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:
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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