2019-2020 Webinars

Jan 1, 2020 ‐ Dec 31, 2020



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Non-Invasive Biomarkers for Allograft Rejection

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Non-Invasive Biomarkers for Allograft Rejection

Oct 2, 2019 2:00pm ‐ Oct 2, 2019 3:00pm

Objectives for the "Non-invasive Biomarkers for Allograft Rejection" webinar include:

  1. Discussing the role of Pre-Transplant HLA Molecular Mismatch as a Prognostic Biomarker of Primary Alloimmunity.
  2. Discussing the role of Pre-Transplant HLA Molecular Mismatch as a Predictive Biomarker of CNI-based therapy requirements to control Primary Alloimmunity.
  3. Discussing the impact of subclinical rejection on longterm survival and the need for non-invasive markers of allograft rejection.
  4. Discussing the role of peripheral gene expression for the detection of subclinical rejection.

AST would like to thank the Community of Transplant Scientists (COTS) and the Transplant Diagnostics Community of Practice (TxDx COP) for recommending biomarkers for allograft rejection as a topic for the 2019-2020 T3 series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.

Moderator(s): Speaker(s):
  • Barbara Murphy, MD, MB, BAO, BCh, FRCPI, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
  • Peter Nickerson, BSc (Med), MD, FRCPC, FCAHS, University of Manitoba Max Rady College of Medicine, Winnipeg, MB
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Sexual Health and Monitoring Recommendations for Transplant Recipients

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Sexual Health and Monitoring Recommendations for Transplant Recipients

Nov 6, 2019 2:00pm ‐ Nov 6, 2019 3:00pm

After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:

  1. Reviewing the safety and efficacy of hormonal contraceptive options in pediatric and young adult transplant recipients.
  2. Summarizing sexually transmitted infection screening, treatment, and management for pediatric and young adult solid organ transplant recipients.
  3. Discussing strategies to expand sexual health education for pediatric and young adult solid organ transplant recipients.

Moderator(s):
  • Melissa Meyers, MD, MSCE, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH
Speaker(s):
  • Lisa Coscia, RN, BSN, CCTC, Transplant Pregnancy Registry International
  • Monica Ardura, DO, MSCS, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
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Transplanting Individuals with Alcohol-related Hepatitis: Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Management

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Transplanting Individuals with Alcohol-related Hepatitis: Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Management

Dec 17, 2019 2:00pm ‐ Dec 17, 2019 3:00pm

After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:

  1. Discussing and appreciating the changing landscape of liver transplantation for patients with alcohol use disorder (AUD) and alcohol related liver disease (ALD).
  2. Describing the diagnosis of AUD and distinguishing the various treatments of AUD and how they work.
  3. Recognizing the key management aspects of and role of transplant evaluation in alcohol-related hepatitis from a medical and psychosocial perspective.

Speaker(s): Moderator(s):
  • Michael Curry, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
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Breaking News in Governmental Legislation in Organ Transplantation

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Breaking News in Governmental Legislation in Organ Transplantation

Feb 5, 2020 2:00pm ‐ Feb 5, 2020 3:00pm

Objectives for the "Breaking News in Federal Policy in Organ Transplantation" webinar include:

  1. Summarizing current landscape for proposed legislation that impacts OPO performance, organ allocation, and organ transplantation.
  2. Reviewing the possible implications of the recent Executive Order on Improving Kidney Care.
  3. Exploring critical information to developing strategy and a path forward for an AST position statement.

Moderator(s):
  • Beau Kelly, MD, MBA, FACS, FAST, DCI Donor Services, Inc., Sacramento, CA
Speaker(s):
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Diagnostic Stewardship in Solid Organ Transplantation

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Diagnostic Stewardship in Solid Organ Transplantation

Mar 24, 2020 2:00pm ‐ Mar 24, 2020 3:00pm

After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:

  1. Discussing pulmonary infections (PCP PCR vs DFA vs both; GM vs asp PCR or fungal panel PCR, metagenomic sequencing, and host response)
  2. Discussing transplant viruses (CMV, BK, adeno)
  3. Discussing respiratory and GI panels
  4. Discussing the detection of pathogens through sequencing of microbial cell-free DNA

Moderator(s): Speaker(s):
  • Angela Caliendo, MD, PhD, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Kimberly Hanson, MD, MHS, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
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