Plenary Session 1

Improving Patient Outcomes - Organ Donation
July 2, 2018 | 11:45–13:15

Rafael Matesanz, Spain

Founder, National Transplant Organization

Challenges to Improving Deceased Organ Donation - Past, Present and Future

Carmen Peralta, Spain

Institut d'investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS)

Molecular Therapeutic Targets to Minimize Ischemia Reperfusion injury

Peter J. Friend, United Kingdom

Professor of Transplantation, University of Oxford

Normothermic Perfusion – Will It Live Up to Its Promise

Plenary Session 2

Future Developments in Transplantation - From Immunotherapy to Tissue Engineering
July 3, 2018 | 11:45–13:15

Abul Abbas, United States

Professor Chair, Pathology, UCSF School of Medicine

The Development and Function of Treg

Marcela V. Maus, United States

Assistant Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital

CAR T cells - Lesson Learned from Cancer Immunotherapy

Martin Fussenegger, Switzerland

Professor of Biotechnology and Bioengineering , ETH Zurich

Synthetic Biology-Inspired Designer Cell-Based Therapies

Plenary Session 3

How Will Big Data Transform Medicine and Transplantation
July 5, 2018 | 11:30–12:30

Atul Butte, United States

Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

How Can We Use Large Data in Medicine

Dorry Segev, United States

Associate Vice Chair for Research, Johns Hopkins Medicine

What Does Large Data Tell Us in Transplantation

Closing Plenary

Over the Horizon Summary: What is the Future for Transplantation?
July 5, 2018 | 12:30–13:30

Elmi Muller, South Africa

Head: Division of General Surgery Surgery University of Cape Town

Clinical Science Summary

Stefan G. Tullius, United States

Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery; Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Surgery, Brigham & Women's Hospital

Basic Science Summary

Nancy Ascher, United States

University of California, San Francisco

Closing Remarks

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