ISHLT 2018 Free Sessions

Apr 11, 2018 ‐ Mar 14, 2018


Opening Plenary SessionOpening Plenary Session

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Opening Plenary Session

Apr 11, 2018 10:30am ‐ Apr 11, 2018 12:30pm

Identification: PL01

Welcome/Program Chair Report
Christian Benden, MD, FCCP

Thoracic Registry Report
Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH

MCSD Registry Reports
Daniel J. Goldstein 

JHLT Editor's Report
Mandeep Mehra, MD, MBBS, FACC, FACP

Presidential Address
Andrew Fisher, PhD, FRCP

Molecular Diagnosis of Rejection Phenotypes in 889 Heart Transplant Biopsies: The INTERHEART Study
Philip Halloran, PhD, MD

Interactive Discussant for Presentation 43
Lori West, MD, D.Phil 

Benefits of Early Everolimus-Based Quadruple Immunosuppression Early After Lung Transplantation - Results of 4EVERLUNG, a Prospective Randomized Multicenter Trial
Jens Gottlieb, Prof. Dr. med.

Interactive Discussant for Presentation 44
Roger Yusen, MD, MPH

Lifetime Achievement Award Laudation
Robert Kormos, MD

Lifetime Achievement Award Acceptance
O. Howard Frazier, MD

  • Christian Benden, MD, FCCP, University Hospital Zurich
  • Daniel Goldstein, MD,FACS,FACC, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, United States
  • Josef Stehlik, MD, MPH, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, United States
  • Mandeep Mehra, MD, FRCP, FACC, FESC, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, United States
  • Andrew Fisher, FRCP, PhD, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • Philip Halloran, MD, PhD, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • Lori West, MD, D.Phil, University of Alberta
  • Jens Gottlieb, MD, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
  • Roger Yusen, MD, MPH, Washington Univ Sch Med
  • Robert Kormos, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
  • O. Howard Frazier, MD, Texas Heart Institute
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SYMPOSIUM 16 - JHLT at ISHLT: The Year in a Capsule

Apr 12, 2018 11:00am ‐ Apr 12, 2018 12:30pm

Identification: SYM16

JHLT Best Papers of the Year
Patricia Uber, PharmD

Highlights of Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
Jorge Silva Enciso, MD

Expert Senior Discussant in Heart Transplantation and MCS
Jeffrey Teuteberg, MD

Highlights of Lung Transplantation
Gustavo Parrilla, MD

Expert Senior Discussant in Lung Transplantation
Tereza Martinu, MD

Highlights of Pediatric Heart and Lung Transplantation
Claire Irving, MD

Expert Senior Discussant in Pediatric Heart and Lung Transplantation
Richard Kirk,  FRCP, FRCPCH

Highlights of Pulmonary Hypertension
Mitesh Thakrar, MD

Expert Senior Discussant in Pulmonary Hypertension
Jean-Luc Vachiery, MD

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ORAL SESSION 25 - Philip K. Caves Award Candidate Presentations

Apr 12, 2018 4:30pm ‐ Apr 12, 2018 6:00pm

Identification: OS25

(32)  Human Thrombomodulin Expression Confers Prolonged Graft Survival over Costimulation Blockade Alone in a Pig-to-Baboon Heterotopic Cardiac Xenotransplant Model
Laura DiChiacchio, MD, PhD

(219)  Donor HLA-G Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Predict Post-lung Transplant Mortality
Julieta Lazarte, MD/PhD Candidate

(34)  Heart En Bloc Thymus Cotransplantation in NHPs Controls Cellular but not Humoral Alloreactivity
Jane O, MD

(221)  Dectin-1 Genotypes are Associated with Decreased CLAD-Free Survival in Lung Transplant Recipients
Daniel Calabrese, MD

(222)  Pre-transplant Ex Vivo Recipient-derived Regulatory T Cell Therapy of the Lung Allograft
Ei Miyamoto, MD

(223)  Tolerance to A-Antigen After Treatment of Infant or Adult Mice with MHC-Matched A-Expressing Blood Cells
Jordana Fersovich, BSc


Plenary Session: Moving Cardiothoracic Transplantation Forward

Apr 13, 2018 10:30am ‐ Apr 13, 2018 12:30pm

Identification: PL02

New Technologies to Advance Future Transplant Patient Care
Stephan Schneeberger, MD

Right Ventricular Remodeling in Chronic Thrombo-Embolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Samantha Guimaron, MD, MSc

Interactive Discussant for Presentation #338
William Auger, MD

Transplant Registries to Improve Results: It Relates to Research, Regulation, Reporting and Reimbursement
David Reich, MD, FACS

Outcome and Primary Endpoint Results From a Prospective Multi-center Study of Myocardial Recovery Using LVADs: Remission from Stage D Heart Failure (RESTAGE-HF)
Emma Birks, MD, PhD

Interactive Discussant for Presentation #339
Guy MacGowan, MD, FACC, FRCPI

Tissue-Engineered Matrix to Generate Organs
Simon Hoerstrup, MD, PhD

Transplanting Thoracic Organs from Hepatitis C Positive Donors to Hepatitis C Uninfected Recipients
Ann Woolley, MD, MPH

Interactive Discussant for Presentation #340
Shahid Husain, MD, MS


Plenary SessionPlenary Session

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Plenary Session

Apr 14, 2018 10:00am ‐ Apr 14, 2018 12:00pm

Identification: PL03

Awards Presentations

What’s Hot, What’s New? - Basic Science
Sonja Schrepfer, MD, PhD

What’s Hot, What’s New? - Clinical Science
Laurie Snyder, MD

PRESIDENT'S DEBATE: Dead in Melbourne, Alive in Philadelphia: DCDo’s and DCDon’ts - We DCDo
Gregory Snell, FRACP, MBBS

PRESIDENT'S DEBATE: Dead in Melbourne, Alive in Philadelphia: DCDo’s and DCDon’ts - We DCDon't
Howard Eisen, MD

Debate Rebuttal: We DCDo
Gregory Snell, FRACP, MBBS

Debate Rebuttal: We DCDon't
Howard Eisen, MD

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