2016 Winter Symposium:  Limited Supply, Increasing Demand: Expanding Organ Donation

ASTS 16th Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium
January 14–17, 2016
Loews Miami Beach Hotel

Friday, January 15, 2016

8:00–11:00 a.m. Advanced Transplant Provider Session
8:00–11:00 a.m. Business Practice Seminar and Legislative Update
12:00–12:05 p.m. Welcome and MOC/CME Overview
Michael Englesbe, MD
University of Michigan
Matthew Levine, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
12:05–12:30 p.m. The Big Picture
Elizabeth Pomfret, MD, PhD
Lahey Clinic
12:30–12:45 p.m. Money Ball: Investing in Organ Donation
Alan Langnas, DO
University of Nebraska Medical Center
12:45–1:00 p.m. Up: Expanding Live Donation by Understanding the Risk
Dorry Segev, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins
1:00–1:15 p.m. Fast and Furious: Donor Safety
Daniela Ladner, MD, MPH
Northwestern University
1:15–1:30 p.m. Apollo 13: A2All: Lessons Not Learned
Jean Emond, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
1:30–2:00 p.m. David Hume Lecture
James Burdick, MD
Johns Hopkins University
2:15–3:45 p.m. Trainee Mini-Oral Abstract Session
Impact of Delayed Graft Function Varies by Demographic and Clinical Characteristics in Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation
Caiyun Liao, MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins
2:15 - 2:25 PM

Frailty Among Females Accounts for Higher Post-Transplant Costs and Length of Stay
David Cron, BS
University of Michigan
2:25 - 2:35 PM

Academic Vs. Clinical Productivity Of Elite US Transplant Surgeons: Who Publishes More And Who Operates More?
Carlo Maria Rosati, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
2:35 - 2:45 PM

Induction Immunosuppression and Clinical Outcomes in HIV-Infected Kidney Transplant Recipients
Lauren Kucirka, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
2:45 - 2:55 PM

NK1.1+ Cells May Play A Role in B Cell-Dependent Transplant Tolerance
Hany Deirawan, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
2:55 - 3:05 PM

Single-Slice Analytic Morphomics Improves Empiric Risk Assessment of Liver Transplant Patients 
Ali Hammoud
University of Michigan
3:05 - 3:15 PM

Survival Benefit and Utilization of DCD Kidneys across the Spectrum of Organ Quality
Xun Luo, MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins University
3:15 - 3:25 PM

The Donor Application: Utilizing Social Media to Identify Potential Live Donors 
Komal Kumar, MPH
Johns Hopkins University
3:25 - 3:35 PM

Matching Priority for Difficult-to-Match KPD Pairs
Wenhao Liu, PhD
Stanford University Medical Center
3:35 - 3:45 PM
3:45–5:00 p.m. The Proposal: Finding Donors
Charles Miller, MD
Alex Maskin, MD

Jim Rodrigue, PhD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Betsy King, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Juan Caicedo, MD
Northwestern University
Marlon Levy, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Betsy Walsh, JD, MPH
OPTN/UNOS President

Saturday, January 16, 2016

8:00–8:15 a.m. Pump Fiction or Pump Fact?
Cristiano Quintini, MD
Cleveland Clinic
8:15–8:30 a.m. The Producers: UNOS Strategic Plan for Increasing Organ Donation
Betsy Walsh, JD, MPH
OPTN/UNOS President
8:30–8:45 a.m. The Return of the Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman: Developing Bioartificial Tissues and Organs
Jason Wertheim, MD, PhD
Northwestern University
8:45–10:15 a.m. Oral Abstract Session I
Immunosuppressive Nano-Therapeutic Micelles Downregulate Endothelial Cell Inflammation and Immunogenicity
Satish Nadig, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
8:45 - 8:55 AM

Optimization and Critical Evaluation of Decellularization Strategies to Develop Renal Extracellular Matrix Scaffolds as Biological Templates for Organ Engineering and Transplantation 
Jason Wertheim, MD, PhD
Northwestern University
8:55 - 9:05 AM

