Noon Symposium 2007 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
10/31/07 Kenneth Kokko, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine Transplant Nephrology
Emory University School of Medicine
10/24/07 Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor and Scientific Director, Emory Transplant Center
Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar McKelvey Scholar
Emory University School of Medicine
"Biological Monitoring of Renal Transplant Recipients"
10/17/07 Mark Boucek, MD
Director of Cardiovascular Services
Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
University of Colorado Health Sciences
"Pediatric Heart Transplantation after Circulatory vs. Cerebral Donor Death"
10/10/07 Jonathan P. Fryer, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Intestinal Transplantation
Northwestern University
Feinburg School of Medicine
Division of Organ Transplantation
"Liver Transplantation: Current Challenges"
10/03/07 Mohamed H. Sayegh, MD, FAHA, FASN
Warren E. Grupe and John P. Merrill Chair in Transplantation Medicine
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Director, Transplantation Research Center, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital & Children's Hospital Boston
"The Emerging Role of Tregs in Transplantation"
09/26/07 No Transplant Symposium
09/19/07 Fiona O'Reilly Zwald, MD, MRCPI
Dermatology and Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Metropolitan Dermatologic Surgery,
St. Joseph's Hospital, Atlanta, GA
"Management of the Therapeutic Dilemma of Aggressive Skin Cancer in Transplant Recipients"
09/12/07 Nicole Turgeon, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director, Transplant Education
Emory University School of Medicine
"Donation after Cardiac Death: One Surgeon's Perspective"
06/13/07-09/05/07 Summer Break
06/06/07 Scott Michael Palmer, MD, MHS, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Heart-Lung Transplant Program
Duke University
"Innate Immunity and Lung Allograft Rejection"
05/30/07 No Transplant Symposium
05/23/07 Kenneth Kokko, MD, PhD
Transplant Nephrology
Emory University School of Medicine
"Antibodies-What we know, What we don't know, What we wish we knew"
05/16/07 Barry Warshaw, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Renal Transplant Program
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston
"Update on Pediatric Renal Transplantation on the occasion of the 400th transplant at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta"
05/09/07 No Transplant Symposium
05/02/07 Christopher M. Bearden, MD
Transplant Fellow
Emory University
"CMV and the Immunosuppressive effect of phrophylaxis"
04/25/07 Diego Martin, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiology
Director of Body MRI
Emory University School of Medicine
"MR Nephro-Urographic Imaging of Renal Transplantation"
04/18/07 Philip F. Halloran, MD, PhD, OC
Director, Alberta Transplant Applied Genomics Centre
University of Alberta, Division of Nephrology
"GeneChip Technology: The Future of Transplantation - The Emergence of 'Omics'"
04/11/07 Curt Hagedorn, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Director of the Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
The University of Kansas Medical Center
"Hepatitis C Post-Liver Transplant: Determinants of Disease Progression"
04/04/07 No Transplant Symposium
03/28/07 George W. Burke, MD
Chief, Division of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
Co-Director, Lillian Jean Kaplan Renal Transplantation Center
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center
"Recurrent Disease in Pancreas Transplants and Implications for Immune Origin of Diabetes"
03/21/07 E. Steve Woodle, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Transplantation
University of Cincinnati
03/14/07 Leslie Kean, MD  
03/07/07 Dorry L. Segev, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director of Clinical Research
Transplant Surgery
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
"Kidney Paired Donation: Math Meets Medicine"
02/28/07 Paul Tso, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Kidney, Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Program
Emory University School of Medicine
"The Return of Machine Perfused Kidneys"
02/21/07 Jose Avila, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Scientific Director of Cell Isolation Laboratories
Emory Transplant Center
"Endocrine Replacement for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes"
02/14/07 Mandeep R. Mehra, MBBS, FACC, FACP
Herbert Berger Professor of Medicine and Head
of Cardiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
"Trials and Tribulations in Heart Transplant - Where are We in 2007"
02/07/07 Carlos Fasola, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Liver Transplantation
Emory University School of Medicine
"Hepatitis C: Liver Transplant and Optimal Immunosuppression"
01/31/07 Sharon Graves, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Emory University School of Medicine
"Post Transplant Bone Disease"
01/24/07 John F. Renz, MD, PhD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
"Utilization of Expanded Donor Criteria Organs for Liver Transplantation"
01/10/07 Thomas M. Coffman, MD
James R. Clapp Professor Medicine
Professor of Cell Biology and Immunology
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Duke University Medical Center
"Key Role for Renal Angiotensin Receptors in Hypertension: Guyton Re-visited"