Category: Organ transplantation

T.86 - Identification of the Donor-specific Regulatory T Cell Repertoire for Tracking in Human Transplant Recipients

Thursday, Jun 15
5:45 PM – 7:00 PM

Karl Berglund

Columbia Center for Translational Immunology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
New York, New York

Susan Dewolf

Columbia Center for Translational Immunology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
New York, New York

Saiping Lau

Columbia Center for Translational Immunology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
New York, New York

Aleksander Obradovic

Columbia Center for Translational Immunology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
New York, New York

Yufeng Shen

Columbia University
New York, New York

Brittany Shonts

Columbia Center for Translational Immunology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
New York, New York

Megan Sykes

Columbia Center for Translational Immunology, Columbia University
New York, New York

Laurence A. Turka

Professor
Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School
charlestown, Massachusetts

Dr. Turka received his MD degree from the Yale University School of Medicine, and trained in Internal Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Turka was a renal fellow at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where his research fellowship was conducted in Dr. Charles B. Carpenter’s laboratory. In 2009 Dr. Turka came to Boston and is currently located at the Massachusetts General Hospital, where he is Co-Director of the Center for Transplantation Sciences, and the Harold and Ellen Danser Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Turka has been continuously funded by the NIH for the past 25 years, and has also received funding from the American Heart Association, the National Kidney Foundation, and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International. He received the Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Nephrology in 1996, and from the American Society of Transplantation in 1998. He is a former President of the American Society of Transplantation and recipient of their Excellence in Mentoring Award. He has served as a permanent member of the SAT study section, and Chair of the NIAID Board of Scientific Counselors. He is a former section editor of The Journal of Immunology, past associate editor of The American Journal of Transplantation, and Editor in Chief of The Journal of Clinical Investigation. He currently serves as Deputy Director of the Immune Tolerance Network. He was elected to membership in the American Society for Clinical Investigation in 1995, and the Association of American Physicians in 2003.

Julien Zuber

Columbia Center for Translational Immunology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
New York, New York

Thomas M. Savage

Columbia Center for Translational Immunology, Columbia University
New York, New York