THE INTERNATIONAL TRANSPLANTATION SCIENCE MENTEE-MENTOR AWARDS FOR THE 28TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE TRANSPLANTATION SOCIETY (TTS 2020) – SEOUL, KOREA, SEPTEMBER 12-16, 2020.
The Transplantation Society celebrates the contributions of basic science to the field of transplantation with the International Transplantation Science Mentee-Mentor Awards to recognize the efforts of scientists who have advanced our understanding of transplantation science and fostered the development of the young investigators who will be the future leaders in our field.
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The Transplantation Science Sub-Committee will review the applications received by the submission deadline. Nominees will be notified of the outcome by May 15, 2020. Recipients will be awarded during the International Transplantation Science Mentee-Mentor Networking Event during the TTS 2020 Congress (date and time to be confirmed).
* ASHI will accept non-member applications.
The Transplantation Society celebrates the contributions of basic science to the field of transplantation with the International Transplantation Science Mentee-Mentor Travel Awards by recognizing the efforts of basic scientists, who have advanced our understanding of transplant science/immunobiology and/or treatment of transplant recipients, and the young investigators who will be the future leaders in transplantation.
The Transplantation Society celebrates the contributions of basic science to the field of transplantation with the International Transplantation Science Mentee-Mentor Travel Awards by recognizing the efforts of scientists who have advanced our understanding of transplant science and fostered the development of the young investigators who will be the future leaders in our field.
|Mentee: Minal Borkar-Tripathi, Canada||Mentor: Lee Anne Tibbles, Canada|
|Mentee: Ibrahim Adam, Canada||Mentor: Lori West, Canada|
|Mentee: Nicholas Dawson, Canada||Mentor: Megan Levings, Canada|
|Mentee: Avery Lam, Canada||Mentor: Megan Levings, Canada|
|Mentee: Hong Chee Chew, Australia||Mentor: Peter MacDonald, Australia|
|Mentee: Sam Adhikary, Australia||Mentor: Debbie Watson, Australia|
|Mentee: Selin Akad, Turkey||Mentor: Feride Sahin, Turkey|
|Mentee: Asuka Tanaka, Japan||Mentor: Yuka Tanaka, Japan|
|Mentee: Sonia Mehrotra, India||Mentor: Raj Kumar Sharma, India|
|Mentee: Mohan Patel, India||Mentor: Manoj Gumber, India|
|Mentee: Sahil Bagai, India||Mentor: Manish Rathi, India|
|Mentee: Manish Balwani, India||Mentor: Pankaj Shah, India|
|Mentee: Akhilesh Kumar Jaiswal, India||Mentor: Narayan Prasad, India|
|Mentee: Jianing Fu, United States||Mentor: Megan Sykes, United States|
|Mentee: Wai Ho Oscar Yeung, Hong Kong||Mentor: Nancy Kwan Man, Hong Kong|
|Mentor: Gabriel Gondolesi, Argentina||Mentee: Melisa Pucci Molineris, Argentina|
|Mentee: Elisa Montanari, Switzerland||Mentor: Léo Hans Bühler, Switzerland|
|Mentee: Ahmer Hameed, Australia||Mentor: Wayne Hawthorne, Australia|
|Mentee: Patricia Conde -San Román, Spain||Mentor: Jordi Ochando, Spain|
|Mentee: María García-Conde Delgado, Spain||Mentor: Iago Justo, Spain|
|Mentee: Oana Anisa Nutu, Spain||Mentor: Iago Justo, Spain|
|Mentee: Jesus M. Sierra Parraga, Netherlands||Mentor: Martin Hoogduijn, Netherlands|
These awards were made possible with the contribution of the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation.
Shweta Tyagi, India – Mentee / Uma Kanga, India – Mentor
EXPRESSION OF SHLA-G IDENTIFIES FAVORABLE OUTCOME IN RENAL TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS
Sahil Bagai, India – Mentee / Manish Rathi, India – Mentor
CORRELATION OF PRETRANSPLANT GLUCOSE METABOLISM WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW ONSET DIABETES AFTER RENAL TRANSPLANTATION
These awards were made possible with the contribution of the Japan Society for Transplantation.
