Archive | May 2018

Upcoming ATI Seminars

June 6: Dr. Mario Altieri, (visiting Calgary from the Hospital Center at the University of Caen) “Predictive factors of cardiac events related to cirrhotic cardiomyopathy in liver transplant patients.”

June 13: Dr. Tasneem Remtulla, Title TBA

June 20: Dr. Kieran Halloran, “Baseline lung allograft dysfunction: Survival Implications and Risk Factors”

The ATI Seminar Series will be on summer hiatus after June 20.

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ATI Research Day – Tomorrow! Join us at 8am, ECHA L1-490

Join us at the 2018 ATI Research Day!

Continental Breakfast at 8:00, Opening remarks at 8:30am, in ECHA L1-490 Theatre, followed immediately by the plenary session.

Plenary Session: The William H. Lakey Transplantation Lecture – Dr. Doris Taylor, “Building an Organ in 2018”

Doris Taylor, Ph.D., FACC, FAHA will give the William H. Lakey Transplantation Lecture. Dr. Taylor is the Director, Regenerative Medicine Research and Director, Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas. Her research focuses on regenerative medicine and tissue engineering.

Plenary Session: Thursday, May 31, 9am, ECHA L1-490

Learn more about research day here 

Last call for ATI Research Day Registrations!

Join us at the 2018 ATI Research Day!

Continental Breakfast at 8:00, Opening remarks at 8:30am, in ECHA L1-490 Theatre, followed immediately by the plenary session.

Plenary Session: The William H. Lakey Transplantation Lecture – Dr. Doris Taylor, “Building an Organ in 2018”

Doris Taylor, Ph.D., FACC, FAHA will give the William H. Lakey Transplantation Lecture. Dr. Taylor is the Director, Regenerative Medicine Research and Director, Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas. Her research focuses on regenerative medicine and tissue engineering.

Plenary Session: Thursday, May 31, 9am, ECHA L1-490

Learn more about research day here 

Register for ATI Research Day here

Upcoming ATI Seminars

May 30: Dr. Christine Falk (visiting from Hannover Medical School), “Ex vivo lung perfusion – insights into immunoregulation and tissue-resident immune cells”

June 6: Dr. Mario Altieri, (visiting Calgary from the Hospital Center at the University of Caen) “Predictive factors of cardiac events related to cirrhotic cardiomyopathy in liver transplant patients.”

June 13: Dr. Tasneem Remtulla, Title TBA

June 20: Dr. Kieran Halloran, “Baseline lung allograft dysfunction: Survival Implications and Risk Factors”

The ATI Seminar Series will be on summer hiatus after June 20.

CST Abstract Submission closes May 21

Submit Your Abstract to the Canadian Society of Transplantation by May 21

Don’t delay! Submit your abstract to the 2018 Canadian Transplant Summit being held from October 16-20, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario.

The abstract deadlines for both oral and poster is Monday, May 21, 2018, 11:59:59 PM EST.

Please note that there will be NO EXTENSION to the deadline date.

***We will only consider 20 Late-Breaking Abstracts for the Poster Session only – DEADLINE IS JUNE 18, 2018 AT 11:59:59 P.M. EST***

  • Bookmark the Annual Scientific Meeting web page:

http://www.cst-transplant.ca/2018_Canadian_Transplant_Summit.html

  • Submit your Abstract:

http://www.cst-transplant.ca/Abstracts.html

Upcoming ATI Seminars

May 23: Dr. Benjamin Adam, “Molecular Diagnostics in Ex Vivo Perfusion”

May 30: Dr. Christine Falk (visiting from Hannover Medical School), “Ex vivo lung perfusion – insights into immunoregulation and tissue-resident immune cells”

June 6: Dr. Mario Altieri, (visiting Calgary from the Hospital Center at the University of Caen) “Predictive factors of cardiac events related to cirrhotic cardiomyopathy in liver transplant patients.”

