Banff



Eighth Banff Conference on
Allograft Pathology

July 15 - 21, 2005
The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
Edmonton, AB Canada

 

Kim Solez, M.D. and Lorraine C. Racusen, M.D., Course Directors
Anthony J. Demetris, M.D.,
Coordinator for Liver Pathology Sessions
Cinthia Drachenberg, M.D.,
Coordinator for Pancreas Sessions
Philip F. Halloran, M.D.,
Coordinator for Genomic & Molecular Sessions
E. Rene Rodriguez, M.D.,
Coordinator for Heart Sessions
Dani S. Zander, M.D.,
Coordinator for Lung Sessions
 

Programme:

Friday, 15 July 2005
Arrive in Edmonton.

7:30 - 10:00 pm Welcome Reception

Saturday, 16 July 2005

7:30 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast (Empire Foyer)
   
Empire Ballroom
8:00 - 8:20 Welcome, Opening Remarks - Kim Solez* and Lorraine Racusen*
Plenary session
8:20 - 9:20 Keynote Address:  Future directions in organ replacement. - Jeffrey Platt*
 
AM Empire Ballroom
Transcriptome Gene Chip Moderator:  Philip F. Halloran*
9:20 - 9:50 Report on Friday's pre-workshop - Philip F. Halloran*
 
9:50 - 10:10 Experience with affymetrix DNA microarrays in kidney transplantation. - Gunilla Einecke*
 
10:10 - 10:30 Refreshment Break - (Empire Ballroom Foyer)
 
10:30 - 10:50 Experience with affymetrix DNA microarrays in kidney and liver transplantation:  Profiling and transplant biology.  - Dan Saloman*
 
10:50 - 11:10 Experience with DNA microarrays for exploring rejection and tolerance. - Minnie Sarwal*
 
11:10 - 11:30 Transcriptional lessons from lymphopenic patients. - Allan Kirk*
 
11:30 - 11:50 Transcriptome Gene Chip Experiences. - Mark Stegall*
 
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (Wedgwood Room)
Lunch (Empire Terrace)
 
PM Empire Ballroom
 
1:00 - 1:30 Experimental heart transplantation.  - Thomas Mueller*
   
Emerging Technologies Moderator:  Philip F. Halloran*
   
1:30 - 2:00 Molecular markers and differential diagnosis of acute and chronic dysfunction in allografts. - Lorraine Racusen*
   
2:00 - 2:30 Differential gene expression profiles of CAN. – Enver Akalin*
   
2:30 - 3:00 Refreshment Break - (Empire Ballroom Foyer)
   
3:00 - 3:30 Gene expression testing in cardiac and lung transplantation. - Jay Wohlgemuth*
   
3:30 - 4:00 Metabolomics:  The basics. - David Wishart*
   
4:00 - 4:30 Proteomics applications. - Mike Ellison

Sunday, 17 July 2005

7:30 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast (Empire Foyer)
   
AM Empire Ballroom
Antibody Mediated Rejection Moderator:  Philip F. Halloran*
   
8:00 - 8:30 Experience with antibody-mediated rejection. - Bob Montgomery*
   
8:30 - 9:00 Lessons from pathology. - Lorraine Racusen*
   
9:00 - 9:30 A clinician's view of vascular rejection. - Denis Glotz* and Dominique Nochy*
   
9:30 - 10:00 Novel non-HLA antibodies and rejection. - Duska Dragun*
   
10:00 - 10:30 Refreshment Break - (Empire Ballroom Foyer)
   
10:30 - 11:00 Chronic antibody mediated rejection-fact or fancy? - Bob Colvin*
   
11:00 - 11:30 Renal Transplantation into Highly Sensitized, High Risk Recipients: A Single Center Experience. - Randy Hennigar*
   
11:30 - 12:00 Discussion
   
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (Wedgwood Room)
Lunch (Empire Terrace)
   
PM Empire Ballroom
Antibody Mediated Rejection Moderator:  Wink Baldwin*
   
1:00 - 1:20 C4d staining and morphology in protocol biopsies. – Michael Mengel*
   
1:20 - 1:40 C4d in lung allografts. – Adriana Zeevi*
   
1:40 - 2:00 Whither C3d vs. C4d in ischemic injury vs. antibody mediated rejection. – Joshua Thurman*
   