Nobuki Ishida, Japan – Mentee / Kohei Ishiyama, Japan – Mentor
SUPPRESSING LIVER NATURAL KILLER CELLS ACTIVATION BY COTRANSPLANTATION OF PREACTIVATED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS CONTRIBUTES TO IMPROVEMENT OF ISLET GRAFT SURVIVAL
Masakatsu Kaneshiro, Japan – Mentee / Atsushi Yoshizawa, Japan – Mentor
ANALYSIS OF HUMAN LEUCOCYTE ANTIGEN CLASS II EXPRESSION IN GRAFT LIVER TISSUE; DONOR SPECIFIC ANTIBODIES AND GRAFT LIVER FIBROSIS
This award was made possible with the contribution of the Nederlandse Transplantatie Vereniging.
Fleur Peters, The Netherlands – Mentee / Karin Boer, The Netherlands – Mentor
IDENTIFICATION OF KIDNEY TRANSPLANT PATIENTS AT RISK FOR SKIN CANCER BY DIFFERENTIALLY METHYLATED REGIONS IN T CELLS
This award was made possible with the contribution of the Sociedad de Española Trasplante
Rebeca Arroyo-Hornero, UK – Mentee / Fadi Issa, UK – Mentor
MODULATION OF CD27/CD70 CO-STIMULATORY PATHWAY MAY ALLOW FOR THE GENERATION OF A MORE POTENT HUMAN REGULATORY T CELL PRODUCT FOR CELL THERAPY
These awards were made possible with the contribution of The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand.
Mario Leong, Australia – Mentee / Alexandra Sharland, Australia – Mentor
RECOGNITION OF INTACT DONOR CLASS I BY RECIPIENT CD8+ T CELLS IS REQUIRED FOR TOLERANCE INDUCTION FOLLOWING LIVER-DIRECTED TRANSGENE EXPRESSION
Paul Wilcox, Australia – Mentee / Bruce M. Hall, Australia – Mentor
CD8 EXPRESSION INCREASES SUPPRESSIVE ABILITY OF CD4+CD25+TREG AND IS A MARKER OF ANTIGEN-SPECIFICITY
These awards were made possible with the contribution of The Transplantation Society.
Xiaomeng Hu, USA – Mentee / Sonja Schrepfer, USA - Mentor
GENERATION OF HYPOIMMUNOGENIC INDUCED PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS FOR ALLOGENEIC CELL AND TISSUE TRANSPLANTATION
Timm Heinbokel, USA – Mentee / Stefan G. Tullius, USA – Mentor
A SHIFTING BALANCE: INNATE IMMUNITY IMPACTS CHARACTERISTICS AND SPECIFICITY OF ALLOIMMUNE RESPONSES IN AGING.
Yoshihiro Ono, USA – Mentee / Angus Thomson, USA – Mentor
GRAFT-INFILTRATING PD-L1HI CROSS-DRESSED DENDRITIC CELLS SUBVERT DONOR-REACTIVE T CELL RESPONSES IN MOUSE LIVER TRANSPLANT TOLERANCE.
Gaelen Dwyer, USA – Mentee / Heth Turnquist, USA – Mentor
THE “TYPE 2” CYTOKINE, INTERLUKIN-33, GENERATES POTENT
The Transplantation Society (TTS) along with the collaboration of its Affiliated Societies celebrates the contributions of basic science to the field of transplantation with the International Transplantation Science Mentee-Mentor Awards by recognizing the efforts of basic scientists who have advanced our understanding of transplant science/immunobiology and/or treatment of transplant recipients, and the young investigators who will be the future leaders in transplantation.
The Awards were given on Sunday, August 21, during the International Transplantation Science Mentee-Mentor Networking Event held from 18:30 to 19:30 in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center.
The Transplantation Society (TTS), along with the collaboration of National Societies acknowledge the contributions of basic science to the field of Transplantation. The International Basic Science Mentee-Mentor awards recognized the efforts of established basic scientists, who have advanced our understanding of transplant science/immunobiology and /or treatment of transplant recipients, and the mentorship of new young investigators who have the potential to contribute to the basic science of transplantation. The International Basic Science Mentee-Mentor award recipients for the BSM 2013 are listed below.
