3rd Annual Transplant Infectious Diseases Symposium

The Duke University Transplant Infectious Diseases Symposium provides a forum to explores new frontiers in transplantation with renowned experts in the field of Transplantation and Immunocompromised Hosts, with a special focus on Vaccines and Vaccinology.
The program for this symposium includes presentations by a panel of world-renowned experts.

The Microbiome, the Immune System and the Allograft: Understanding the impact of microbial networks on transplant outcomes


Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Location: TBD


Speakers Include:

Anna Mae Diehl, MD (Duke)

Title: Metabolic function of the microbiome and chronic diseases: case study in NAFLD progression/cirrhosis

Julia Messina, MD (Duke Transplant ID Fellow)

Title: Gut dysbiosis and risk for invasive infection in acuter leukemic and hematopoietic stem cell transplant populations

Nelson Chao, MD (Duke)

Title: The gut microbiome and Graft Versus Host Disease - what's going in immunologically?

Alice Gray, MD (Duke)

Title: Changes in the pulmonary microbiome and allograft injury/BOS after lung transplantation

Neil Clancy, MD (University of Pittsburgh)

Title: New conceptual models of pneumonia: Microbiome-cytokine signatures of pneumonia in lung transplant receipients. 



The symposium is free.

To register, contact Kelly Stanly ad (919) 668‐0789 or k.smith@duke.edu.

Program Director

Barbara D. Alexander, MD, MHS
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases