FOMD TGIF will be hosted by the ATI on Friday, April 21.

As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Kidney Transplantation, the Alberta Transplant Institute will be hosting the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry’s TGIF on Friday, April 21, from 3:30 – 7:00.

Mark your calendars and join us at the ATI TGIF in April!

Additional details will be shared in April, and will also be available on the ATI website. If you are interested in volunteering to help with this event, please email Karen Hunter (karen.hunter@ualberta.ca).

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Upcoming ATI Seminar and Self Registration information

Mar 29: Dr. Bethany Foster (McGill University) “Changing graft outcomes in adolescent and young adult kidney transplant recipients: Sticking it to Non-Adherence”

Apr 5: Dr. Michael Mengel, “Up-dates from the 2017 Banff meeting”

Apr 12: Dr. Patricia Campbell, Title TBA

Apr 19: Dr. Faisal Khan, Title TBA

Information on upcoming seminars can be found on the ATI website

Please note that the ATI has moved to an online, self-registration system for the ATI Seminar Series.This allows us to collect attendance information for Continuing Medical Education or Continuing Professional Development reporting, as well as the data required for metrics reporting, so we ask that all audience members sign in AFTER the seminar, within two weeks of each talk. The survey/registration can be accessed from your computer, and is mobile friendly for cell phones and tablets.

The link is included in the weekly seminar announcement emails, and is available on the ATI Seminar Series webpage

Edmonton Transplant Trot: Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Emily Murphy Park

The Canadian Transplant Association of Alberta is holding the annual Transplant Trot in Edmonton in May.

Transplant Trot: Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9:30am in Emily Murphy Park

3km walk, 5km walk/run, 10km run

For more information, visit the Edmonton Transplant Trot website

Upcoming ATI Seminars

Mar 22: Dr. Etienne Mahe “High-throughput sequencing In Myeloid Neoplasia: From Diagnosis to Transplant & Beyond”

Mar 29: Dr. Bethany Foster (McGill University) “Changing graft outcomes in adolescent and young adult kidney transplant recipients: Sticking it to Non-Adherence”

Apr 5: Dr. Michael Mengel, “Up-dates from the 2017 Banff meeting”

Apr 12: Dr. Patricia Campbell, Title TBA

Information on upcoming seminars can be found on the ATI website

Please note that the ATI will be moving to an online, self-registration system for the ATI Seminar Series.This will allow us to collect attendance information for Continuing Medical Education or Continuing Professional Development reporting, as well as the data required for metrics reporting, so we would ask that all audience members sign in within two weeks of each seminar. Once launched, the survey/registration can be accessed from your computer, and will be mobile friendly for cell phones and tablets.

The link will be distributed weekly with the seminar announcement, and will also be available on the ATI Seminar Series webpage

Save the Date! ATI hosting TGIF on Friday, April 21

As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Kidney Transplantation, the Alberta Transplant Institute will be hosting TGIF on Friday, April 21, from 3:30 – 7:00.

Mark your calendars and join us at the ATI TGIF in April!

Additional details will be shared in April, and will also be available on the ATI website

ATI Research Day: Abstract Submissions April 1 – 12, 2017

During the 50th Anniversary Year of Kidney Transplantation at UofA, the Alberta Transplant Institute will be hosting its inaugural Research Day on June 7, 2017 with Keynote Speaker Dr. Josef Stehlik.

Abstracts on any stream of research related to donation and transplantation will be accepted beginning April 1, and must submitted online by midnight MT on Wednesday, April 12.

All abstracts should have a maximum of 400 words, and should be formatted into the following four sections, although headings are not required:

  • Introduction: clarifies the motivation for the research presented.
  • Methods: provides sufficient detail for others to reproduce what is studied in the research project.
  • Results: presents and discusses the results.
  • Conclusion: presents the outcome of the work by interpreting the findings and by relating these findings to the motivation stated in the Introduction. Explain the significance of your findings / outcomes and future implications of the results.

Prior to submitting your abstract, ensure that all co-authors have approved of the abstract submission, publication, and potential presentation. Abstracts cannot be changed or withdrawn after April 12, 2017. Confirmation that the research conforms to the research ethics standards at the University of Alberta is required for submission.

The online links for abstract submission and conference registration will be available on the ATI Research Day webpage, and will also be distributed through email and sosido.

Clinical Research Seminar Series: Monday March 27

The March seminar for the Clinical Research Seminar Series will highlight how the Strategic Clinical Networks (AHS) can facilitate clinical health research in Alberta.

Strategic Clinical Networks™: How They Facilitate Clinical & Health Research in Alberta

Strategic Clinical Networks™ (SCNs™), developed by Alberta Health Services, are 15 networks of individuals with passion, knowledge and expertise in specific areas of health. Drs. Seija Kromm (Maternal, Newborn, Child & Youth), Kay Rittenbach (Addiction & Mental Health), Patrick McLane (Emergency), and Matthew McEwan (Cardiovascular Health & Stroke), Assistant Scientific Directors, will co-present on how their respective SCNs™ support and collaborate with researchers in the FoMD.

** Monday, March 27th, 2017, 2:00 – 3:00pm **
WMC Classroom F (2J4.02)

Upcoming ATI Seminars

Mar 15: Dr. Elfriede Pahl (Northwestern University ) “Heart Transplant for Failing Fontan: Timing, challenges, outcomes”

Mar 22: U of C speaker, TBD

Mar 29: Dr. Bethany Foster (McGill University) “Changing graft outcomes in adolescent and young adult kidney transplant recipients: Sticking it to Non-Adherence”

Apr 5: Dr. Michael Mengel, “Up-dates from the 2017 Banff meeting”

Information on upcoming seminars can be found on the ATI website