Noon Symposium 2006 Archive

The Transplant Center Seminar Series held in the Emory University School of Medicine Building, Room 110 is attended by transplant surgeons, internists, fellows, residents and nurses. In addition it is open to all School of Medicine faculty. This is a CME accredited program.

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Date Speaker Talk Topic
12/20/06-01/03/07 Winter Holiday Break  
12/13/06 Leonard Hymes, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
"Surveillance Renal Transplant Biopsies and Withdrawal Calcineurin Inhibitors"
12/06/06 Rene Romero, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
"When Your Liver Makes You Blue: The Daignosis, Pathophysiology and Treatment of Hepatopulmonary Syndrome"
11/29/06 Robert Duane Davis, Jr., MD
Professor of Surgery
Director of Transplantation
Duke University
"Importance of non-alloimmune injury and innate pathway activation in chronic lung allograft dysfunction"
11/22/06 Thanksgiving Holiday  
11/15/06 Peter Pappas, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Alabama Birmingham
"Surveillance of fungal infections in transplant recipients: Review of TRANSNET dataset"
11/08/06 James Spivey, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
Medical Director, Clinical Hepatology
Emory University School of Medicine
"Advances in Hepatitis B Management"
11/01/06 Thomas C. Pearson, MD, DPhil
Livingston Professor of Surgery
Chief, Renal Transplantation
Department of Surgery
Renal and Pancreatic Transplantation
Emory University
"Transplantation in 2006: Good News, Bad News, New News"
10/25/06 Herwig-Ulf Meier-Kriesche, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine
Shands Hospital at the University of Florida
"Current State of the Art and New Trends after Kidney Transplantation"
10/18/06 Daniel R. Solomon, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Organ and Cell Transplantation
The Scripps Research Institute
 
10/11/06 Howard Gebel, PhD
Co-Director, Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
Robert Bray, PhD
Co-Director, Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
"Probability, Prediction, and PRA"
10/04/06 Thomas Gonwa, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Mayo College of Medicine
Chair, Department of Transplantation
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
"Combined Liver/Kidney Transplantation: Who Needs One and Why?"
09/27/06 Ron Shapiro, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Kidney, Pancreas, and Islet Transplantation
Thomas E. Starlz Transplantation Institute
University of Pittsburgh
"Alemtuzumab Preconditioning with Tacrolimus Monotherapy in Adult and Pediatric Renal Transplantation"
09/20/06 Robert S. Gaston, MD
Professor of Medicine and Transplant Surgery
Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
University of Alabama
"CKD and the Kidney Transplant Recipient"
09/13/06 Kenneth Newell, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Living Donor Kidney Program
Kidney Transplantation
Emory University School of Medicine
"The Current Status of Living Kidney Donation"
05/31/06-09/06/06 Summer Break  
05/24/06 Patricia Birk, MD, FRCP(C)*
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director
Manitoba Pediatric Renal Transplant Program
"Lessons Learned From a Pediatric Protocol Renal Allograft Biopsy Program"
05/17/06 Kareem Abu-Elmagd, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation Center
University of Pittsburgh
"The Current Status of Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplantation"
05/10/06 Patricia Campbell, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Director, Histocompatibility Laboratory
University of Alberta
"To Review the Role of HLA Antibodies in Islet Transplantation"
05/03/06 Manikkam Suthanthiran, MD
Stanton Griffis Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Chief, Nephrology and Transplantation Medicine
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
"A Real Time Protrait of Allograft Rejection"
04/26/06 Jyoti Somani, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Emory University School of Medicine
"Avian Influenza: What's the flap all about?"
04/19/06 Sudha Tata, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Emory University School of Medicine
"Liver-Kidney Transplantation"
04/12/06 Professor Dr. Massimo Malago
The Ilse Bagel Chair of Surgery and Transplantation
University of Duisburg-Essen
Director of Transplantation & Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery
"Living Donor Liver Transplantation"
04/05/06 Greg Smallwood, Pharm D
Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator
Transplant Medicine and Surgery
Emory University Hospital Pharmacy
"Hepatitis C Following Liver Transplantation"
03/29/06 Anthony M. D'Alessandro, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplantation
Executive Director, University of Wisconsin Organ Procurement Organization
"DCD and ECD Transplantation: The University of Wisconsin Experience"
03/22/06 Martin Bunke, MD
Medical Transplant Liaison
Roche Pharmaceuticals
"Update on Therapeutic Drug Monitoring"
03/15/06 Koichi Tanaka, MD
President
Institute of Biomedical Research and Innovation
"Recent Advances and What Remains to be Solved in Living Liver Transplantation"
03/08/06 Adrian Reuben, MBBS, FRCP, FACG
Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Director of Liver Studies
Medical University of South Carolina
"Risks of Surgery in Patients with Liver Disease"
03/01/06 Michael Green, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
"Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease"
02/22/06 Kenneth Kokko, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine & Surgery
Renal Division
Emory University School of Medicine
"Vaccination of the Transplant Patient"
02/15/06 Rakesh Sindhi, MD
Co-Director of Pediatric Transplantation
Children's Hopsital of Pittsburgh
"Monitoring post-transplant drug requirement with lymphocyte function"
02/08/06 Varela Fascinetto, MD
Chief, Transplantation Department
Director, Liver Transplant Program
Hospital Infintil de Mexico Federico Gomez
"Pediatric Transplantation, is it the same everywhere?"
02/01/06 Carlos Fasola, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Liver Transplant Program
Emory University School of Medicine
"Hepatitis C post liver transplantation today"
01/25/06 Kenneth A. Newell, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Renal Transplant Division
Emory University School of Medicine
"Tolerance Assays: Measuring the Unknown"
01/18/06 Andres Palaez, MD
Assitant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care
McKelvey Lung Transplant Center
Emory University School of Medicine
"Every donor is a lung donor too"
01/11/06 Martin S. Zand, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas
Transplant Programs
University of Rochester Medical Center
"Therapeutic ATG Induced B Cell Apoptosis in Renal Transplantation and Myeloma"