BSC Specialty Update Symposium

Basic Science Specialty Update Symposium

09:00 – 12:50 BSC Specialty Update Symposium

CHAIRS:  Joanna Hester, Oxford, United Kingdom

09:00     Artificial organs/regenerative medicine
             Harald Ott, Boston, United States

09:30     Rescuing organs (recovering and revitalizing discarded organs)
             Henri Leuvenink, Groningen, The Netherlands

10:00     Xenotransplantation (of islets)
             Massimo Trucco, Pittsburgh, Unites States


10:40 – 11:10    Coffee Break


SESSION 2: Joint Session Basic Science & Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation

CHAIRS:  Pietro Cippà, Zurich, Switzerland
        Henri Leuvenink, Groningen, The Netherlands

11:10     Chronic rejection in VCA: from myth to reality
             Olivier Thaunat, Lyon, France

11:40    Cell-based therapy options in VCA
​             Jan Plock, Zurich, Switzerland

12:10     What have we learned from animal models in VCA?  
             Gerald Brandacher, Baltimore, United States  





BSC in pills:
The Basic Science Committee promotes Basic science in transplantation in Europe

Translation of innovation into clinical activity;
Communication between basic scientists and clinicians;
Collaboration between laboratories in Europe.


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