|Abdelrarik, Heba, Egypt||Joosten, Irma||Human Platelet Lysate increases MSC proliferation on the expense of its Haematopoietic progenitor cell support|
|Candia, Enzo, Chile||Fierro, Alberto||Differential modulation of homing receptors in polyclonal human Treg generated ex vivo|
|Hock, Karin, Austria||Wekerle, Thomas||Donor CD4 T cells trigger costimulation blockade-resistant donor bone marrow rejection through bystander activation requiring interleukin 6|
|Oberhuber, Rupert, Austria||Tullius, Stefan||Intracardiac CD11c+ dendritic cells trigger the more potent IL-17 mediated immune response after transplanting older cardiac allografts|
|Yang, Cheng, China||Yang, Bin||Serum Stabilized Naked Caspase-3 siRNA Protects Auto-transplant Kidneys in a Porcine Model|
|Zaitsu, Masaaki, United Kingdom||Wood, Kathryn||Prolongation of human skin allograft survival with FR104, an antagonistic antiCD28 monovalent Fab antibody|
|Borkar, Minal, Canada||Tibbles, Lee Anne||BK polyoma virus epigenetically regulates transcription of epithelial markers in proximal tubular cells: Model for fibrosis in BK infected transplant recipients|
|White, Christopher, Canada||Freed, Darren H.||A donor whole blood-based perfusate provides superior preservation of myocardial function during ex vivo heart perfusion|
|Sabet-Baktach, Manije, Germany||Geissler, Edward K.||Th2 Responses mediate Allograft Rejection in RORgammat and T-bet DoubleDeficiency in Mice|
|Li, Chang Xian, China||Man, Kwan||The knockout of telomere-independent Rap1 attenuates liver graft injury by suppressing macrophage activation|
|Takaoka, Yuki, Taiwan||Nakano, Toshiaki||Autoimmunity vs. alloimmunity: its involvement in liver transplant tolerogenicity|
|Yoshida, Osamu, United States||Thomson, Angus||CD39 expression by hepatic myeloid dendritic cells attenuates their proinflammatory activity and liver transplant ischemia-reperfusion injury|
|Dijke, Esme, Canada||West, Lori J.||CD25+FOXP3+ regulatory T cells (Tregs) isolated and expanded from pediatric thymus maintain stable phenotype and function under inflammatory conditions|
|Guihaire, Julien, Germany||Schrepfer, Sonja||Over-expression of S100A4 protein is T cells-mediated in a humanized model of chronic Obliterative Airway Disease|
|Pilat, Nina, Austria||Wekerle, Thomas||Mechanisms of Treg therapy in a murine mixed chimerism model|
|Durand, Justine, France||Chiffoleau, Elise||Characterization of regulatory B cells in an allograft rodent model, able to transfer tolerance|
|Yap, Michelle, France||Degauque, Nicolas||An increase of highly differentiated TEMRA CD8 T cells with potent effector function in kidney transplant recipients with stable graft function revealed patients with at-risk of long-term graft function|
|Abe, Tomoyuki, Japan||Tanaka, Yuka||The CD47-SIRP-α signaling blockade accelerates macrophage phagocytic activity against hepatocellular carcinoma even under immunosuppressive conditions|
|Cai, Songjie, Japan||Takahara, Shiro||Silencing CD40 gene to induce transplantation tolerance using a novel siRNA delivery system|
|Koshizuka, Yasuyuki, Japan||Yamashita, Kenichiro||Roles of CD40-CD40L costimulatory pathway in pancreatic islet transplantation|
|Fang, Doreen, Australia||Dwyer, Karen||Follistatin reduces serum activin and attenuates renal ischemia reperfusion injury in mice|
|Habib, Miriam, Australia||Sharland, Alexandra||Ischaemia-reperfusion injury propagates tumour growth in a mouse model of hepatocellular carcinoma|
The Basic Science Mentee-Mentor award recognizes the efforts of established basic scientists, who have advanced our understanding of transplantation biology and the treatment of transplant recipients, as well as the mentorship of new young investigators who will advance transplantation in the future. We are pleased to announce the partnership between The Transplantation Society (TTS) and 7 National and International Transplantation Societies to support 27 Mentee-Mentor Award recipients for the 24th International Congress of The Transplantation Society. Congratulations to the 2012 Award Recipients!
|Liu, Longshan, China||Wang, Changxi||Donor-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Facilitate Minimization of Calcineurin Inhibitors in Kidney Transplant Patients and the Immune Profile Monitoring: A Clinical Pilot Study|
|Ortiz, Yaneth, Colombia||Garcia, Luis||Memory Phenotype and Polyfunctional T Cells in Kidney Transplant Patients|
|Qi, Xiang, China||Man, Kwan||Acute Phase Graft Injury Promotes Tumor Invasiveness through Down-Regulation of Glutathione Peroxidase 3 (GPx3) after Liver Transplantation|
|Skvorak, Kristen, United States||Strom, Stephen||Hepatocyte Transplantation Improves Blood and Brain Phenylalanine and Neurotransmitter Imbalances in a Mouse Model of Phenylketonuria (PKU)|
|Yang, Cheng, China||Yang, Bin||Naked Caspase-3 Small Interfering RNA (SiRNA) Was Effective in Cold Preservation of Isolated Porcine Kidneys, but Did not Protect Preserved Kidneys after Auto-Transplantation|
|Ali, Jason, United Kingdom||Pettigrew, Gavin||Assessment of Longevity of the Direct and Indirect CD4 T Cell Allorecognition Response|
|Cole, Jennifer, United Kingdom||Pettigrew, Gavin||Memory CD4+ T Cells that Recognise Additional Mismatched Alloantigen Provide CD40-independent Help for Effector Anti-MHC Class I Alloantibody Responses|
|Issa, Fadi, United Kingdom||Wood, Kathryn||Homing of Therapeutic Human Regulatory T Cells to the Allograft Site Enhances Transplant Survival|
|Nova Lamperti, Estefania, United Kingdom||Hernandez-Fuentes, Maria||Higher IL10 Production by Transitional B Cells in Tolerant Kidney Transplant Recipients|
|Jeyakanthan, Mylvaganam, Canada||West, Lori||T-Cell Dependency of T-Independent (TI) Antigens: Antibody Response to Blood Group A-Antigen Requires CD4 T-Cells and CD40/CD40L Interaction|
|Nguyen, Minh-Tri, Canada||Tchervenkov, Jean||Pre-Operative Regulatory T Cell Suppressive Function Correlates with Short-Term Graft Outcome after Kidney Transplantation|
|Srivastava, Vikas, Canada||Tibbles, Lee Anne||BK Polyoma Virus Induces Aberrant Methylation of Host Genome to Promote Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition and Fibrosis|
|Heim, Christian, Germany||Ensminger, Stephan||PHD (Prolyl-Hydroxylase)-Inhibitor Activating Hypoxia-Inducible Transcription Factors (HIFs) Reduces Levels of Transplant Arteriosclerosis in a Murine Aortic Allograft Model|
|Hua, Xiaoqin, Germany||Schrepfer, Sonja||Immunobiology of SCNT Derived Embryonic Stem Cells: Pivotal Role of mtDNA in Rejection of Transplanted Stem Cells|
|Raschzok, Nathanael, Germany||Sauer, Igor M.||Silica-Based Micron-Sized Iron Oxide Particles for Detection and Loco-Regional Stimulation of Transplanted Liver Cells|
|Riquelme, Paloma, Germany||Hutchinson, James||Prolongation of Allograft Survival by Regulatory Macrophages in Mice Is iNOS-Dependent|
|von Websky, Martin, Germany||Schaefer, Nico||Reduced Expression of Mucosal Antimicrobial Peptides in the Small Intestine During Acute Rejection after Orthotopic Small Bowel Transplantation|
|Petrelli, Alessandra, Italy||Battaglia, Manuela||Efficient Generation of Donor-Specific Tr1 CELLS from Patients on Hemodialysis|
|Hotta, Ryuichi, Japan||Tanaka, Yuka||NK Cells Differentiated from Hematopoietic Stem Cells Exert Anti-HCC and Anti-HCV Activities Similar to Those of Peripheral Blood-Propagated NK Cells|
|Iwami, Daiki, Japan||Shirasugi, Nozomu||CD8+ Dendritic Cells with Regulatory Function Generated by Intratracheal Delivery of Alloantigen Induces Prolonged Cardiac Allograft Survival|
|Tasaki, Masayuki, United States||Yamada, Kazuhiko||Prevention of Early Development of Proteinuria by Rituximab in a Pig to Baboon Thymokidney Model Likely Associated with Modulating Podocyte Function in An SMPDL-3b-Dependent Manner|
|Baulier, Edouard, France||Favreau, Frederic||Metabonomic Analysis of Perfusion Solution with NMR: A Potential Tool to Predict Graft Outcome in Deceased after Cardiac Arrest Donor Conditions|
|Cunningham, Eithne, Australia||Bishop, G. Alex||Overcoming Naïve and Memory Immune Responses in a Mouse Skin Transplant Model Using High-Level Expression of Donor MHC Antigen in Recipient Livers|
|Hope, Christopher M., Australia||Carroll, Robert||Regulatory T Cells and the Development of Cancer Post Renal Transplantation|
|Hu, Min, Australia||O’Connell, Philip||A Key Role for Tregs in Renal Allograft Survival: Specific Deletion of Tregs in DEREG Mice Breaks Tolerance in Renal Transplants in the Murine DBA/2 to C57BL/6 Model|
|Villanueva, Jeanette, Australia||Grey, Shane||TRAF2 Governs the T Cell Alloimmune Response|
|Zammit, Nathan, Australia||Grey, Shane||Improved Survival Characteristics of An Inflammatory Suppressed Allograft|
The Transplantation Society (TTS), along with the collaboration of National Societies acknowledge the contributions of basic science to the field of Transplantation. The Basic Science Mentee/Mentor award recognizes the efforts of established basic scientists, who have advanced our understanding of transplant science/immunobiology and/or treatment of transplant recipients, and the mentorship of new young investigators who have the potential to contribute to the basic science of transplantation. The Mentee-Mentor Award recipients for the BSS 2011 are listed below.