Bioengineered Immunotherapeutic Nanoparticles Prevent Transplant Vasculopathy In Vivo
Satish Nadig, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
9:05 - 9:15 AM

Trends in Liver Transplant Rates and Waitlist Survival 
Mary Bowring, MPH
Johns Hopkins University
9:15 AM - 9:25 AM

Skipping Comparable Local Waitlist Candidates Under Share-35
Eric Chow, MSc
Johns Hopkins University
9:25 - 9:35 AM

Early Changes in Deceased Donor Kidney Distribution Following Implementation of the Kidney Allocation System (KAS) 
Allan Massie, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
9:35 - 9:45 AM

Immune Dysregulation and Rejection in HIV+ Kidney Transplant Recipients
Steven Wisel, MD
University of California, San Francisco
9:45 - 9:55 AM

SDF-CXCR4 Axis As A Potential Means of Increasing Engraftment of Pluripotent Stem Cell Derivatives into the Structurally Normal Liver 
Ming-Jim Yang, MD, MS
University of Florida
9:55 - 10:05 AM

Normothermic Ex Vivo Liver Perfusion (Nevlp) Using Steen Solution as Preservation Technique for Liver Transplantation- First Clinical Results
Markus Selzner, MD
Toronto General Hospital
10:05 - 10:15 AM
10:15–10:30 a.m. Recognition Award Presentation and Posters of Distinction Presentation
10:45–11:00 a.m. Lost in Translation: Cultural Based Intervention for Increasing Donation
Prabhakar Baliga, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
11:00–11:15 a.m.
Home Alone: Local Procurement Center 
MB Majella Doyle, MD, MBA
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
11:15–11:30 a.m. Donor Intervention Trials: A Space Odyssey
Peter Abt, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
11:30–11:45 a.m. Mission Possible: Improving OPO Performance
Charlie Alexander, RN, MSN, MBA, CPTC
The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland
11:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. House of Cards: Organ Donation—A View from Capitol Hill
David Reich, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital
12:00–12:30 p.m.
Presidential Address
Charlie Miller, MD
Cleveland Clinic
12:45–2:00 p.m. Transforming the Landscape of Organ Access and Transplantation: Surgeons General Perspectives

Sunday, January 17, 2016

8:00–9:30 a.m. Rescue Me: Video Case Discussion
James Pomposelli, MD, PhD
Lahey Clinic
9:30–10:30 a.m.
Oral Abstract Session II
Risk of ESRD Caused by Diabetes, Hypertension, and Glomerulonephritis in Live Kidney Donors 
Saad Anjum, BA
Johns Hopkins University
9:30 - 9:40 AM

Impact of Deceased Donor Allocation Changes on Outcomes among Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients
Christopher Ray, BA
University of Alabama at Birmingham
9:40 - 9:50 AM

Survival Benefit and Utilization of DCD Livers across the Spectrum of Organ Quality
Xun Luo, MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins University
9:50 - 10:00 AM

Trends in Waitlist Removal Due to Illness Severity: The Impact of CMS Policy
Natasha Dolgin, BA
University of Massachusetts Medical School
10:00 - 10:10 AM

Regional Comparison of Liver Donor Risk Indexes: Who is the Reference Donor?
Adam Bodzin, MD
University of Chicago
10:10 - 10:20 AM

Inhibition of Hedgehog Signaling with Vismodegib Significantly Improves Graft Function and Mortality Following Steatotic Liver Transplantation in Zucker Rats
Akshay Pratap, MBBS, MCh
University of Colorado School of Medicine
10:20 - 10:30 AM
10:45–11:00 a.m. Braveheart: Solution to Risk Aversion
Kenneth Andreoni, MD
University of Florida, Shands
11:00–11:15 a.m.
There Will Be Blood: Liver Fracking 
George Loss, MD, PhD
Ochsner Medical Center
11:15–11:30 a.m. You've Got Mail: Social Media
Andrew Cameron, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Organ Donation Audience Shark Tank