Scientific Program Committee

Chair

Prof. Philip J. O'Connell, Westmead, Australia

Congress Chair

Prof. Nancy Ascher, San Francisco, CA, USA

Committee Members

Dr. Carla C. Baan, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Dr. Marcelo Cantarovich, Montreal, QC, Canada
Dr. Shane T. Grey, Darlinghurst, Australia
Dr. Josep M. Grinyo, Barcelona, Spain
Prof. Jonwong Ha, Seoul, Korea
Dr. Claus Niemann, San Francisco, CA, USA
Dr. Daniel Seron, Barcelona, Spain
Dr. Megan Sykes, New York, NY, USA
Dr. Stefan G. Tullius, Boston, MA, USA

Sub-Committee Chairs

Anesthesia Management and Critical Care

John Klinck, Cambridge, UK
Claus Niemann, San Francisco, CA, USA

Basic Science and Translational Science

Qizhi Tang, San Francisco, USA
James A. Hutchinson, Regensburg, Germany
Nancy Kwan Man, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Cellular and Regenerative Therapies

Maria Koulmanda, Boston, MA, USA
Stephen Strom, Stockholm, Sweden

Complications

Peter J. Friend, Oxford, UK
Hiroto Egawa, Tokyo, Japan

Donation & Procurement

Susan Gunderson, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Helen Opdam, Canberra, Australia
Eduardo Rocha, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Ethics, Community, Economics and DOI

Rudolf Garcia-Gallont, Guatemala, Guatemala
Beatriz Dominguez-Gil, Madrid, Spain
Elmi Muller, Cape Town, South Africa
Peter G. Stock, San Francisco, CA, USA

Heart & Lung

Tobias Deuse, San Francisco, CA, USA
Anne Dipchand, Toronto, ON, Canada

Histocompatibility

Peter W. Nickerson, Winnipeg, BC, Canada
Elaine F. Reed, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Infectious Diseases

Michael G. Ison, Chicago, IL, USA
Nassim Kamar, Toulouse, France

Intestine and Multivisceral Transplantation

Gabriel E. Gondolesi, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Andreas Pascher, Berlin, Germany

Kidney

Christophe Legendre, Paris, France
Robert A. Montgomery, New York, NY, USA
Ron Shapiro, New York, NY, USA

Transplant Immunosupression

Stephan Busque, Stanford, CA, USA
Steve J. Chadban, Camperdown, Australia
Dirk R.J. Kuypers, Leuven, Belgium

Liver

Jan Lerut, Brussels, Belgium
Claus Niemann, San Francisco, CA, USA
Kyung-Suk Suh, Seoul, Korea

Paediatrics

Carlos O. Esquivel, Stanford, CA, USA
Mignon McCulloch, Cape Town, South Africa

Pancreas & Islet

James F. Markmann, Boston, MA, USA
Lorenzo Piemonti, Milan, Italy

Registries

Curie Ahn, Seoul, Korea
Bertram L. Kasiske, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Sex and Gender in Transplantation

Elaine F. Reed, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Lorie J. West, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Transplantation Nursing

Sandra A. Cupples, Potomac, MD, USA
Christiane Kugler, Freiburg, Germany

Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation

Vijay S. Gorantla , Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Emanuelle Morelon, Lyon, France

Xenotransplantation

David K.C. Cooper, Birmingham, AL, USA
Chung-Gyu Park, Seoul, Korea

Postgraduate Course

Clinical Co-Chairs

Medhat Askar, Dallas, TX, USA
Marcelo Cantarovich, Montreal, QC, Canada

Basic Science Co-Chairs

Fadi Issa, Oxford, UK
Megan Levings, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Birgit Sawitzki, Berlin, Germany

Important Dates

  • Extended to December 6, 2017!
    Abstract submission deadline
  • December 8, 2017
    Application for Awards deadline
  • February 15, 2018
    Communication to submitter on approved / rejected abstracts
  • March 1, 2018
    Deadline for presenter registration (early-bird deadline)

TTS Office Information

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