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11th Banff Conference on Allograft Pathology
June 6-10, 2011
Paris - Enghien-les-Bains, France




Conference Organizing Committee

Co Directors

Kim Solez
Lorraine Racusen

Local Organizer

Denis Glotz

Conference Coordinators

Akshatha Raghuveer
Victoria (Tori) Sheldon

Program Committee

Banu Sis
Michael Mengel
Lorraine Racusen
Mark Haas
Jake Demetris
Cinthia Drachenberg
Carol Farver
Denis Glotz
Rene Rodriguez
Willliam Wallace
Linda Cendales





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The objectives of this conference are:

*       to review classifications for kidney, liver, heart, lung, and pancreas allograft pathology.
*       to discuss management of the sensitized patient and the concept of C4d- negative antibody-mediated       rejection.
*       to discuss genomics/proteomics approaches to rejection diagnosis, looking for light microscopic markers which correlate with genomics parameters, and vice versa
*       to discuss the possible primacy of epithelial damage and the concept of epithelial mesenchymal transformation.
*       to discuss significance of isolated intimal arteritis.
*       to explore scoring and significance of glomerulitis.
*    to explore means of scoring and assessing polyoma virus infection.
*       to discuss the role and assessment of protocol biopsies.
*       to discuss the role of digital imaging in transplant pathology
*       to discuss formation of new working groups for future questions.


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