2:00 - 2:20 C4d staining and related histologic findings in HLA- and ABO-incompatible kidney allografts. - Mark Haas*
   
2:20 - 2:40 Complement in heart allograft biopsies. – E. Rene Rodriguez*
   
2:40 - 3:00 Complement in acute liver allograft rejection. – Anja Dankof*
   
3:00 - 3:20 Refreshment Break - (Empire Ballroom Foyer)
   
3:20 - 3:40 Antibody-mediated rejection: Complement and non-complement dependent mechanisms. - Barbara Wasowska*
   
3:40 - 4:00 C4d in allografts – good or bad? - Jeffrey Platt*
   
4:00 - 5:00 Discussion

Monday, 18 July 2005

7:30 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast (Empire Foyer)
   
AM Empire Ballroom
Kidney Session Moderator:  Lorraine Racusen*
   
8:00 - 8:30 The B cell: Basic biology. – Marilia Cascalho*
   
8:30 - 9:00 The B cell in ischemia-reperfusion injury/innate immunity. – Hamid Rabb*
   
9:00 - 9:30 B cells in transplantation. - Martin Zand*
   
9:30 - 10:00 Refreshment Break (Empire Ballroom Foyer)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Anti-B cell therapy in transplantation. – Millie Samaniego*
   
10:30 - 11:00 Peripheral B cell tolerance to transplantation antigens – Anita Chong*
   
11:00 - 12:00 Discussion
   
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (Wedgwood Room)
Lunch (Empire Terrace)
   
PM Empire Ballroom
Kidney Session Moderator:  Kim Solez*
   
1:00 - 1:20 Histologic hallmarks of sclerosing rejection:  Strategies to establish diagnoses other than CAN.  – Volker Nickeleit*
   
1:20 - 1:40 Grading system for calcineurin inhibitor toxicity in kidney allografts. – Neeraja Kambham*
   
1:40 - 2:00 Proteinuria with sirolimus therapy. - Christophe Legendre*
   
2:00 - 2:20 Surrogate markers of CAN in man. – Roslyn Mannon*
   
2:20 - 2:40 Atrophy - fibrosis and function of the renal allograft. – Brian Nankivell*
   
2:40 - 3:00 Refreshment Break (Empire Ballroom Foyer)
   
3:00 - 3:20 Sirius red for quantitation of fibrosis in the allograft. – Paul Grimm*
   
3:20 - 3:40 Utility of morphometry in the study of donor and protocol biopsies. – Daniel Serσn*
   
3:40 - 4:00 CAN grades in sequential protocol biopsies. – Patricia Birk* & Ian Gibson*
   
4:00 - 5:00 Discussion
5:30 - 7:30 Poster Viewing Session
Wine & Cheese Event

Tuesday, 19 July 2005

7:30 - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast (Empire Foyer)
   
AM Empire Ballroom
Special Populations Moderator:  Philip F. Halloran*
8:30 - 9:00 Cancer in the Donor. - Sandy Feng*
   
9:00 - 9:30 Transplantation in HIV recipients. - Ron Shapiro*
   
9:30 - 10:00 Refreshment Break (Empire Ballroom Foyer)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Emerging trends of infections in organ transplantation. - Atul Humar*
   
10:30 - 11:00 Indirect Effects of Viral Infections in Transplantation. - Jay Fishman*
   
11:00 - 12:00 Discussion
   
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (Wedgwood Room)
Lunch (Empire Terrace)
   
PM Concurrent Sessions
  Empire Ballroom
Heart Session Moderator:  E. Rene Rodriguez*
   
1:00 - 1:30 The new working formulation of ISHLT. - Susan Stewart*
   
1:30 - 2:00 Definition antibody mediated rejection at ISHLT. - E. Rene Rodriguez*
   
2:00 - 2:30 The future role of pathologists in cardiac transplantation, can we meet the clinician's needs. - Randall Starling*
   
2:30 - 3:00 Refreshment Break (Empire Ballroom Foyer)
   
3:00 - 3:30 The complement system in antibody mediated rejection. - Wink Baldwin*
   
