Pancreas Transplantation

Introduction

History of pancreas transplantation
Raja Kandaswamy
United States
Bio
Pancreas transplant activity - IPTR Data
Angelika C. Gruessner
United States
Bio
Why do we need beta cell replacement when there is insulin?*
Pratik Choudhary
United Kingdom
Bio

Recipient Selection

Indications for Beta-cell Replacement in T1D*
Eelco de Koning
The Netherlands
Bio
Recipient selection/work-up for Islet or Pancreas transplantation*
Thierry Berney
Switzerland
Bio
Pancreas transplantation for Type 2 DM
Matthew Cooper
United States
Bio

Donor Issues

Donor selection for pancreas transplantation
Jon Odorico
United States
Bio
Pancreas transplantation from DCD donors
Peter Friend
United Kingdom
Bio
Introduction to Pancreas and Islets allocation models*
Silke Niederhaus
United States
Bio

Peri-operative issues

Donor surgery for pancreas and islet transplantation*
Ty Dunn
United States
Bio
Back table preparation
Paulo Martins
United States
Bio
Recipient surgery
Ugo Boggi
Italy
Bio
Laparoscopy and robotics in live and deceased donor pancreas tx
Jose Oberholzer
United States
Bio
Surgical complications after pancreas transplantation
Alan Farney
United States
Bio
Peri-operative management of pancreas transplantation
Fabio Vistoli
Italy
Bio
Graft pancreatectomy and pancreas re-transplantation
Jonathan Fridell
United States
Bio

Immunological aspects and long-term follow-up

Immunosuppression protocols in pancreas transplantation
Dixon Kaufman
United States
Bio
Medium and long-term monitoring after pancreas transplantation
Rainer Gruessner
United States
Bio
Technique of Pancreatic biopsies and Diagnosis of Pancreas Rejection
Pablo Uva
Argentina
Bio
Interpretation of pancreas graft biopsies
Cinthia Drachenberg
United States
Bio
Treatment of pancreas rejection
Fahad Aziz
United States
Bio

Outcomes

Definition of allograft graft function and failure in pancreas and islet transplantation*
Michael Rickels
United States
Bio
Outcome measures of immunologic mechanisms*
Peter Stock
United States
Bio
Long term outcomes of pancreas transplantation
Osama Gaber
United States
Bio
Recurrence of autoimmunity in pancreas transplantation
George W. Burke III
United States
Bio
Impact of pancreas transplantation on secondary complications of DM
Jeremy Chapman
Australia
Bio

Other Beta-cell replacement strategies*

Artificial pancreas and closed loop derivery systems
Yogish Kudva
United States
Bio
Stem cells as a source of insulin producing cells
Tim Kieffer
Canada
Bio
Gene Therapy
Hans Sollinger
United Kingdom
Bio
Islet immunoisolation
Barbara Ludwig
Germany
Bio
Islet Xenotransplantation
Phil O'Connell
Australia
Bio

What does the future hold*

Early Immune Intervention for Beta-cell Preservation in Type 1 Diabetes
Bart Keymeulen
Belgium
Bio

* This talk/session is included in both curriculum.