|Ata, Pinar, Turkey||Tittiz, M. Izzet||Flowcytometric detection of anti-AB antibody titers in blood group O renal recipients with blood group A2 donors|
|Hock, Karin, Austria||Wekerle, Thomas||Mechanistic analysis of costimulation blockade-resistant rejection of donor bone marrow triggered by donor T cells|
|Li, Changxian, People’s Republic of China||Man, Kwan||Aldose reductase accelerates small-for-size fatty liver graft injury|
|Liu, Quan, USA||Zheng, Xin Xiao||Vascularized Bone Marrow Transplantation: A New Approach to Induce Organ Transplant Tolerance|
|Moore, Carolina, Chile||Rosemblatt, Mario||Allogeneic Treg generated in vitro with retinoic acid and TGF-β control cytokine production and allograft rejection|
|Qi, Xiang, People’s Republic of China||Man, Kwan||Down-regulation of Glutathione peroxidase 3 (GPx3) by acute phase inflammation in small-for-size graft promotes tumor invasiveness after liver transplantation|
|Bhatt, Sumantha, USA||Valujskikh, Anna||Neutralizing BAFF and APRIL in combination with anti-CD154 Ab treatment and CD8+ T cell depletion induces long term cardiac allograft survival in mice containing memory CD4+ T cells|
|Krzystyniak, Adam, USA||Witkowski, Piotr||Coating of human pancreatic islets with CD4+CD25+CD127- T regulatory cells inhibits rejection. A novel immunoprotective approach.|
|Zhang, Wensheng, USA||Zheng, Xin Xiao||CTA containing vascularized bone marrow offer the inherent potential for stable mixed chimerism and tolerance.|
|Ellis, Jonathan, UK||Inston, Nicholas||Histone Deacetylase Inhibition reveals a potent immunosuppressant effect in an in vitro model of Transplantation|
|Dijke, Esme, Canada||West, Lori||Impact of thymectomy and heart transplantation on CD4+FOXP3+ T-cell diversity in infants|
|Grohnert, Anja, The Netherlands||Baan, Carla||IL-2-independent induction of novel CD4+CD25+CD127-FOXP3+ T cells by mesenchymal stem cells and natural regulatory T cells|
|Riquelme, Paloma, Germany||Geissler, Edward||Mouse Macrophages Driven to a Novel State of Activation Prolong Allograft Survival in Unconditioned, Non-immunosuppressed Recipients|
|Sabet-Baktach, Manije, Germany||Schlitt, Hans J.||Cutting-edge model to study the role of RORgT in T17-mediated allograft rejection|
|Schmuek, Michael, Germany||Volk, Hans-Dieter||Impaired IL2 signaling promotes CD4-mediated antiviral CD8+ T cell response|
|Taflin, Cécile, France||Mooney, Nuala||Human microvascular endothelial cells induce polarization of Th-17 and regulatory-T cell sub-populations under inflammatory conditions|
|Tazawa, Hirofumi, Japan||Ohdan, Hideki||Pivotal role of invariant NKT cell - B cell interaction in antibody production against transplant-associated carbohydrate epitopes|
|Cunningham, Eithne, Australia||Bishop, Alex||High level expression of donor MHC in recipient liver promotes mouse skin transplant tolerance|
|Habib, Miriam, Australia||Sharland, Alexandra||Systemic overexpression of endogenous secretory RAGE attenuates renal ischaemia-reperfusion injury|
|Rogers, Natasha, Australia||Coates, Toby||Amelioration of renal ischemia-reperfusion injury by liposomal delivery of an NFBκB inhibitor to renal tubular epithelial and antigen presenting cells|
|Arthur Andakyan, United States||CD4CD25 Positive Mast Cells in Long-Term Surviving Grafts Followed by T-Regulatory Therapy: MC-regs?||Natalya Semiletova|
|Sonal Asthana, Canada||The Impact of Sirolimus Based Immunosuppression on Response to Anti-HCV Therapy After Liver Transplantation||Norman Kneteman|
|Agata Bartczak, Canada||FGL2 expression induces graft survival in the absence of immunosuppression.||Gary Levy|
|Lars Burdorf, United States||Pilot evaluation of anti-GP1b effects on platelet sequestration in an ex vivo xenogeneic pig liver perfusion model||Richard N. Pierson III|
