Basic/Clinical Science Session

Update on Clinical Trials in Transplantation Tolerance

November 07, 2019 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Location: 151, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Session Description

This session provides a review of several ongoing trials designed to induce tolerance in transplant recipients.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Discuss current approaches to inducing transplantation tolerance
  • Describe the biomarkers used to identify tolerance in the organ transplant setting

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Transplantation/Immunology


  • Sindhu Chandran, MD
  • Alexander C. Wiseman, MD


  • Biomarkers to Measure Tolerance
    02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
    Kenneth A. Newell, MD, PhD
  • Inducing Mixed Chimerism for Allograft Tolerance
    02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Samuel Strober, MD
  • Using T Regulatory Cell Therapy for Transplant Tolerance
    03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Qizhi Tang, PhD
  • Senescence and Exhaustion as Markers of Tolerance
    03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
    Marie-Josee Hebert, MD