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ASTS 15th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium, Transplant: The Ultimate Team Sport
January 15–18, 2015
Loews Miami Beach Hotel

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Friday, January 16, 2015

Transplant: The Ultimate Team Sport

Moderators:
Jean C. Emond, MD
Columbia University and the NY Presbyterian Hospital

Michael J. Englesbe, MD
University of Michigan

12:00–12:05 p.m.
Welcome & MOC Overview
Matthew H. Levine, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
12:05–12:20 p.m.
Overview—Transplant: The Ultimate Team Sport
Jean C. Emond, MD
Columbia University and the NY Presbyterian Hospital
12:20–12:35 p.m. Ologist: Partner or Referring Doc?
Robert Brown, MD, MPH
Columbia University

12:35–12:50 p.m.
Who Is NOT on Your Team
John P. Roberts, MD
University of California, San Francisco
12:50–1:05 p.m. Creating the Home Field Advantage—Teamwork in the OR
Marwan S. Abouljoud, MD, FACS
Henry Ford Health System
1:05–1:20 p.m. Managing the Away Game: OPO
Michael J. Goldstein, MD
Miami Transplant Institute, University of Miami
1:20–1:35 p.m. MVPs: ATPs
Georgeine Smith, MS, MHS, PA-C
University of Pennsylvania
1:35–1:50 p.m. View from the Owners Box
Alan N. Langnas, DO
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Session: Team Science

Moderators:
Sandy Feng, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco

Parsia Vagefi, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

2:00–2:15 p.m.
Overview—Team Science
Carlos O. Esquivel, MD, PhD
Stanford School of Medicine
2:15–2:30 p.m. Multi-Institutional All Star Teams
Sandy Feng, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
2:30–2:45 p.m. The Box Score in Outcomes Research: The Ultimate Team
Daniela P. Ladner, MD, MPH
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
2:45–3:00 p.m. The Basic Science Grand Slam
Satish N. Nadig, MD, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina

Hume Lecture

3:00–3:10 p.m. Hume Lecture Introduction
Thomas G. Peters, MD
University of Florida

3:10–3:30 p.m. Hume Lecture
Jimmy Light, MD
Washington Hospital Center

 

3:30–3:30 p.m. Recognition Award Presentation
Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco

Saturday, January 17, 2015


7:30–8:15 a.m. Challenging Case Presentation with Panel: Liver/HPB/General Surgery Cases
Moderator:
Parsia A. Vagefi, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Panel:
Paul D. Greig, MD
Steve I. Hanish, MD, FACS
Charles M. Miller, MD
8:15–9:00 a.m. Challenging Case Presentation with Panel: Kidney/Pancreas Cases
Moderator:
Derek E. Moore, MD, MPH
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Panel:
Alexander T. Maskin, MD
Marc L. Melcher, MD, PhD
Lloyd Ratner, MD, MPH


Training the Team

Moderators:
Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
Wendy J. Grant, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center

9:15–9:30 a.m.
Market Analysis & Fellow Disposition
Michael J. Englesbe, MD
University of Michigan 
9:30–9:45 a.m. What Do Fellows Do?
Ryutaro Hirose, MD
University of California, San Francisco 
9:45–10:00 a.m. Financial Implications of Fewer Fellows
MB Majella Doyle, MD, MBA
Washington University School of Medicine
10:00–10:15 a.m. Training the World
Kim M. Olthoff, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
10:15–10:30 a.m. Running Large without Fellows
Robert W. Osorio, MD, FACS
California Pacific Medical Center
10:30–11:00 a.m. Shot Clock Debate
Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
Wendy J. Grant, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
11:00–11:15 a.m. Last Word: How Is ASTS Going to Fix This Problem?!
Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
Wendy J. Grant, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
11:15–11:45 a.m. ASTS Presidential Address
Peter G. Stock, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco

Oral Abstract Session
Moderators:
Mark D. Stegall, MD
Alp Sener, MD, PhD

11:45–11:58 a.m. Hypothermic Machine Preservation Reduces Inflammatory, Hypoxic, and Apoptotic Injuries in Human Liver Transplantation
James V. Guarrera, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
11:58 a.m.–12:10 p.m. Targeted Nanotherapy Dampens Antigen Presentation and Inflammation by Human Endothelial Cells
Satish N. Nadig, MD, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina
12:10–12:22 p.m. Tocilizumab (Anti-IL-6 Receptor Antibody) and Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) in Difficult to Desensitize Patients: Phase I/II Trial
Irene Kim, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
12:22–12:34 p.m. HDAC2 Gene Deletion Protects from Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury and Is Intrinsic to Renal Tissue
David A. Aufhouser Jr., MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
12:34–12:46 p.m.