|Hong Shiue Chou, United States||In Vivo Evidence: the Role of Complement Component 3 (C3) in Induction of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells (MDSC)||Shiguang Qian|
|Pietro Cippà, Switzerland||Bcl-2 inhibition: a new concept to prevent solid allograft rejection||Thomas Fehr|
|Marcella Franquesa, Spain||Cell therapy using MSCs and BMDCs in rat kidney transplantation||Immaculada Herrero-Fresneda|
|Wei Geng, China||The potential role of early-phase graft injury in induction of late-phase chemoresistance after liver transplantation||Chung-Mau Lo|
|Ines Goncalves Harper, United Kingdom||A Novel Mechanism for Alloantibody Production.||Gavin Pettigrew|
|Aleishia Harris, United States||Modulation of Cellular MicroRNA by Latent Membrane Protein 1 of Epstein Barr Virus in B Cell Lymphomas Type: Oral Sessions Topic: 06. Complications / e. Malignancy Authors||Olivia Martinez|
|Min Hu, Australia||Allograft Tolerance in Mice with MGMT Chimeric Bone Marrow Engraftment||Stephen Alexander|
|Yanfei Huang, United States||Kidney-derived mesenchymal stem cells modulate dendritic and T cell function to inhibit alloimmune responses and prolong allograft survival||Karl Womer|
|Fadi Issa, United Kingdom||Regulatory T cell therapy prolongs human skin allograft survival in humanised mouse model||Kathryn Wood|
|Mylvaganam Jeyakanthan, Canada||Is blood group antigen expression on vascular endothelium required for B cell tolerance induction following ABO-incompatible transplant during immunological immaturity?||Lori West|
|Gillian Kinnear , United Kingdom||Blockade of OX40 costimulation reduces the alloreactive effector T cell pool and prevents CD8+ T cell mediated skin allograft rejection.||Nicholas Jones|
|Zhu Lan, Canada||Suppression of Antidonor Antibody Response by Soluble CD83 Prevents Chronic Renal Allograft Rejection||Hao Wang|
|Anlun Ma, Canada||Contribution of regulatory T cells combined with low-dose Sirolimus, but not Tacrolimus, to delay acute rejection of renal allografts in cynomolgus monkeys||Huifang Chen|
|Carolina Moore, Chile||Allogeneic Treg generated in vitro with retinoic acid and TGF-β control cytokine production and allograft rejection.||Mario Rosemblatt|
|Gerhard Mundinger, United States||Chronic rejection in a non-human primate model of facial composite tissue allotransplantation: clinical, pathological, and immunohistochemical characterization||Rolf Barth|
|Graeme O'Boyle, United Kingdom||A strategy to inhibit effector T cell infiltration of allograft tissues by stimulation of the chemokine receptor CXCR3||John Kirby|
|Nina Pilat, Austria||Administration of polyclonal recipient Tregs leads to mixed chimerism, skin and heart graft tolerance without irradiation||Thomas Wekerle|
|Siddharth Rajakumar, Australia||CD73 deficiency and inhibition protect in kidney ischaemia reperfusion injury (IRI)||Karen Dwyer|
|Tim Searcy, Australia||Synergistic Immunomodulation by Immunosuppressive agentsand Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells on T-cell proliferation andDendritic cell maturation||Ravi Krishnan|
|Helena Smith-Hurst, Australia||A pathway for Human Islet Protease-Activated Receptors (PARs) in Tissue Factor mediated Immediate Blood Inflammatory Reaction.||Philip O'Connell|
|Özlem Tapirdamaz, Netherlands||Detailed kinetics of T-cells with direct allospecificity after liver transplantation: a novel assay||Jaap Kwekkeboom|
|Angela Tjon, Netherlands||In vivo immunosuppressive effects of intravenous immunoglobulin on innate and adaptive immune cells involved in allograft rejection||Jaap Kwekkeboom|
|Liang Wei, United States||Acute Rejection of Cardiac Allografts results in a Unique Signature of MicroRNAs||Sheri Krams|