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Frontiers in Transplantation Clinical Excellence through Innovation - 2022

Key information

Subject area:

Life Sciences & Medicine

Course type:

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Credit level:

Not for credit


2 days

Available course dates:

To be confirmed

Course overview

The Tenth Edition of the King's course Frontiers in Transplantation: Clinical Excellence through Innovation will run on 29 and 30 September 2022 as a virtual event. As in previous years, the course will focus on the innovative and unique aspects of the clinical science in transplantation that are taking place within King's. The emphasis this year will be on problems facing a transplant in sensitised individuals with HLA antibodies, mechanisms of AMR, novel strategies to prevent AMR by targeting complement or coagulation systems, mechanisms of immunological tolerance and novel ways to induce it and current and next generation Treg therapies.

What does this course cover?

The course will cover the following themes:

  • Preventing I/R injury
  • Antibody-Mediated Rejection and innovative treatments
  • Chronic Rejection Trials
  • Tolerance
  • State of the art in Regulatory T cell therapy for humans

What will I achieve?

At the end of the two-day course, attendees will have gained insight into:

  • Targeted inhibition of complement and coagulation systems and the impact of these on I/R injury and AMR
  • The complexity of chronic rejection
  • Mechanisms of immunological tolerance, with emphasis on Regulatory T cells (Tregs)
  • The current and future use of Treg therapy in the clinic
  • CPD accreditation for this programme is in progress

Who will I learn with?

Giovanna Lombardi

Giovanna Lombardi

Professor of Human Transplant Immunology

Anthony Dorling

Anthony Dorling

Professor of Transplant Inflammation and Repair

Steven  Sacks

Steven Sacks

Director of the Protein Therapeutics Laboratory

Robert Lechler

Robert Lechler

Emeritus Professor

Alberto Sanchez-Fueyo

Alberto Sanchez-Fueyo

Professor of Hepatology

John  Maher

John Maher

Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Immunology

Chris Callaghan

Chris Callaghan

Consultant Transplant Surgeon

Cristiano  Scotta

Cristiano Scotta

Translational Research Coordinator

Niloufar Safinia

Niloufar Safinia

Clinical Senior Lecturer

Timothy  Tree

Timothy Tree

Professor of Immune Regulation and Immunotherapy

Caroline Dudreuilh

Caroline Dudreuilh

MRC Clinical Research Training Fellow

Lesley  Smythe

Lesley Smythe

Senior Lecturer at UEL, Visiting lecturer at KCL

David  Game

David Game

Consultant Nephrologist and Clinical Lead for Nephrology at Guy’s Hospital

Luke  Henry

Luke Henry

Chief Business Officer at Quell Therapeutics

Who is this for?

Anyone interested in this field of study

What is the teaching schedule?

Please find the teaching schedule below. 

Course status:

Course closed

Full fee £250

Staff / Student / Alumni fee £125

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