Sponsored Learning

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

3:00-3:45 PM CT
West/Midway Ballroom

New therapeutic approaches: Modifying Tacrolimus related Toxicity after Transplantation





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  • Review tacrolimus related side effects such as:
    • chronic kidney disease (CKD)
    • new-onset diabetes after transplantation (NODAT)
    • new-onset hypertension
  • Present recently published randomized controlled data from the Netherlands demonstrating a reduction in CKD.

Speaker: Dr. Ian Alwayn

Ian Alwayn is Professor of Surgery, Head of the Department of Transplant Surgery and Chair of the LUMC Transplant Center in Leiden, the Netherlands.

This is an unaccredited session, sponsored by Paladin Laboratories.


Thursday, October 19, 2023


12:20-1:00 PM CT
West/Midway Ballroom

The Path Forward for Viral Vaccines in Transplantation





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  • To discuss active and passive immunization strategies for COVID-19
  • To learn the indications for vaccination against Shingles and RSV for transplant recipients

Speaker: Dr. Deepali Kumar

Dr. Deepali Kumar is Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She is attending physician in the Ajmera Transplant Centre, Transplant Infectious Diseases service at University Health Network. Dr. Kumar has a translational research program that focuses on immunologic responses to viral infections and vaccines in transplant recipients.

This is an unaccredited session, co-sponsored by Astra Zeneca Canada Inc. and GSK.

Friday, October 20, 2023

8:00-9:00 AM CT
West/Midway Ballroom

Breakfast Symposium 3: Going Viral


Session Overview

There will be 3 presentations:

This is an unaccredited session, sponsored by Merck Canada Inc.