Discarded Human Pancreas as Source of ECM Scaffold for a New Generation Bio-Artificial Endocrine Pancreas
Andrea Peloso, MD
IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Video Abstract Session

Moderators:
James J. Pomposelli, MD, PhD, FACS
Lahey Clinic

Benjamin Samstein
University Presbyterian

8:00–8:10 a.m. Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
Nitin Katariya, MD, Erik Castle, MD, and Haida Abdul-Muhsin, MD
Mayo Clinic
8:10 – 8:20 a.m.
Pediatric Liver Transplant—Living Donor Left Lateral Segment
Anand Ghanekar, MD, PhD
University of Toronto
8:20 – 8:30 a.m. Situs Inversus Liver Graft Used for Liver Transplantation
James J. Pomposelli, MD, PhD, FACS
Lahey Clinic
8:30 – 8:40 a.m. Robot-Assisted Bilateral Nephrectomies in a Patient with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
Manoj K. Maloo, MD, MBBS
Temple University School of Medicine
8:40 – 8:50 a.m. A Laparoscopic Approach to Pancreatectomy & Islet Cell Autotransplant
Ty B. Dunn, MD
University of Minnesota
8:50 – 9:00 a.m. First Human Heart & Lung Transplant from Dr. James Hardy
Earl T. Truman, MD
University of Mississippi


Oral Abstract Session II

Moderators:
Mitchell L. Henry, MD
Matthew H. Levine, MD, PhD

9:00–9:12 a.m. Eliminating the Significant Regional Variation in Donor Conversion Rates Provides the Most Significant Reduction to Waitlist Mortality
Richard Gilroy, MD
University of Kansas Medical Center
9:12–9:24 a.m. The Impact of State Policies on Organ Donation and Transplantation in the United States
Jason R. Wellen, MD, MBA
Washington University School of Medicine
9:24–9:36 a.m. Structural Clustering with Clinical Correlates in Long-term Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients with Normal Liver Tests: A Prospective Multi-center Study
Sandy Feng, MD, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
9:36–9:48 a.m. Quantifying the Survival Benefit of HLA-Incompatible Live Donor Kidney Transplantation: A Multi-Center Study
Babak J. Orandi, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
9:48–10:00 a.m. Share-35: Results from the first year
Allan Massie, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
10:00–10:12 a.m. National Financial Impact of Broader Liver Sharing: The OPO Experience with Share 35
Marlon F. Levy, MD, FACS
Baylor Simmons Transplant Institute
10:12–10:24 a.m. Landscape of Deceased Donors Labeled “Increased Infectious Risk” under New CDC/PHS Guidelines
Lauren M. Kucirka, Sc.M.
Johns Hopkins University


Rumble in the Miami Jungle: Debates with ARS Audience Vote

Overall Moderator:
Michael J. Englesbe, MD
University of Michigan

10:24 a.m. – 12:45 p.m

Liver & Kidney
Moderator: James D. Eason, MD, University of Tennessee/Methodist University Transplant Institute
We Should Do Less
: Abraham Shaked, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
We Should Do No Less:
Michael M. Abecassis, MD, MBA, Northwestern University

Share 35
Moderator: David C. Mulligan, MD, FACS, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Pro:
Steve I. Hanish, MD, FACS, University of Maryland Medical Center
Con:
Igal Kam, MD, University of Colorado

Money in Organ Donation
Moderator: Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Pro:
Arthur J. Matas, MD, University of Minnesota
Con:
John J. Fung, MD, PhD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Innovation vs. Quality Benchmarking—What Is Better for Society?
Moderator: David A. Axelrod, MD, MBA, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Pro:
Robert M. Merion, MD, University of Michigan and Arbor Research Collaborative for Health
Con
: Lloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPH, Columbia University