American Transplant Congress

Boston, MA, USA
June 2-6, 2012

The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine and the Department of Transplantation Medicine and Extracorporeal Therapy were well represented at the 2012 American Transplant Congress.

Dr. Marie Matignon, a Visiting Fellow who worked in the Suthanthiran laboratory during 2011, received the Blue Ribbon Poster Award for one of her poster presentations.

The presentations at the Congress included:

Oral Communications

Discovery and Validation of Extracellular/Circulating MicroRNAs (miRNAs) Associated with Antibody Mediated Rejection (AMR) of Human Kidney Allografts

H. Yang, T. Muthukumar, I. Z. Ben-Dov, C. Hoang, C. Snopkwoski, R. Ding, M. Suthanthiran

Poster Presentations

Development of a Urinary Cell mRNA Expression Signature for Distinguishing Acute Antibody-Mediated Rejection from Acute Cellular Rejection of Kidney Allografts*

M. Matignon, T. Muthukumar, C. Snopkwoski, C. Hoang, C. Li, C. Chang, R. Ding, C. Hartono, M. Suthanthiran

Biomarkers Prognostic of BKV Virus Nephropathy (BKVN)

D. Dadhania, C. Snopkowski, T. Muthukumar, R. Ding, V. Sharma, S. Seshan, M. Suthanthiran

Acute T Cell Mediated Rejection Is an Independent Risk Factor for Renal Allograft Failure in Patients with Acute Antibody Mediated Rejection

M. Matignon, T. Muthukumar, S. Seshan, M. Suthanthiran, C. Hartono

A HighThroughput Molecular Assay for Detection of Renal Graft Acute Cellular Rejection Using Peripheral Blood

M. Mikula, O. Zhukov, F. M. Hantash, N. Park, K. Zhang, J. R. Rion, P. Putheti, C. Snopkowski, A. Buller-Burckle, J. Popov, W. Sun, B. Crossley, M. P. Hernandez-Fuentes, S. Sacks, M. Suthanthiran, T. B. Strom, C. M. Strom, S. J. Naides


Nephrology and Hypertension
Manikkam Suthanthiran, MD, Chief

Anita Mesi, MBA, Administrator
Room: S-829
Tel: (212) 746-4430
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