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.
Transplantation and Aging (Balancing Immunosenescence, Rejection and Infection).
Wednesday, May 24, 2018
Location: Great Hall, Trent Semans Center
Adam DeVore, MD - Duke University
Lecture Title: Current epidemiology of organ transplantation to and from older adults
Gayarthi R. Devi, PhD - Duke University
Lecture Title: Living donors vs deceased donors: Is cell death accelerated aging?
Anthony D. Sung, MD - Duke University
Lecture Title: Resilience and aging after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
James F. Markmann, MD, PhD - Massachusetts General Hospital
Lecture Title: Aging, Immune Exhaustion and Senescence as it relates to immune tolerance and organ rejection
Marion Hemmersbach-Miller, MD, PhD - Duke University
Lecture Title: Infections after transplantation across life span
Ken Schmader, MD - Duke University
Lecture Title: Selective immune reconstruction: Impact of aging and transplantation on vaccine response - the case of the adjuvanted zoster subunit vaccine
The symposium is free.
To register, contact Kelly Stanly ad (919) 668‐0789 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barbara D. Alexander, MD, MHS
Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases