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Kidney Week

Kidney Transplantation

Kidney Transplantation - VII. Challenges in Transplantation

November 06, 2019 | 03:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Location: Ballroom B, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Session Description

Early Program "Kidney Transplantation"

In cooperation with the American Society of Transplantation.


  • Test Your Knowledge
    03:30 PM - 03:45 PM
    Fuad S. Shihab, MD, FASN
  • Monitoring of the Allograft, Subclinical Rejections, Protocol Biopsies, Donor-Specific Antibodies, and Novel Biomarkers
    03:45 PM - 04:15 PM
    John J. Friedewald, MD, FASN 
  • Pharmacology of Immunosuppressive Agents, Drug-Drug Interactions, Side Effects, and Nonadherence
    04:15 PM - 04:45 PM
    Rita R. Alloway, PharmD
  • The Future of Transplantation: Xenografts, Cell Therapies, and Tissue Engineering
    04:45 PM - 05:15 PM
    Roy D. Bloom, MD 
  • Real-Life Cases and Questions and Answers
    05:15 PM - 06:00 PM
    John J. Friedewald, MD, FASN
    Rita R. Alloway, PharmD
    Roy D. Bloom, MD