19th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation 15 – 18 September 2019

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AWARDS

As part of ESOT’s commitment to advancing education and research in transplantation, the congress awards are awarded to abstract presenters in recognition of their contributions. All award recipients are required to be ESOT members for 2019.

There are five separate award categories.
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ESOT Leonardo da Vinci Transplant Research Innovation Award

Supported by BIOTEST

The following five outstanding contributions, selected by the Scientific Program Committee among all submitted abstracts based on the overall, scores, are presented at the Transplant Research Challenge Session where the invited jury members, editors of journals select the winner and two runner ups, in combination with a vote from the audience.

Winner

Emily R. Thompson, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
RECONDITIONING MARGINAL HUMAN KIDNEYS USING MULTISTEMTM; CELL THERAPY DELIVERED DURING NORMOTHERMIC MACHINE PERFUSION
Authors: Thompson, Emily¹; Miss; Bates, Lucy¹; Miss; Ibrahim, Ibrahim¹; Mr; Sewpaul, Avinash¹; Mr; Figueiredo, Rodrigo²; Mr; Stenberg, Ben³; Dr; McNeill, Andrew³; Dr; Cooke, Katie¹; Miss; Girdleston, Tom¹; Mr; Wilkins, Georgina¹; Miss; De Lamos, Henrique¹; Dr; Mellor, Andrew¹; Professor; Roobrouck, Valerie⁴; Dr; Ting, Anthony; Dr; Hosgood, Sarah; Dr; Nicholson, Mike; Professor; Fisher, Andrew¹; Professor; Ali, Simi¹; Professor; Sheerin, Neil¹; Professor; Wilson, Colin; Mr
Affiliations: ¹Newcastle University; ²Freeman Hospital; ³Department of Radiology, Freeman Hospital; ⁴Regenesys; Athersys, Inc.; Department of Surgery, University of Cambridge; Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital


Runners-up

Sushma Shankar, Oxford, United Kingdom
EX VIVO-EXPANDED HUMAN CD19+TIM-1+ B REGULATORY CELLS CAN PROLONG HUMAN ALLOGRAFT SURVIVAL IN A HUMANISED MOUSE MODEL OF SKIN TRANSPLANTATION AND CAN INDUCE HUMAN CD4+CD25+CD127LO TREG
Authors: Shankar, Sushma¹; Dr; Broketa, Matteo¹; Mr.; Stolp, Jessica¹; Dr; Juvet, Stephen²; Dr; Hester, Joanna¹; Dr; Wood, Kathryn¹; Professor
Affiliations: ¹University of Oxford; ²University of Toronto

Lorenzo Orci, Geneva, Switzerland
PREDICTING RECURRENCE OF HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA AFTER LIVER TRANSPLANTATION USING A MODEL THAT INCORPORATES TUMOUR- AND DONOR-RELATED FACTORS
Authors: Orci, Lorenzo; Dr; Combescure, Christophe; Dr.; Compagnon, Philippe; Prof.; Berney, Thierry; Prof.; Toso, Christian; Prof.
Affiliations: Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva


Verstegen Monique, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
HUMAN EXTRA HEPATIC BILE DUCT-DERIVED ORGANOIDS FOR STEM CELL CHARACTERIZATION AND DISEASE MODELING
Authors: Verstegen, Monique¹; Dr; Roos, Floris¹; mr.; Burka, Ksenia¹; ms; Gehart, Helmuth²; Dr; Jager, Myrthe³; Dr; de Wolf, Maaike¹; ms; Fuchs, Sabine³; Dr; Verkade, Henkjan⁴; Prof.dr.; Roest, Henk¹; Dr; IJzermans, Jan¹; Prof.dr.; Cuppen, Edwin³; Prof.dr.; van der Laan, Luc¹; Prof.dr.
Affiliations: ¹Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam; ²Hubrecht Institute for Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Research; ³University Medical Center Utrecht; ⁴University Medical Center Groningen

Francois Jouret, Liege, Belgium
18F-FDG PET/CT IMAGING AT 3 MONTHS POST TRANSPLANTATION DISPROVES SUBCLINICAL REJECTION IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS
Authors: Hanssen, Oriane¹; Dr; Weekers, Laurent¹; Dr; Lovinfosse, Pierre¹; Dr; Jadoul, Alexandre¹; Dr; Huynen, Alexandre²; Mr; Bonvoisin, Catherine1; Dr; Bouquegneau, Antoine¹; Dr; Hustinx, Roland¹; Pr; Jouret, Francois¹; Prof
Affiliations: 1¹CHU de Liege; ²ULiege


ESOT StrongerTogetherPRO Award

This award is given to the group of abstracts (minimum 5) submitted by a single organisation with the best average score amongst all groups of abstracts submitted by single organisations.

