Make plans now to attend the 30th Anniversary Scientific Meeting of the Texas Transplantation Society in Galveston, Texas. This year’s program committee, headed by Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, has put together a stellar lineup. The over-arching theme of the conference is “Priming the Well – Ways to Increase the Donor Supply and Transplanting more of our Patients.
We’re pleased to announce that the following speakers have committed to presenting:
Jean Emond, MD – “Advances in hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation are synergistic!” – the 3rd annual Klintmalm Lecture.
Suzanne Ildstad, MD – “FCRx from Bench to Bedside: Immunosuppression-free Tolerance in Kidney Transplantation” – the Paul C. Peters, MD Lecture.
In addition, you’ll hear from Tom Nakagawa, MD, on Pediatric Brain Death; David Klassen, MD, on the Donor Potential Survey, and the winners of the Trinkle-Banowsky Case and Abstract Competition. Talks are planned on pediatric topics, antibody mediated rejection, cardio thoracic topics, liver transplantation and HCC, Hepatitis C, infections in transplantation, Zika virus, NASH, living liver donation, and much more.
Trinkle-Banowsky Abstracts and Case winners are:
Case Presentation Winner:
Nicholas Clarke, MD - General Surgery Resident (Pgy-5)
CVTS Research Fellow
UT Southwestern /Parkland Hospital
For his case, "Cardiac Transplantation in Patients with Dextrocardia"
Mary Megan Mrdutt, MD
General Surgery Resident
Baylor Scott & White Temple
Abstract: "Training for Transplant:Frailty Assessment & Optimization in Kidney Transplant Candidates"
The winners will present at lunchtime on Friday at the meeting.
If you have not yet reserved a hotel room, you may do so using this link:
Or call 888-388-8484
and ask for group code TTS72017. The TTS rate of $199 single/double is only available until sold out, or July 4, whichever is first.