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American Transplant Congress 2009: New Investigator Forum Presents Cutting Edge Research
Date:4/29/2009

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Investigator Career Highlight Forum at the ninth annual American Transplant Congress 2009, May 30 - June 4, 2009 at the John B. Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA, will showcase some of the most innovative research in transplantation. These promising investigators have received grants from either the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) or the American Society of Transplantation (AST). "These people are the best and the brightest and are well on their way to breaking through to independent careers," said John Iacomini, Ph.D., ATC 2009 co-chair.

These concurrent basic or clinical science sessions, Saturday, May 30 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., include the following important topics:

  • B Cells: Making it on the VIP List in Autoimmune Diabetes and Islet Transplantation
  • Metabolic Complications after Liver Transplantation
  • Of Math and Medicine: Expanding Kidney Paired Donation
  • NK Cells Prevent the Development of Regulatory T Cells
  • Novel Insights into the Pathogenesis Chronic Allograft Vasculopathy
  • Novel Viral Vectors as a Tool to Study Liver Physiology and Pathophysiology

The American Transplant Congress 2009 (ATC), sponsored by the ASTS and the AST, is the premier educational event in the field of basic and clinical transplantation. Presenters include the most respected and knowledgeable individuals in transplantation science and medicine.

    ATC Highlights:
    State-of-the-Art Address - Rudolf Jaenisch M.D., M.I.T., Boston, MA
    State-of-the-Art Address - Philip Sharp, Ph.D., M.I.T., Boston, MA
    "What's Hot, What's New" Presentation
    Stem Cell & Islet Cell Research
    Infectious Diseases
    Cardiac Risks
    Ethics, Economics & Regulatory Issues
    Living Donation Incentives
    New UNOS Pediatric Donor Allocation Policies
    Tissue Engineering
    Organ Allocation Worldwide
    Current Transplantation Controversies
    Special Interactive Audience Sessions
    Biologic Immunosuppression Agents
    NanoMedicine
    RNA and microRNA biology
    Cholangiocarcinoma in Liver Transplantation
    Transplant Tourism
    Clinical Trials
    Impact of the Acceptable Mismatch in Europe on the Transplantation Rate
     of Highly Sensitized Patients
    ...many more vital presentations

For more information about the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, visit www.asts.org. Learn more about the American Society of Transplantation at www.a-s-t.org. Visit www.atcmeeting.org for meeting schedule, key speakers, and more. Media interviews are encouraged.


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