The recipient of the award is:
Paris Transplant Group
Paris, France


ESOT StrongerTogether Award

Supported by the Danish Transplantation Society, the Hellenic Society of Transplantation, the Italian Society for Organ Transplants, the Portuguese Transplantation Society and the Spanish Society of Transplantation.

The award is given to the largest number of abstracts submitted by a single organisation.

The recipient of the award is:
Erasmus Medical Center
Rotterdam, The Netherlands


ESOT Young Investigator Award (YIA)

The following ten best works, submitted to the congress by young investigators are selected on the basis of the quality of their contribution to donation and/or transplantation, as well as the highest score. Awardees are celebrated during their presentations.

Olivier Aubert, Paris, France
DISPARITIES IN THE ACCEPTANCE OF DECEASED DONOR KIDNEYS AND CONSEQUENCES FOR TRANSPLANT ACCESS: NATIONWIDE ANALYSES OF PRACTICE IN THE US AND FRANCE
Authors: Aubert, Olivier1; Dr; Reese, Peter P2; Dr; Audry, Benoit3; Mr; Bouatou, Yassine1; Dr; Raynaud, Marc1; Mr; Yoo, Daniel1; Mr; Viglietti, Denis1; Dr; Legendre, Christophe4; Pr; Glotz, Denis5; Pr; Lefaucheur, Carmen1; Pr; Jacquelinet, Christian3; Dr; Loupy, Alexandre1; Pr
Affiliations: 1Paris Translational Center for Organ Transplantation; 2Department of Medicine, Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.; 3Agence de la Biomédecine, Saint Denis, France; 4Necker Hospital; 5Saint Louis Hospital

Isabel Brüggenwirth, Groningen, The Netherlands
INDICATIONS AND OUTCOMES OF ADULT LIVER RETRANSPLANTATION IN EUROPE. ANALYSIS OF A EUROPEAN LIVER REGISTRY-BASED COHORT
Authors: Brüggenwirth, Isabel1; Ms; Werner, Maureen2; Drs; Adam, René3; Prof; Polak, Wojtek4; MD, PhD; Karam, Vincent3; PhD; Weiss, Karl Heinz5; Prof; Daniel, Jorje6; Prof; Paul, Andreas7; Prof; Klempnauer, Juergen8; Prof; Porte, Robert1; Prof; De Meijer, Vincent1; MD, PhD
Affiliations: 1University Medical Center Groningen; 2University of Groningen; 3Hôpital Universitaire Paul Brousse; 4University Medical Center Rotterdam; 5Medical University Heidelberg; 6Centro Hospitalar do Porto; 7Essen University Hospital; 8Hannover Medical School

Judith Van Zanden, Groningen, The Netherlands
QUALITY OF DONOR LUNGS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN FAST AND SLOW BRAIN DEATH INDUCTION MODELS IN RATS
Authors: Judith van Zanden(1), Rolando Rebolledo(1)(2), Dane Hoeksma(1), Jeske Bubberman(1), Johannes Burgerhof(3), Annette Breedijk(4), Benito Yard(4), Michiel Erasmus(5), Henri Leuvenink(1), Maximilia Hottenrott(1)(6)*
Affiliations: (1) Department of Surgery, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands (2)Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Schools of Engineering, Biological Sciences and Medicine. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile (3)Department of Epidemiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands (4)Department of Internal Medicine, V. Clinic, University Medical Center Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany (5)Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands (6)Department of Surgery, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Marek Novotny, Prague, Czech Republic
INTIMAL ARTERITIS IN ASSOCIATION WITH MICROVASCULAR INFLAMMATION LEADS TO INFERIOR GRAFT SURVIVAL REGARDLESS DSA
Authors: Novotny, Marek1; Mrs; Hruba, Petra2; PhD; Honsova, Eva3; MD, PhD; Wohlfahrtova, Mariana1; MD, PhD; Viklicky, Ondrej1; MD, PhD
Affiliations: 1Department of Nephrology, Transplant Centre, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague; 2Transplant Laboratory, Centre for Experimental Medicine, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague; 3Department of Clinical and Transplant Pathology, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague

