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Sponsored Luncheon Workshops

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

12:50 – 13:50 Sponsored Luncheon
(taking place during iABO Pre-Meeting Symposium)


Sponsored by One Lambda, Inc.
  Clinical Xenotransplantation will be Impacted by Swine Leukocyte Antigens
Joseph Tector

Professor of Surgery, Director of Xenotransplantation, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States

Thursday, September 21, 2017

12:00 – 13:30Clinical Application of Encapsulated Porcine Islet Xenotransplantation

Sponsored by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Inc.
  Welcome Remarks
Shinichi Matsumoto

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory Inc, Kobe, Japan
  JDRF Encapsulation Consortium
Esther Latres

Associate Director, Translational Development, JDRF, New York, NY, United States
  Cellular Encapsulation: What is the Status?
Mark Poznansky

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director - Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge, MA, United States
  Update on the Xenoislet Program
Pierre Gianello

Professor, Experimental Surgery and Transplantation Center, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
  What did we Learn?
Shinichi Matsumoto

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory Inc, Kobe, Japan

Friday, September 22, 2017

12:00 – 13:30Designing the Future Donor Organ (What Genes are Actually Needed?)
Sponsored by United Therapeutics
  David K.C. Cooper
Professor of Surgery; Co-Director, Xenotransplantation Program, Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, United States
  Alfred J. Tector
Professor of Surgery, Director of Xenotransplantation, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, United States
  Richard N. Pierson III
Professor of Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, United States
  Muhammad M. Mohiuddin
Chief of Transplantation, Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Program, NHLBI /NIH, Bethesda, MD, United States
  Kazuhiko Yamada
Professor, Surgical Science in Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States

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