EDUCATION TRACKS

 

EDUCATION TRACKS (EDU)

Created by Luca Toti, Rome, Italy

 

TRACK 1 – Immunology: ABCs and Beyond

Outline | Immunology in transplantation: basic concepts and beyond.

Key Learnings

  • Overview: HLA and Immunology
  • The high immunological risk recipient
  • The T and B cells in your transplant practice

 

TRACK 2 – Tolerance is here to stay


Outline | Tolerance induction and a life free from immunosuppression. Should not everyone be doing it already?

Key Learnings

  • Regulatory cells and tolerance
  • Tolerance in kidney transplantation
  • Tolerance in liver transplantation

 

TRACK 3 – Xenotransplantation – soon a reality?

Outline | Xenotransplantation is one among various alternatives to human organ donation. Offering several advantages, but still among main barriers are the strong immunological responses that human develop against animal antigens and zoonoses.

 Key Learnings

  • Immunologic barriers?
  • Infectious barrier?
  • Regulatory barrier?

 

TRACK 4 – Machine perfusion goes prime time


Outline | Clinical cutting edge education in organ perfusion: which organs, when, how, and why?

Key Learnings

  • Machine Perfusion in Liver Transplantation
  • Machine Perfusion in Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
  • Machine Perfusion in Lung Transplantation

 

 

TRACK 5 – Ischemia reperfusion injury – still?


Outline | New strategies to avoid the injury: is there still a place for them?

Key Learnings

  • How cell death in regulated in transplantation
  • The Organ Repair Center: Bringing Organ Preservation to the Next Level
  • Approaches to prevent IRI experimentally and clinically

 

TRACK 6 – Regenerative transplantation


Outline | What changed in the last 60 years, how far we can go? Will it replace transplantation?

Key Learnings

  • How cell death in regulated in transplantation
  • The Organ Repair Center: Bringing Organ Preservation to the Next Level
  • Approaches to prevent IRI experimentally and clinically
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