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Friday, January 24

Meeting the Challenges of Innovation

Overview: Meeting the Challenges of Innovation
David C. Mulligan, MD
Yale University

Hume Lecture Introduction
Thomas G. Peters, MD

David Hume Lecture
Arnold Diethelm, MD
Professor Emeritus
University of Alabama, Birmingham

Innovating in the Operating Room: Stories of Innovation
Lloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPH
Columbia University

Jean C. Emond, MD
Columbia University and the New York Presbyterian Hospital

Clyde F. Barker, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Linda C. Cendales, MD
Emory University

Andreas Tzakis, MD, PhD
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Innovation Outside the Operating Room

Drug Development
Thomas C. Pearson, MD, PhD
Emory University

Device Development
James V. Guarrera, MD, FACS
Columbia University Medical Center

Research Development
Robert M. Merion, MD, FACS
University of Michigan Medical Center

Threats to Innovation

Financial Threats to Innovation
Michael M. Abecassis, MD, MBA
Northwestern University

Regulatory Threats to Innovation
Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University

Training Threats to Innovation
Abhinav Humar, MD
Thomas E. Starzl Transplant Institute

Innovation at the Crossroads: Panel Discussion

Panel:

Michael M. Abecassis, MD, MBA
Northwestern University

Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University

Abhinav Humar, MD
Thomas E. Starzl Transplant Institute

Saturday, January 25

Challenging Case Presentation & Panels

Liver/HPB/General Surgery Cases
Moderator:

Steve I. Hanish, MD
University of Maryland

Panel:
MB Majella Doyle, MD, MBA

Julie K. Heimbach, MD

Charles M. Miller, MD

Kidney/Pancreas Cases
Moderator:
Alexander T. Maskin, MD
University of Nebraska

Panel:
Jonathan A. Fridell, MD, FACS

Michael J. Goldstein, MD

Dixon Kaufman, MD, PhD

Mentorship, Vanguard, and Advanced Transplant Provider Recognition Award Ceremony

Alan N. Langnas, DO
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Presidential Address

Alan N. Langnas, DO
University of Nebraska Medical Center

TED Format

Donor Management
Peter I. Abt, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Math
Sommer E. Gentry, PhD
United States Naval Academy

Development/Institution
Carlos O. Esquivel, MD, PhD
Stanford School of Medicine

Science
Jonathan S. Bromberg, MD, PhD
University of Maryland

Legislative
Gregory J. McKenna, MD
Baylor University Medical Center

Pipeline
Jacqueline Garonzik-Wang, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University

Oral Abstract Session I

Hospital Characteristics Associated with High Costs in Kidney Transplantation
Amit K. Mathur, MD, MS
University of Michigan

Tissue Engineered Human Liver Grafts
Basak E. Uygun, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Towards Targeted Drug Delivery in Transplantation: Use of Immunosuppressant Nanoparticle Therapy
Satish N. Nadig, MD, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina

The Survival Benefit of 25 Years of Solid Organ Transplantation in the United States
Abbas Rana, MD
University of Arizona

Induction of CD39 and CD73 During Human Liver Transplantation Correlates to Ischemic Liver Injury in Knockout Mice
Michael Zimmerman, MD
University of Colorado

Effect of HCV Co-infection in Kidney Transplant Recipients with HIV
Yu Xia, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center

Thrombolytic Protocol Minimizes Ischemic-Type Biliary Complications in Liver Transplantation from Donation-After-Cardiac Death Donors
John B. Seal, MD
University of Toronto

Sunday, January 26

Video Abstract Session

Laparoscopic Left Hepatectomy for Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation
Benjamin Samstein, MD
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center

cEMS and Esophageal Exclusion Technique for Esophageal Leak in Patient with Cirrhosis
Stephanie Yi, MD, MS
The Methodist Hospital – Houston

Kidney Bioscaffold Transplantation on Rat Model
Andrea Peloso, MD
University of Pavia, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Technical Considerations in Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
Amit K. Mathur, MD, MS
University of Michigan

Utility of Google Glass in Operating Room to Record, Upload & Teach
Steve Bokshan, MD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis

Living Donor Hepatectomy: Right Posterior Hepatectomy
John B. Seal, MD
University of Toronto             

Young Innovators

Tissue Engineering
Jason A. Wertheim, MD, PhD
Northwestern University

Ischemia
Matthew H. Levine, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

Xeno Transplant
Parsia A. Vagefi, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Donation after Cardiac Death
Anton I. Skaro, MD, PhD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

HIV+ Organ Donors
Brian Boyarsky, MS
Johns Hopkins University

Kidney Pre-Treatment
Alp Sener, MD, PhD
University of Western Ontario

Oral Abstract Session II

Risk of End Stage Renal Disease Attributable to Live Kidney Donation
Abimerek D. Muzaale, MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins University

Hypothermic Machine Preservation for Liver Transplantation Improves Efficiency: Cost Analysis of the Phase 1 Trial 
Yael J. Coppleson, MPH
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center

Co-Culture Promotes Differentiation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells into Functional Hepatocyte-Like Cells
Rajesh Ramanathan, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

Quantifying the Risk of Incompatible Kidney Transplantation: A Multi-Center Study
Babak J. Orandi, MD, MSc
Johns Hopkins University

Clinical Transplantation of Tissue-Engineered Veinscaffolds from Allogeneic Donors
Michael Olausson, MD, PhD
Sahlgrenska Academy

Return on Investment of Financial Assistance for Living Donors: Analysis of 3639 National Living Donor Assistance Center Program Participants
Amit K. Mathur, MD, MS
University of Michigan

Longitudinal Health-Related Quality of Life, Pain, and Activity in Kidney Donors
Leigh Anne Dageforde, MD, MPH
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Top 10 – AJT 2013!

Basic Science Top 10 AJT Papers of 2013
James F. Markmann, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Clinical Science Top 10 AJT Papers of 2013
Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University

Around the Horn: Train Great – Less Fellows?

Wendy J. Grant, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Felicitas Koller, MD
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Charles M. Miller, MD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Ryutaro Hirose, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Susan L. Orloff, MD, FACS
Oregon Health & Science University

Abraham Shaked, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

Karim J. Halazun, MD
Emory University