TTS Young Investigator Scientific Awards 2018

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The recipients of the TTS Young Investigator Scientific Awards submitted abstracts to the 2018 Congress and received the highest scores from an international panel of reviewers.

  • Rebeca Arroyo Hornero, United Kingdom
    Co-Stimulatory Modulation of Human Regulatory T cells for Enhanced Immunotherapy
  • Yarl Balachandran, United States
    Delineation of the Viral and Host Cell Genomic Alterations in EBV-positive PTLD
  • Florencia Bonisconti, Argentina
    Clinical Utility of a Modified qRT-PCR for Trypa- nosoma Cruzi Detection in Transplant Patients
  • Xiaoyong Chen, People's Republic of China
    Characterization of a CD23+CD43+ Regulatory B Cell Subset in Human that Induced by Mesenchymal Stem Cells
  • Aravind Cherukuri, United States
    Prospective Multicenter Validation of Human Transitional B cell Cytokines as a Predictive Biomarker in Renal Transplantation
  • Fang Kuan Chiou, Singapore
    Poorer Long-Term Survival Associated with Monomorphic Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder After Solid Organ Transplantation in Children
  • Dominik Chittka United States
    DSA plus TCMR Leads to Poor Outcomes in Renal Allograft Recipients and this is Markedly Exacerbated by Non-Adherence
  • Helong Dai, People's Republic of China
    Distal Abdominal Aorta Could Serve as an Out-flow Tract for en Bloc Kidney Transplantation from Infant Donors with Extremely Low Body Weight
  • Nicole De La Mata, Australia
    Stroke Mortality in Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Retrospective Population-Based Cohort Study using Data Linkage
  • Reinier de Vries, United States
    Extending the Human Liver Preservation Time for Transplantation by Supercooling
  • Su Kah Goh, Australia
    Donor-Specific Cell-Free DNA as an Emerging Biomarker of Organ Rejection after Liver Transplantation
  • Christian Heim, Germany
    Blockade of Tyrosine Kinases as Preventive Strategy Against Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy in a Murine Aortic Transplant Model
  • Charlotte Lee, United Kingdom
    The Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin in Hepatocyte Transplantation
  • Xiaoqian Ma, People's Republic of China
    Cord Blood Derived Regulatory Macrophages (Mreg) – An Alternative Source for Mreg-based Cell Therapy in Transplantation
  • Berenice Mbiribindi, United States
    NK Cell Recognition of Peptides Encoded by EBV Latent Cycle Proteins
  • Hiroyuki Ogasawara, Japan
    A Comparison of the Transplant Efficiency between Intraportal and Intrasplenic Procedures in Hepatocyte Transplantation
  • Brenda Rosales, Australia
    Cancer Mortality in Transplant Recipients in Australia and New Zealand: A National Cohort Study from 1980 to 2013
  • Akhil Sharma, United States
    Pro-inflammatory B Cells Predict Progressive Minimal Early Renal Allograft Inflammation Which Is Associated With Poor Graft Outcomes
  • Nicole Shockcor, United States
    End Stage Renal Disease as a Complication of Face Transplant
  • Ashley Suah, United States
    Acquired Resistance to Transplantation Tolerance as a Result of Prior Pregnancy Requires B Cells
  • Patrick Trotter, United Kingdom
    Transplantation of Kidneys from DCD and DBD Donors who Died after Ligature Asphyxiation: the UK Experience
  • Marieke van der Zwan, The Netherlands
    Efficacy of Rabbit Anti-Thymocyte Globulin Therapy for Severe Acute Rejection in Kidney Transplant Patients using Calcineurin Inhibitor and Mycophenolate Mofetil based ImmunosuppressiveTherapy
  • Karen Waller, Australia
    Incidence, Prevalence and Residual Infection Risk of HIV in Increased Risk Groups Presenting as Potential Organ Donors in Australia; A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  • Casey Ward, United States
    Reversal of Diabetes and Preservation of Pancreatic Islet Grafts in the Extrahepatic Space with Novel Parathyroid Gland Co-Transplantation
  • Cheng Yang, People's Republic of China
    Prediction of Renal Allograft Chronic Rejection using a Model Based on Contrast Enhanced Ultrasonography
  • Yuanfei Zhao, Australia
    In-vivo Costimulation-Blockade induced Foxp3 Tregs from DEREG Mice with Neonatal Islet Cell Cluster Tolerant Xenografts Exist Memory Tregs Phenotype