Education Course

Athens, 16 September 2023 

Immunosuppression: A critical step in the transplantation journey

Megaron Athens International Conference Centre – Room MC3

About the Education Course

This one-day education course is dedicated to enhancing transplant outcomes and advancing knowledge of immunosuppression. The exciting programme is packed with dynamic lectures, interactive discussions, and engaging roundtables, all led by key experts and providing an opportunity to network with like-minded peers with a shared passion for improving transplant medicine.

Throughout the course, we will delve into a range of key subjects from the latest research on immunosuppression. From the latest breakthroughs in immunosuppressive therapies to strategies for optimising patient care, this course aims to provide attendees with valuable insights and practical tools to enhance transplant outcomes and patient quality of life.

The course will feature distinguished experts who have made significant contributions to immunosuppression and who will share the latest advancements and best practices, shedding light on both the current challenges and future directions for transplant medicine.


Registration for the Education Course is included in the ESOT Congress 2023 registration fee!

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Registration information

After registering for the ESOT Congress 2023, go to the dashboard and click on “Additional Services”. Under the box “Pre-congress activities”, tick “Yes” next to “Education Course” and click on “Continue” at the bottom of the page to save your choice.

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Five hot topics will be at the centre of this journey:

Transplant immunology

Gain insights into the fascinating field of transplant immunology, and further understand the intricate mechanisms behind immune responses in transplantation.

IS management:            

Learn about the latest advances in immunosuppressive therapy and discover effective strategies to optimise patient outcomes.

Post-transplant infections                                    

Explore the challenges that post-transplant infections pose, including prevention, diagnosis and treatment approaches, and ensuring comprehensive care for transplant recipients.

The patient experience

Understand the transplant journey from the perspective of patients, emphasising the importance of patient-centred care and enhancing patient outcomes.


Discover emerging concepts and research on tolerance induction in transplantation, paving the way for future developments in the field.

Programme outline

Session 1:
The Fundamentals of Immunosuppression (part I) – Transplant Immunology
The Fundamentals of Immunosuppression (part II) – The Management of Immunosuppression

Session 2:
Living with Immunosuppression: clinical practice (part I) – Balancing the risk of rejection: infections et al.
Living with immunosuppression: clinical practice (part II) – Centering the patient perspective

Session 3:
Future Perspectives of Immunosuppression


This course is kindly supported by 

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