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Frontiers in Transplantation Clinical Excellence through Innovation - 2023

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

Annual symposium to showcase recent developments in basic transplantation immunology alongside the latest cutting-edge clinical research with an emphasis on the ‘bench-to-bedside’ strategies being pursued within the King’s College London.

What does this course cover?

'Frontiers in Transplantation: Clinical Excellence through Innovation' has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 13 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s). 

The CPD course will cover the following themes:

  • Regenerative medicine
  • Organ preservation
  • Surgical Innovation
  • Liver Transplantation

What will I achieve?

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

  • Surgical Innovation in Transplantation
  • Innovation in regenerative medicine and cell therapies
  • State of the art in liver transplantation
  • Machine perfusion of organs

Who will I learn with?

Giovanna Lombardi

Giovanna Lombardi

Professor of Human Transplant Immunology

Anthony Dorling

Anthony Dorling

Professor of Transplant Inflammation and Repair

Alberto Sanchez-Fueyo

Alberto Sanchez-Fueyo

Professor of Hepatology

Niloufar Safinia

Niloufar Safinia

Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellow Honorary Consultant Transplant Hepatologist

Pankaj  Chandak

Pankaj Chandak

Transplant Surgery SpR London Deanery and Research Fellow, KCL School of Immunology and Microbial Sciences & UCL/ICH Centre of Developmental Biology, Stem and Regenerative Medicine.

Niloufar Safinia

Niloufar Safinia

Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellow Honorary Consultant Transplant Hepatologist

Rhana  Zakri

Rhana Zakri

consultant transplant and urological surgeon at Guy's Hospital, London

Panicos Shangaris

Panicos Shangaris

Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Mark  McPhail

Mark McPhail

Reader in Experimental Medicine

Paul  Sharpe

Paul Sharpe

Dickinson Professor of Craniofacial Biology

Robin Ali

Robin Ali

Professor of Human Molecular Genetics

Reuben Benjamin

Reuben Benjamin

Clinical Senior Lecturer

Shahram  Kordasti

Shahram Kordasti

Reader and Group Leader in Applied Cancer Immunopathology

Who will I learn with?

Pierre  Clavien

Pierre Clavien

Professor of Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology and Chairman of the Department of Surgery in University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland

Michael  Heneghan

Michael Heneghan

Professor of Hepatology & Consultant Hepatologist, Corporate Medical Dir. Strategy - King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Krishna  Menon

Krishna Menon

Consultant Liver Transplant and HPB Surgeon - King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Varuna   Aluvihare

Varuna Aluvihare

Transplant Hepatology and Governance Lead - King's College London

Yoh  Zen

Yoh Zen

Consultant Histopathologist - King's College Hospital

Miriam Cortes Cerisuelo

Miriam Cortes Cerisuelo

Consultant in Adult and Paediatric Liver Transplantation - King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Wayel  Jassem

Wayel Jassem

Consultant Liver Transplant Surgeon - King's College Hospital

David Hay

David Hay

Group Leader and Professor of Tissue Engineering - The University of Edinburgh

Ioannis  Loukopoulos

Ioannis Loukopoulos

Consultant Transplant Surgeon - Guy's Hospital London

Foad  Rouhani

Foad Rouhani

Group Leader, The Francis Crick Institute and Honorary Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Kings College Hospital

Who is this for?

Anyone interested in this field of study

What is the teaching schedule?

Please find the teaching schedule below. 


European Renal Association - “ERA‘s endorsement is for the promotion of education in general, therefore the specific content of the event/course is the responsibility of the organiser”.

“Endorsed by ESOT” -

British Transplantation Society

Our partners

Guy’s & St Thomas’ (GSTT) Charity

King's College Hospital Charity

Sandoz International GmbH


Quell Therapeutics