← Back to April 2016


Highlighted Sessions & Presentations



With 28 Pre-Meeting Symposia, 12 Sunrise Symposia, 3 Concurrent Symposia, 52 Concurrent Oral Sessions, 12 Mini Oral Sessions, and 3 Poster Sessions over the course of just 4 days, we understand that it can be a little overwhelming trying to decide in which sessions you want to spend your time. Fortunately for you, over the last several months, we have managed to compile a list of highlighted sessions and talks.

BASIC SCIENCE & TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH


WEDNESDAY

Tissue Engineering for Dummies: How to Build a Heart or Lung
Pre-Meeting Symposium 6
Doris Taylor

Cell Manipulation for Transplant Tolerance
Pre-Meeting Symposium 6
Joren C. Madsen

Why to Biobank? How It Has Advanced Our Understanding of Transplant Immunobiology
Pre-Meeting Symposium 20
Peter Heeger

SATURDAY

The Influence of the Microbiota in Immunity and Transplantation
Plenary Session
Jonathan S. Bromberg

Precision Medicine in Organ Transplantation: Moving from Off the Rack to Bespoke
Plenary Session
Alexandre Loupy


HEART FAILURE & TRANSPLANTATION


WEDNESDAY

Advanced Plumbing: How to Manage Complex Connections in Adult Congenital Heart Transplant Recipients
Pre-Meeting Symposium 5
Jonathan M. Chen

DCD Hearts: An Additional Resource or the Answer to the Donor Crisis?
Pre-Meeting Symposium 9
Kumud Dhital

Deconstructing the Right Ventricle: An Overview of RV Structure and Function, Mechanical, Electrical, and Chemical Signaling
Pre-Meeting Symposium 16
J. Eduardo Rame

Management of Antibodies in Heart Transplantation: Insights from 2016 Consensus Conference
Pre-Meeting Symposium 23
Jon A. Kobashigawa


INFECTIOUS DISEASES


WEDNESDAY

The Fungus Among Us: Scedosporium and Other Emerging Fungi
Pre-Meeting Symposium 7
Orla Morrissey

The Coming Apocalypse: Resistant Gram negatives and B. cepaciae
Pre-Meeting Symposium 7
Shirish Huprikar

The CMV Toolkit: What IS on the Horizon?
Pre-Meeting Symposium 12
Robin Avery

Donor Derived Infections: The European Perspective
Pre-Meeting Symposium 26
Paolo Grossi

The ABCs of NAT for HIV, HCV and HBV in Increased Risk Donors
Pre-Meeting Symposium 26
Michael G. Ison

The HIV-positive Donor: "Hope" or Havoc?
Pre-Meeting Symposium 26
Emily A. Blumberg

FRIDAY

Outbreak! Infection Clusters and the Transplant Center
Sunrise Symposium 6
Barbara Alexander


MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT


WEDNESDAY

Alternative Approaches to Recurrent Bleeding - Octreotide, Hormonal Therapy, Etc
Pre-Meeting Symposium 1
Nir Uriel

DEBATE: Minimally Invasive Implantations is the Procedure of Choice
Pre-Meeting Symposium 22
Jan Schmitto & Daniel J. Goldstein

THURSDAY

ABSTRACT: HeartMate 3 Fully Magnetically Levitated Left Ventricular Assist Device for the Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure - 1 Year Results from the CE Mark Trial
Opening Plenary
Thomas Krabatsch

FRIDAY

Flow, Shear and MCS Coagulopathies: Mechanisms, Design Implications, Next Steps
Sunrise Symposium 1
Mark Slaughter

Smarter Pumps: Hemodynamic Monitoring and Physiological Control
Sunrise Symposium 1
Francesco Moscato

SATURDAY

ABSTRACT: PREVENTion of HeartMate II Pump Thrombosis Through Clinical Management (PREVENT)
Plenary Session
Simon Maltais