Otto B. Van Leeuwen, Groningen, The Netherlands
INCREASED AND SAFE UTILIZATION OF HIGH-RISK DONOR LIVERS FOR TRANSPLANTATION AFTER EX SITU RESUSCITATION AND ASSESSMENT USING SEQUENTIAL HYPO- AND NORMOTHERMIC MACHINE PERFUSION
Authors: van Leeuwen, Otto B.; Mr; de Vries, Yvonne; Ms.; Fujiyoshi, Masato; Dr.; Ubbink, Rinse; Mr; Pelgrim, Gert Jan; Dr.; Werner, Maureen J.M.; Ms.; Reyntjens, Koen M.E.M.; Mr; van den Berg, Aad P; Dr.; de Boer, Marieke T; Dr; de Meijer, Vincent E.; Dr.; Porte, Robert J.; Prof. dr.
Affiliations: University Medical Center Groningen

Delphine Kervella, Nantes, France
RESVERATROL EXERTS CYTOPROTECTIVE EFFECTS THAT REDUCE DONOR SPECIFIC ANTIBODIES CYTOTOXICITY ON ENDOTHELIAL CELLS.
Authors: Kervella, Delphine1; Dr; Branchereau, Julien1; Dr; Minault, David2; Mr; Hervouet, Jérémy2; Mr; Martinet, Bernard2; Mr; Haspot, Fabienne2; Dr; Bruneau, Sarah2; Dr; Le Bas-Bernardet, Stéphanie2; Dr; Blancho, Gilles1; Pr
Affiliations: 1ITUN (Institut de Transplantation, Urologie, Néphrologie), CHU de Nantes, Nantes; 2CRTI (Centre de Recherche en Transplantation et Immunologie), INSERM, Université de Nantes, Nantes

Zoltan Czigany, Aachen, Germany
BODY COMPOSITION AND MORBIDITY FOLLOWING ORTHOTOPIC LIVER TRANSPLANTATION — THE VALUE OF QUALITY OVER QUANTITY
Authors: Czigany, Zoltan1; Dr; Kramp, Wiebke2; Ms; Bednarsch, Jan2; Dr; Boecker, Joerg2; Dr; Meister, Franziska2; Dr; van der Kroft, Gregory2; Dr; Zimmermann, Markus2; Dr; Neumann, Ulf Peter2; Dr; Lurje, Georg2; Dr
Affiliations: 1Uniklinik RWTH Aachen; 2University Hospital RWTH Aachen

Roman Reindl-Schwaighofer , Vienna, Austria
GENOME-WIDE NON-HLA MISMATCH IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION
Authors: Reindl-Schwaighofer, Roman1; Dr; Heinzel, Andreas1; MS; Hu, Karin1; MS; Jelencsics, Kira1; Dr; van Setten, Jessica2; Dr; Kainz, Alexander1; Dr; Viklicky, Ondrej3; Prof; Hruba, Petra3; Dr; Fischer, Gottfried1; Prof; Keating, Brendan4; Prof; Oberbauer, Rainer1; Prof
Affiliations: 1Medical University of Vienna; 2University Medical Centre Leiden; 3IKIM; 4University of Pennsylvania

Kyle R. Jackson, Baltimore, United States
THE SURVIVAL BENEFIT OF LIVER TRANSPLANTATION USING GRAFTS WITH ≥ 30% MACROSTEATOSIS
Authors: Jackson, Kyle; Dr; Bowring, Mary G.; Ms.; Haugen, Christine; Dr.; Holscher, Courtenay; Dr.; Liyanage, Luckmini; Ms.; Massie, Allan; Dr.; Philosophe, Benjamin; Dr.; Cameron, Andrew; Dr.; Garonzik-Wang, Jacqueline; Dr.; Segev, Dorry; Dr.
Affiliations: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Elena Crespo, Barcelona, Spain
COMBINED PRE-TRANSPLANT ANTI-DONOR T-CELL SENSITIZATION WITH SINGLE NUCLEOTID POLIMORPHISMS (SNPS) FOR CYP3A4 TACROLIMUS METABOLISM IDENTIFIES KIDNEY TRANSPLANT PATIENTS AT HIGH RISK OF ALLOGRAFT REJECTION
Authors: Crespo, Elena1; Dr; Vidal, Anna1; Dr.; Anett, Sefrin2; Ms.; Fontova, Pere1; Mr.; Stein, Maik2; Mr.; Hans-Dieter, Volk2; Dr.; Josep Maria, Grinyo1; Dr.; Petra, Reinke2; Dr.; Nuria, Lloberas1; Dr.; Oriol, Bestard1; Dr.
Affiliations: 1IDIBELL; 2Charité University Medicine Berlin


EU-TRAIN Award

This award has been given to promote a better representation from different countries in Europe via a 500-word essay submission on the topic of, “What makes great collaborations in medical research?”

The recipients of the award are:
Ivana Juric MD PhD University Hospital Center Zagreb – Croatia
Anouk van de Kuit, Medical Student UMC Groningen – NL

Key Dates

02 SEP 2019 
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