Archive | April 2017

Upcoming ATI Seminars

May 3: There is no ATI Seminar Scheduled this week

May 10: Dr. Colin Anderson “Does real transplant tolerance require chimerism? From the dangers of danger theory to the challenges of lymphopenia”

May 17: Dr. Steven Greenway “An update on the microbiome in transplantation”

May 24: Dr. Matt Weiss (visiting speaker), title TBA

May 31: Dr. Shane Grey (visiting speaker), title TBA. Joint seminar with the Alberta Diabetes Institute

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

ATI Research Day: Abstract Submission Deadline is April 30, 2017

**The abstract submission deadline has been extended — submit your research abstracts by midnight on Sunday, April 30, 2017**
The Alberta Transplant Institute is hosting its first Research Day on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH, will give the keynote address “Registry-based science – transplantation and beyond”.
Details on the event and abstract guidelines are available on the ATI Website. You can also access the abstract submission portal and the conference registration portal from the ATI website.
Please take a moment to register for the conference (this is separate from the abstract submission). Registration is free.

ATI Research Day -Abstract Submission deadline extended to Sunday, April 30!

**The abstract submission deadline has been extended — submit your research abstracts by midnight on Sunday, April 30, 2017**
The Alberta Transplant Institute is hosting its first Research Day on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH, will give the keynote address “Registry-based science – transplantation and beyond”.
Details on the event and abstract guidelines are available on the ATI Website. You can also access the abstract submission portal and the conference registration portal from the ATI website.
Please take a moment to register for the conference (this is separate from the abstract submission). Registration is free.

Upcoming ATI Seminars

Apr 26: Dr. Sonny Dhanani (University of Ottawa) “When is dead….really dead?”

May 3: There is no ATI Seminar Scheduled this week

May 10: Dr. Colin Anderson “Does real transplant tolerance require chimerism? From the dangers of danger theory to the challenges of lymphopenia”

May 17: Dr. Steven Greenway “An update on the microbiome in transplantation”

May 24: Dr. Matt Weiss (visiting speaker), title TBA

May 31: Dr. Shane Grey (visiting speaker), title TBA.  Joint seminar with the Alberta Diabetes Institute

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

Join us at the FOMD TGIF on Friday – ATI is hosting!

The Alberta Transplant Institute will be hosting the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry’s TGIF on Friday, April 21, from 4:00 – 7:00, in the Katz Atrium.

Come and celebrate the arrival of spring!

 

Join us at the FOMD TGIF on April 21 – ATI is hosting!

The Alberta Transplant Institute will be hosting the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry’s TGIF on Friday, April 21, from 4:00 – 7:00, in the Katz Atrium.

It’s a great way to help celebrate the UofA’s recent ranking as #6 in the world in Transplantation and the 50th Anniversary of Transplantation!

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

If you are interested in volunteering to help with this event, please email Karen Hunter (karen.hunter@ualberta.ca).

ATI Research Day: Abstract Submission deadline extended until April 18, 2017!

**The abstract submission deadline has been extended — submit your research abstracts by midnight on Tuesday, April 18, 2017**
The Alberta Transplant Institute is hosting its first Research Day on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH, will give the keynote address “Registry-based science – transplantation and beyond”.
Details on the event and abstract guidelines are available on the ATI Website. You can also access the abstract submission portal and the conference registration portal from the ATI website.
Please take a moment to register for the conference (this is separate from the abstract submission). Registration is free.

Upcoming ATI Seminars and Self Registration

Apr 12: Dr. Patricia Campbell, “Canadian Transplant Registries: Past, Present, and Future”

Apr 19: Dr. Faisal Khan, Title TBA

Apr 26: Dr. Sonny Dhanani (University of Ottawa): “When is dead….really dead?”

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

U of A ranks #6 in the world in Transplantation

The Center for World University Rankings has ranked the U of A #6 in the world in the area of Transplantation. Four other subjects at the U of A also placed in the Top 10 in the world.

Read the story here

 

Campus Alberta Annual Health Forum: May 16

Precision Public Health
Keynote Speaker: Chris Eagle, Former CEO, Alberta Health Services and Chair, Precision Health Working Group

Tuesday, May 16, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Lunch and refreshments provided.)

Telus International Centre, 11104 – 87 Avenue, Edmonton, AB

Attendance is complimentary, but registration is required by April 28.

For information and to register, go to: bit.ly/CampusAlberta2017