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2015 - IPITA-IXA-CTS (Melbourne)

Mini-Orals: Clinical Pancreas and Islet Transplantation
16 November 2015  /  07:00 - 08:00

Pancreas Transplantation Induction with Rabbit Antithymocyte Globulin +/- Rituximab and Early Steroid Withdrawal: Experience with >500 Recipients.

Presenter: Jonathan Fridell, Indianapolis, United States

The Assessment of Ex-Vivo Human Pancreata Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Presenter: Hussein Khambalia, Manchester, United Kingdom

Can post-transplant C-Peptide be used as an indicator of pancreas graft failure?

Presenter: Jonathan Fridell, Indianapolis, United States

Pancreata from pediatric donors restore insulin independence in adult type 1 diabetic recipients

Presenter: Paola Maffi, , Italy

Severe lower limb epidermal nerve fiber loss in diabetic neuropathy is not reversed by long-term normoglycemia following simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation

Presenter: Frantisek Saudek, Praha 4, Czech Republic

Ocular Color Doppler Ultrasound (OCDUS) assessment of blood flow velocities changes in central retinal artery (CRA) and vein (CRV) after islet transplantation in type 1 diabetic patients: correlation with graft function in a long term study.

Presenter: Paola Maffi, , Italy

Successful Islet Outcomes Using Australia Wide Donors: A National Centre Experience

Presenter: Wayne Hawthorne, Westmead, Australia

Clinical islet allograft transplantation via mini-laparotomy: the benefit of ultrasound guided transversus abdominis plane (TAP)

Presenter: Casey Yang, Woodbury, United States

Cholestatic Liver Injury after Biliary Reconstruction Impairs Transplanted Islet Viability and Function due to Oxidative Stress

Presenter: Naoaki Sakata, Sendai, Japan

Circulating miroRNA 375 levels before islet autotransplantation inversely correlated with post-digestion islet yield

Presenter: Morihito Takita, Dallas, United States

Mini-Orals: Experimental islet transplantation
17 November 2015  /  07:00 - 08:00

Newport Green for islet-specific viability assay by semi-automated method

Presenter: Hirotake Komatsu , Duarte, United States

Development of a microfluidic-based array for large-scale ordering, high-throughput screen and high resolution imaging of islets

Presenter: Yong Wang, Chciago, United States

Glutamine plays an essential role in the functional and structural integrity of isolated human islets

Presenter: Guo Huang, London, United Kingdom

High human islet yield with recombinant class I (rC1) and class II (rC2) collagenases in combination with BP-Protease: Efficacy of a low dose of an animal-free enzyme mixture on human pancreas digestion

Presenter: Michael Hughes, Louisville, United States

Glial Cell-derived Neurotrophic Factor protects human islets from apoptosis induced by serum starvation and endoplasmic reticulum stress through PI3K/AKT signaling pathway

Presenter: Shadab Abadpour, Oslo, Norway

How about Heparin-Pegylated islets in Allo-Islet Transplantation in Cynomolgus Monkeys

Presenter: Hyojun Park, Seoul , Korea

Islet Isolation and Transplantation: where are we now and where are we going?
15 November 2015  /  13:00 - 16:15

Which donor and isolation factors predict successful islet isolations and successful islet transplant outcomes?

Presenter: Balamurugan Appakalai, Louisville, United States

What lessons can we learn from islet autotransplantation?

Presenter: Melena Bellin, Minneapolis, United States

Reimbursement and Commissioning of Islet Transplantation – where are we now?

Presenter: Bernhard Hering, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

What are the quantum leaps required to make islet transplantation a routine procedure for type 1 diabetes mellitus?

Presenter: Camillo Ricordi , Miami, United States