28th International Congress of The Transplantation Society 2020

The Transplantation Society (TTS) opened its 28th International Congress virtually on Sept. 13.
TTS opened its virtual congress Sept. 13.
TTS opened its virtual congress Sept. 13.
MONTREAL - Sept. 13, 2020 - PRLog -- The Transplantation Society (TTS) will be holding its 28th International Congress virtually from Sept. 13 until Sept. 16, 2020. Lectures will cover an array of transplantation-focused topics, including the newest developments in transplantation science, clinical practices and improving patient outcomes, as well as a COVID-19 Symposium. The event will offer more than 100 educational hours and 250 presentations covering all subspecialties in transplantation.

TTS 2020 Plenary Program

Sept. 12, 2020 – Improving Patient Outcomes - Organ Donation

  • Welcome from the Congress Chair and TTS President | Prof. Mehmet A. Haberal
  • Presidential Address | Prof. Mehmet A. Haberal
  • Presentation of the Medawar Prize, Thomas Starzl Innovation Award, TTS Recognition Awards, WIT Women Leaders Awards
Sept. 13, 2020 – Barriers to Access for Transplantation
  • Global access to transplant | Beatriz Domínguez-Gil
  • Gender equality in transplantation – why are donors predominantly women and recipients men? | Vivek Kute
  • The Burden of CKD in China: Implications for the global treatment of end stage kidney disease | Luxia Zhang
Sept. 14, 2020 – Disruptive Technologies in Transplantation
  • Quantum computing-application to medicine/transplant | Shohini Ghose
  • Precision Medicine in Cancer-Applications to Transplantation | Alan Ashworth
  • Reducing risk in drug development through precompetitive collaboration | Inish O'Doherty
Sept. 15, 2020 – New Approaches to Taming T-Cells in Transplantation
  • Role of microbiome in transplantation | Charles MacKay
  • Developing Human Islet Organoids that Evade Rejection | Ronald M. Evans
  • The impact of the Complosome in T cell immunity: How to use to tame the immune response | Claudia Kemper
"We are excited at the prospect of bringing the 28thInternational Congress of The Transplantation Society, as a virtual, innovative congress that accommodates all time zones worldwide with a strong scientific program along with the COVID-19 Symposium," says Prof. Mehmet A. Haberal, Congress Chair and TTS President.

The final detailed program is available at tts2020.org/program

About the virtual congress: TTS will be running three five-hour blocks of programming every day to make sure all participants have access to programming in their time zone.

About The Transplantation Society: Established in 1966, The Transplantation Society is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), which serves as the international forum for the world-wide advancement and development of both the science and clinical practice of organ transplantation.

MEDIA NOTE: For assistance setting up interviews with TTS Experts, contact Jean-Pierre Mongeau at jp.mongeau@tts.org. For general information about the TTS 2020 Virtual Congress, including the press room, visit www.tts2020.org


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The Transplantation Society

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