Emory Transplant Center's Noon Symposium: 2011 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.

Date

Speaker

Talk Topic

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

John F. Sweeney, MD
W. Dean Warren Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine

"ACS/NSQIP:  Can it be used in the Transplant Patient"

 

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Kenneth A. Newell, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Living Donor Kidney Program
Emory Transplant Center
Department of Surgery
Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

"The current status of Immune Tolerance"

 

Wednesday, Feb 2, 2011

Udeme D. Ekong, MBBS, MRCP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

"Lymphocyte Activation Markers May Predict Donor-Specific Alloreactivity in Pediatric Living Related Liver Transplant Recipients"

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

John F. Sweeney, MD
W. Dean Warren Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine

"ACS/NSQIP:  Can it be used in the Transplant Patient"

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Vice Present of Research, Department of Surgery
Scientific Director, Emory Transplant Center
Georgia Research Alliance - McKelvey Eminent Scholar

"The value of selective memory"

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Stuart J. Knechtle, MD
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Carlos and Marguerite Mason Chair in Surgery in Liver Transplantation
Chief, Division of Transplant, Department of Surgery

"Organ Preservation: Hot or Cold?"
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 Paul L. Tso, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Emory Transplant Center
Emory University School of Medicine
“Respect your elders:  Challenges of new kidney allocation concepts and optimizing outcomes in seniors”
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Cara Mack, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
University of Colorado School of Medicine

“Evidence for Immune-Mediated Bile Duct Injury in the Pathogenesis of Biliary Atresia”
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Jesse D. Schold, PhD
Quantitative Health Sciences
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

“Emerging Controversies of Report Cards in Healthcare and Organ Transplantation”
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Richard N. Pierson, MD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Surgical Care Clinical Center
University of Maryland School of Medicine

“Progress Toward Clinical Xenotransplantation”
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

 
Andres F. Camacho-Gonzales, MD
Clinical Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellow
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Emory University

“CMV infections in Kidney Transplant an update and the CHOA experience”
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Ryan M. Ford, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Transplant Hepatology
Emory Transplant Center
Emory University School of Medicine

“Alcohol and Liver Transplantation”
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Randolph A. Hennigar, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine

"Disruptive Transformation of Health Care"
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Kenneth A. Newell, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Living Donor Kidney Program
Emory Transplant Center
Emory University School of Medicine

“The Current Status of Living Kidney Donation”
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Fiona O’Reilly-Zwald, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Division of Transplantation
Emory University School of Medicine

“Transplant dermatology:  new research initiatives in cutaneous oncology”
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

David Neujahr, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Medical Director, Lung Transplant
McKelvey Lung Transplantation Center
Emory University School of Medicine

“Regenerative Medicine Approaches to End-Stage Lung Disease”
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Angela M. Caliendo, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair
Director of Emory Medical Laboratories
Emory University School of Medicine

“The Importance of Standardizing CMV Viral Load Testing”
November 30, 2011

Rene Romero, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

“Cystic Fibrosis associated Liver Disease:  A Transplant Physician’s Perspective”