CCTI Members at the American Transplant Congress, 2019

Several researchers from the labs of Dr. Megan Sykes, Dr. Kazuhiko Yamada and Dr. Adam Griesemer will be presenting their exciting discoveries this year, including:

  • Dr. Yuichi Ariyoshi, June 3rd, 3:18-3:30p.m, "Newly Revealed Antibody Targets Lead to the Early Loss of Triple Knockout Pig Kidneys in a Pig to Baboon Model";
  • Dr. Kazuhiro Takeuchi, June 3rd, 3:06-:318 p.m., "The Role of CD47/SIRPα and CD47/TSP-1 Pathways in Pig-to-Baboon Kidney Transplantation Using hCD47 Transgenic Kidneys";
  • Dr. Thomas Pomposelli, June 3rd, 4:30-4:42 p.m., "The Protective Effects of siRNA Conjugated Nanoparticles in Pancreatic Islet Cells after Transplant";
  • Dr. Hisashi Sahara, June 4th, 5:30-5:42 p.m. with "Effect of Static Subnormothermic Preservation of Extended Warm Ischemic Porcine Kidneys assessed by Ex-Vivo Machine Perfusion and Renal Transplant Model";
  • From Dr. Griesemer's lab, Dr. Karina Bruestle will present "Treg and Bone Marrow Infusion Promotes Survival Of Donor Kidney Grafted Months After Disappearance Of Mixed Chimerism" , Monday, June 3, 4:45-5:06 p.m. in room 310 during the Tolerance/Immune Deviation oral session, as well as a poster entitled "Ex vivo Resection and Autologous Liver Transplantation As Management Concept For Extensive Malignancy" during the Surgical Issues: All Organs session, June 3, 6-7 p.m. in Hall C+D;
  • in addition,  Dr. Nathaly Llore will showcase her poster entitled, "Donor-Specific Tregs Prolong Peripheral Chimerism in Baboons Receiving GalTKO hCD47-tg Porcine Peripheral Blood Stem Cells", during the Xenotransplantation poster session D, Tuesday, June 4th from 6-7 p.m.
  • From Dr. Sykes' lab, Dr. Jianing Fu will present Promotion of Chimerism by Lymphohematopoietic Graft-versus-Host Responses in Patients Receiving Intestinal Transplantation" June 4th, 4:42-4:54 p.m., and Grace Nauman will present "TCR Transgenes to Understand Xenotolerance Induction" during the poster session on Xenotransplantation Tuesday, June 4th, 6-7 p.m.