Transplantations - Ethics, Techniques, Immunology

66421 Homburg, Saarland, Deutschland

Transplantations - Ethics, Techniques, Immunology

Joint Meeting of Leopoldina and DOG

21.05.2020, 18:00 - 22.05.2020, 17:30
Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes UKS
This international symposium aims to bring together basic researchers and clinicians to discuss new developments for the therapeutic use of various types of transplantations. The focus will be on four major areas: Solid Organs, Highlights in Translation, Eye, Immunology/Ethics. The event features 15 high-profile speakers.
Fortbildungspunkte: 8


Max. Teilnehmer: unbegrenzt
Gebühren ab: gebührenfrei

Participation is free of charge.


Max. Teilnehmer: unbegrenzt
Gebühren ab: gebührenfrei

Participation is free of charge.

Diese Veranstaltung findet einmalig statt und bietet Fortbildungsmöglichkeiten für Fachärzte und Sonstige.
Veranstaltungsnummer: 32624
Gebühren ab: gebührenfrei
verfügbare Plätze: unbegrenzt
Sprache: Englisch
Vom Veranstalter gemeldetes Programm:

Thursday May 21st 2020

6pm Registration  
6:30pm Welcome Chair and Opening Lecture: Translationale Forschung in der Chirurgie und Transplantations-Medizin: Revolution, mühseliges Tagewerk oder illusionärer Flop Prof. Dr. Michael Menger, Homburg/Saar
7:30pm Welcome Party  


Friday May 22nd 2020


Brief Adress from Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Reith, Medical Director UKS and Prof. Dr. Jörg Hacker, President of Leopoldina

Chair: Prof. Dr. Markus Hoth
Solid Organs Chair: Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Schäfers
8:50am Robot-assisted, laparoscopic living donor kidney transplantation Prof. Dr. Michael Stöckle, Homburg/Saar
9:10am Liver transplantation in Germany: a critival view Prof. Dr. Hans J. Schlitt, Regensburg
9:40am Xenotransplantation: Fiction, vision or reality Prof. Dr. Christian Hagl, München
10:10am coffee break  
10:40am Uterus transplantation - where are we today? Prof. Dr. Niclas Kvarnström, Göteborg
11:10am Genetically tailored donor pigs for xenotransplantation - perspective of a biotechnologist Prof. Dr. Eckhard Wolf, München
11:40am Lunch  

In Translation

12:40pm Intestinal microbiome: transplantation and modulation Prof. Dr. Michael Böhm
1pm Human islet isolation, biobanking and distribution for research Prof. Dr. Patrick MacDonald, Edmonton
1:30pm Pancreatic islet transplantation in the anterior chamber of the eye to treat diabetes mellitus Prof. Dr. Per-Olof Berggren, Stockholm/Miami
2pm coffee break  
Eye Chair: Prof. Dr. Frank Schmitz
2:20pm Retinal cell therapy now and future Prof. Dr. Masayo Takahashi, Kobe
2:50pm Excimer and Femtosecond laser assisted corneal transplantation Prof. Dr. Berthold Seitz, Homburg/Saar
3:10pm Immune reactions after modern lamellar (DALK,DSAEK,DMEK) versus conventional penetrating corneal transplantation Prof. Dr. Claus Cursiefen, Köln
3:40pm Coffee break  
Immunology and Ethics Chair: Prof. Dr. Jens Rettig
4pm Risk assesment after solid organ transplantation: Immunomonitoring of infections and rejections Prof. Dr. Martina Sester, Homburg/Saar
4:20pm Perspectives of cell-based immune therapy in organ transplantation Prof. Edward K. Geissler PhD, Regensburg
4:50pm CAR T cell therapy in bone marrow transplantation Prof. Dr. Stephan Stilgenbauer, Homburg/Saar
5:10pm Tissue and organ transplantation - ethical and economical consiederations in different health systems Prof. Dr. Rudolf Guthoff, Rostock


Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes UKS
CIPMM Building 48
Kirrberger Str. 100
66421 Homburg, Deutschland
Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes UKS

Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes UKS
Klinik für Augenheilkunde
Kirrberger Str. 100
DE - 66421 Homburg
Tel.: +49 ( 0)6841/16 22302
Fax: +49 (0)6841 162 2400


Please register until April 15, 2020

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