3:30 - 4:00 The complement regulatory proteins. - Gonzalo Gonzalez-Stawinski*
   
4:00- 5:00 Panel and Audience Discussion
   
  Jasper Room
Revisiting Clinical Practice Guidelines Moderator:  Kim Solez*
   
1:00 - 1:30 Six years since the Banff Clinical Practice Guidelines:  Practical reality comes crashing down on the pure thinking of Banff 1999. - Larry Hunsicker*
   
1:30 - 2:00 Discussion
   
2:00 - 2:30 Landing on the moon: New pathologic landscapes with lymphocyte depleting anti-rejection protocols.  - Kim Solez*
   
2:30 - 3:00 Refreshment Break (Empire Ballroom Foyer)
   
3:00 - 3:30 C4d Guidelines Including Method Standardization.  - Bob Colvin and Bernie Collins*
   
3:30 - 4:00 Discussion - Consensus Generation
   
4:00- 4:30 Peritubular capillary cell accumulation scoring.  - Ian Gibson*
   
7:30 - 10:00  Closing Banquet (Empire Ballroom)

Wednesday, 20 July 2005

7:30 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast (Empire Foyer)
   
AM Empire Ballroom
Pancreas Session Moderator:  Cinthia Drachenberg*
8:00 -8:30 am Current status of pancreas transplantation - A. Osama Gaber*
   
8:30 - 9:00 Islet cell transplantation, an update - James Shapiro*
   
9:00 - 9:15 Background on pancreas histological findings; University of Maryland experience - John C. Papadimitriou*
   
9:15 - 9:30 Subclinical rejection in pancreas allografts; University of Tennessee experience - Lillian Gaber*
   
9:30 - 9:45 Refreshment Break (Empire Ballroom Foyer)
   
9:45 - 10:00 Rejection in pancreas allografts, influence of various immunosuppressive protocols; University of Pittsburgh experience. - A. Jake Demetris*
   
10:00 - 10:15 Pancreas transplantation pathology; A European perspective. - Luděk Voska*
   
10:15 - 11:00 Schema for rejection diagnosis in pancreas allografts, a preliminary proposal based on consensus discussions - Cinthia Drachenberg*
   
11:00 - 12:00 Discussion
   
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (Wedgwood Room)
Lunch (Empire Terrace)
   
PM Empire Ballroom
Lung Session Moderators:  Dani S. Zander*
1:00 - 1:30 Role of HLA-specific antibodies in lung transplant rejection. - Adriana Zeevi*
   
1:30 - 2:00 Humoral immunity in the setting of lung transplantation. -  Cynthia Magro*
   
2:00 - 2:30 Pulmonary capillaritis in lung transplant recipients:  Significance and response to therapy. - Martin Zamora*
   
2:30 - 3:00 Refreshment Break (Empire Ballroom Foyer)
   
3:00 - 3:30 Effects of donor bone marrow transplantation upon lung transplantation outcome. - Si Pham*
   
3:30 - 4:00 Bone marrow-derived stem cell repopulation of transplanted and native lungs. -  Dani S. Zander*
   
4:00 - 5:00 Discussion

Thursday, 21 July 2005

7:30 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast (Empire Foyer)
   
AM Empire Ballroom
Liver Session Moderator:  A. Jake Demetris*
   
8:00 - 8:30 Welcome, Overview of meeting itinerary. - A. Jake Demetris*
   
8:30 - 9:15 Overlaps between Autoimmunity and alloimmunity and determination of causes of long-term liver allograft dysfunction.  - A. Jake Demetris*
   
9:15 - 10:00 Centrilobular hepatitis - possible pathogenic mechanisms.  - Andrew Clouston*
   
10:00 - 10:30 Refreshment Break (Empire Ballroom Foyer)
   
10:30 - 11:15 Auto-antibodies after liver transplantation:  Correlation with histopathologic findings.  Aurelio Sonzongi*
   
11:15 - 12:00 Progressive histological damage in liver allografts following paediatric liver transplantation.  -  Stefan Hubscher*
   
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (Wedgwood Room)
Lunch (Empire Terrace)
   
PM Empire Ballroom
Liver Session Moderator:  A. Jake Demetris*
   
1:00 - 4:00 Open Discussion of Consensus Document
   
2:30 - 3:00 Refreshment Break (Empire Ballroom Foyer)

Friday, 22 July 2005

AM Departure

 

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