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Kidney Week

Kidney Transplantation

Kidney Transplantation - I. Transplant Immunology and Immunosuppression

November 05, 2019 | 07:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Location: Ballroom B, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Session Description

Early Program "Kidney Transplantation"

In cooperation with the American Society of Transplantation.


  • Continental Breakfast and Check-in
    07:00 AM - 08:00 AM
  • Basic Immunobiology of Transplantation for the Clinician
    08:00 AM - 08:30 AM
    Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD, FASN 
  • Immunological Assessment and Human Leukocyte Antigen and Epitope Matching
    08:30 AM - 09:00 AM
    Douglas J. Norman, MD 
  • Immunosuppressive Regimens and Outcomes
    09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
    Alexander C. Wiseman, MD
  • Real-Life Cases and Questions and Answers
    09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD, FASN
    Douglas J. Norman, MD
    Alexander C. Wiseman, MD
  • Break
    10:00 AM - 10:15 AM