June 13: Dr. Tasneem Remtulla, Title TBA

June 20: Dr. Kieran Halloran, “Baseline lung allograft dysfunction: Survival Implications and Risk Factors”

The ATI Seminar Series will be on summer hiatus after June 20.

Save the date! Canadian Transplant Summit – Ottawa, October 16-20, 2018.

For the first time-ever the Canadian Society of Transplantation, Canadian Blood Services, the Canadian National Transplant Research Program, and the Canadian Blood and Marrow Transplant Group will be coming together to find solutions and develop a common approach to increasing access to organs, cells and tissues, and improving outcomes for Canadians living with a transplant at the Canadian Transplant Summit at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa, ON from October 16-20, 2018.

Delegates in attendance will include: Physicians, Allied Health Professionals, Researchers/Investigators, Policy Makers, Donor Families, and Patients. Expanding on the extraordinary clinical and basic science this meeting is acknowledged for, the theme will include: Opportunities for System Change, Patient Engagement, Maximizing & Honoring the Gifts of Organ Donors, and using evidence to drive performance in health service delivery.

The preliminary program can be viewed at: http://www.cst-transplant.ca/Pre-Program.html

Important Deadlines
Abstract Submissions  –  OpenFebruary 23, 2018
Abstract Deadline  – May 21, 2018
Abstract Presentation Notification – June 29, 2018
Discounted Registration Deadline – July 20, 2018

http://www.cst-transplant.ca/2018_Canadian_Transplant_Summit.html

Discounted Hotel Deadline   – September 14, 2018 https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/CST2018

Planning Committee
This year’s planning committee consists of: Sacha DeSerres, CST, Darren Freed, CST, Jag Gill, CST, Sean Delaney, CBS, Amber Appleby, CBS, David Hartell, CNTRP, Sylvain Bedard, CNTRP, Maureen Meade, CNTRP, Andrew Daley, CBMTG, Jean Roy, CBMTG.

We hope to see you in Ottawa!
Michael Mengel, CST President Graham Sher, CEO, CBS
Lori West, CNTRP Scientific Director Andrew Daley, President, CBMTG

Upcoming ATI Seminars

May 16: Screening international version of “Vital Bonds”, with Director Niobe Thompson. Please note change to time and Edmonton location:  Bernard Snell Hall, 12:00-1:30. Lunch will not be provided, as rules prohibit food in the theatre.

May 23: Dr. Benjamin Adam, “Molecular Diagnostics in Ex Vivo Perfusion”

May 30: Dr. Christine Falk (visiting from Hannover Medical School), Title TBA

June 6: Dr. Mario Altieri, (visiting Calgary from the Hospital Center at the University of Caen) “Predictive factors of cardiac events related to cirrhotic cardiomyopathy in liver transplant patients.”

June 13: Dr. Tasneem Remtulla, Title TBA

June 20: Dr. Kieran Halloran,”Baseline lung allograft dysfunction: Survival Implications and Risk Factors”

Suggestions for topics and speakers are always welcome! If you would like to present your research please contact karen.hunter@ualberta.ca. The ATI Seminar Series is a great opportunity to promote your research, whether you’re an investigator or trainee! We now are booking for Fall 2018

CST Call for Abstracts! 3 weeks left to submit!

3 Weeks Left to Submit Your Abstract to the Canadian Society of Transplantation

Don’t delay only 3 weeks remaining to submit your abstract to the 2018 Canadian Transplant Summit being held from October 16-20, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario.

The abstract deadlines for both oral and poster is Monday, May 21, 2018, 11:59:59 PM EST.

Please note that there will be NO EXTENSION to the deadline date.

***We will only consider 20 Late-Breaking Abstracts for the Poster Session only – DEADLINE IS JUNE 18, 2018 AT 11:59:59 P.M. EST***

  • Bookmark the Annual Scientific Meeting web page:

http://www.cst-transplant.ca/2018_Canadian_Transplant_Summit.html

  • Submit your Abstract:

http://www.cst-transplant.ca/Abstracts.html