NURSING, HEALTH SCIENCES & ALLIED HEALTH


WEDNESDAY

Genomics: A Crash Course
Pre-Meeting Symposium 14
Edward Cantu, III

Behavioral Genetics: Is There a Future for Personalized Medicine to Support Patient Self-Management in Transplantation?
Pre-Meeting Symposium 14
Sabina De Geest

DEBATE 3: Substance Use: It's OK To Dabble
Pre-Meeting Symposium 19
Mary Amanda Dew & Jay Baumwol


PATHOLOGY


WEDNESDAY

Pre-Meeting Symposium 21: Unraveling "Chronic Rejection" in the Heart
M. Elizabeth H. Hammond; Manon Huibers; William M. Baldwin, III; Martin J. Goddard; Sonja Schrepfer


PEDIATRIC THORACIC TRANSPLANTATION & HEART FAILURE


WEDNESDAY

Pre-Meeting Symposium 13: Child's Play: Infectious Risk After Transplant During Everyday Life
Michele Estabrook; Nicolaus Schwerk; Marian G. Michaels; Shirish Huprikar; Nancy P. Blumenthal; Lara Danziger-Isakov

Pre-Meeting Symposium 27: VAD in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease
Jennifer Conway; Charles E. Canter; Leigh C. Reardon; David Crossland & Heather J. Ross

SATURDAY

Sunrise Symposium 11: Controversies in Pediatric Heart Failure
Robert E. Shaddy; Robert G. Weintraub; Elizabeth Blume; Anne I. Dipchand


PHARMACY & PHARMACOLOGY


WEDNESDAY

Hepatitis C Medications - New Armamentarium Has Arrived!
Pre-Meeting Symposium 28
Adam B. Cochrane

Chronic Hepatitis C Candidate - Timing of Intervention
Pre-Meeting Symposium 28
Paolo Grossi
PHARM

SATURDAY

Physiotherapy Considerations in the Ambulation of ECMO Patients
Sunrise Symposium 10
Kate Hayes

Genetic Predictors of Medication-induced Adverse Effects
Sunrise Symposium 12
Christina Aquilante

Therapeutic Gene Modulation - What Can We Learn From CF?
Sunrise Symposium 12
Denis Hadjiliadis


PULMONARY HYPERTENSION


WEDNESDAY

Shrinking with Age: The Role of Telomerases in ILD and PH-ILD
Pre-Meeting Symposium 4
Leann Silhan

Monitoring and Therapeutic Options for Pulmonary Hypertension in Left Heart Disease
Pre-Meeting Symposium 10
Raymond L. Benza

BPA vs PEA: Selection Criteria for the Appropriate Use of Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty
Pre-Meeting Symposium 18
Elie Fadel

The Pathobiology of Inflammation in Pulmonary Hypertension
Pre-Meeting Symposium 25
Marc Humbert

Combination Therapy in PAH: What Do The Clinical Trials Tell US?
Pre-Meeting Symposium 29
Paul A. Corris


PULMONARY TRANSPLANTATION


WEDNESDAY

The Future of Lung Preservation Techniques
Pre-Meeting Symposium 3
Gregor Warnecke

Heart-Lung Transplantation is Dead - The Right Ventricle Will Remodel
Pre-Meeting Symposium 11
Walter Klepetko

Cell-based Therapy for CLAD - Current Evidence and Future Prospects
Pre-Meeting Symposium 24
Cesar Keller

FRIDAY

When is Malignancy a Contraindication To or Indication For Lung Transplantation?
Sunrise Symposium 3
David Weill

SATURDAY

Integrating Quality of Life and Survival Outcomes in Lung Transplantation
Sunrise Symposium 9
Roger Yusen


JOURNAL OF HEART & LUNG TRANSPLANTATION


FRIDAY

Symposium 30: JHLT @ ISHLT: The Year in a Capsule
Mandeep R. Mehra; Eugene C. DePasquale; Andreas Zuckermann; Howard J. Huang; John Dark; Ranny Goldwasser; David Morales; Bradley Maron; Myung H. Park




Share via:

links image    links image    links image    links image