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American Transplant Congress 2008 - Critical New Data to be Revealed in Toronto
Date:3/19/2008

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The eighth annual American Transplant Congress 2008 (ATC) is the most comprehensive, in-depth educational event in the field of basic and clinical transplantation science and medicine. 2008 marks the 50th anniversary of the first successful Canadian transplant and fittingly, the meeting travels to Canada for the first time. The Metropolitan Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario hosts ATC 2008 from Saturday, May 31 -- Wednesday, June 4, 2008. The goal of this joint meeting, presented by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS), and the American Society of Transplantation (AST), is to contribute to and expound upon new worldwide research and discoveries in transplantation.

Physicians, surgeons, scientists, nurses, organ procurement personnel and pharmacists, in the field of basic and clinical transplantation, will discuss important new findings and present key data. Beginning on Sunday, controversial topics and new developments will be the focus of the Sunrise Symposia. There will be a joint plenary session held daily, with the top scoring abstracts presented to the entire attendee audience. On Sunday and Monday, there will be four, concurrent mid-day symposia centered on the most timely and topical issues in the field. The ever popular, "What's Hot, What's New" will be the feature presentation on Wednesday. Early Morning Workshops will run daily, Sunday -- Wednesday featuring some of the best contributions in transplantation.

Schedule:

Saturday, May 31 Pre-meeting Symposia

Sunday, June 1 -- Wednesday, June 4 Scientific Sessions

In-depth scientific and clinical material will be presented through symposia, oral abstracts, concurrent workshops, poster presentations and small group sessions. Presenters include the most respected and knowledgeable individuals in the fields of basic and clinical transplantation science and medicine.

ATC 2008 Feature Topics & Highlights:

50th Anniversary Celebration -- 1st Canadian Transplant, with special

invited guests

State-of-the-Art Address -- Tak Mak, PhD, Princess Margaret Hospital,

Toronto, Ontario

State-of-the-Art Address -- Luc Noel, PhD, World Health Organization

Special Interactive Session -- Renal Transplant

"What's Hot, What's New" Presentation

Living Donation

NanoMedicine: Can Tiny Devices Solve Big Problems?

Infectious Diseases

Cardiac Risks

Minority Access

Progress in Moving Transplantation Tolerance to the Clinic

Hepatitis C: Are We Really Making Progress?

Stem Cell Research

Ethics and Economics

New Interventions for the Metabolic Syndrome

Hot Topics in Lung Transplants

Polyomavirus

Islet Transplants

Pediatric Transplantation

Expanded Criteria Donors

Organ Allocation Worldwide

T-Cell & B-Cell data

Transplant Immunology

Immunosuppression and Post-Transplant Complications

... and hundreds of other critical updates and presentations

For more information about the American Society of Transplant Surgeons visit http://www.asts.org. Learn more about the American Society of Transplantation at http://www.a-s-t.org. Visit http://www.atcmeeting.org for details; meeting schedule, key speakers, and more. Media interviews can be arranged. If interested, contact Steven Schiff 610-971-4840; steve@schiffmarketing.com.


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