Date : Thursday October 1st, 2015
Time : 7:15 - 8:15 am
Location : Room 204/205, Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Drive
Fee : This event is open and free to all participants attending ASHI 2015 (Doctors, Scientists, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Coordinators, Technicians, etc.)

Overview :

The TTS Women in Transplantation initiative has been set up to provide support and guidance to future generations of transplant professionals. Our Networking Events are an interesting and unique opportunity for women to make contact with others in the same field.


"The Challenges of Translational Research in Transplantation"

 

Guest Speaker: Hollenbach

JILL A. HOLLENBACH, PhD, M.P.H

Jill Hollenbach is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at UC San Francisco. She was raised in California and completed her undergraduate studies in Physiology and Masters degree in Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley.

Guest Speaker: Kathryn Tinckam

KATHRYN TINCKAM, MD, MMSc, FRCPC

Dr. Kathryn Tinckam is a transplant nephrologist at the University Health Network in Toronto, Canada, and Co-Director of the HLA Laboratory. She is also Medical Advisor - Transplantation for Canadian Blood Services, responsible for interprovincial listing and allocation and the Canadian Transplant Registry.

Guest Speaker: zachary

ANDREA A. ZACHARY, PhD, D.ABHI

Dr. Zachary has spent 46 years in histocompatibility, Immunogenetics, and transplantation immunology.  She participated in the development of a desensitization program at Johns Hopkins to enable transplantation of patients with antibodies to their donor HLA antigens. Dr. Zachary is a charter member and a past-President of ASHI.

Guest Speaker: Elaine-Reed-20150922

ELAINE REED, PhD

Dr. Elaine F. Reed is Professor of Pathology at the University of California, Los Angeles and Director of the UCLA Immunogenetics Center.  She directs the research and clinical activities of the UCLA Immunogenetics Center and serves as Vice Chair of Research Services for the Department of Pathology