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2010-2011 UT Transplant Center Grand Rounds

All Transplant Grand Rounds are held 8-9 a.m. in Room 444B in the Medical School.


Photo Friday, June 3, 2011 — M&M
Greg Abrahamian, MD, Assistant Professor, UT Transplant Center – Moderator
UT School of Medicine, San Antonio, Texas | More about Dr. Abrahamian
Disclosures for Dr. Abrahamian: No financial disclosures.

 


Photo Friday, May 27, 2011
Topic: Good Samaritan Organ Donors — How should we allocate their gifts?
Katrina A. Bramstedt, PhD, Clinical Ethicist, Transplant Bioethics
Chair of the Ethics Committee for NATCO, the organization for Transplant Professionals
Ethics Consultant to the California Transplant Donor Network, Sausalito, CA | More about Dr. Bramstedt
Disclosures for Dr. Bramstedt: Grant pending for Genentech. This presentation meets the Texas Medical Board criteria for formal continuing medical education involving the study of medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.


Photo Friday, May 20, 2011
Topic: TBA
V. Ram Peddi, MD
Director of Kidney Transplant Research, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
More about Dr. Peddi
Disclosures for Dr. Peddi: Presented courtesy of the Medical Dialogues Group. This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.


Photo Friday, May 13, 2011
Topic: Brand vs. generic immunosuppression
Barrett Crowther, PharmD
PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Resident, University Health System, San Antonio, TX
Disclosures for Dr. Crowther: No financial disclosures.


Photo Friday, May 6, 2011 — M&M
Greg Abrahamian, MD, Assistant Professor, UT Transplant Center – Moderator
UT School of Medicine, San Antonio, Texas | More about Dr. Abrahamian
Disclosures for Dr. Abrahamian: No financial disclosures.

 


Photo Friday, April 29, 2011
Topic: The Reluctant Donor — Is it better to give than receive?
Suzanne Ruff, Author | More about Ms. Ruff and 'The Reluctant Donor'
Disclosures for Ms. Ruff: Presented courtesy of the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation

 


Photo Friday, April 8, 2011
Topic: Transplant Center Finances – An overview and a specific review of our program
Jennifer Milton, BSN, CCTC, MBA
Transplant Administrator, University Transplant Center
UT Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Disclosures for Jennifer Milton: No financial disclosures.


Photo Friday, April 1, 2011 — M&M
Greg Abrahamian, MD, Assistant Professor, UT Transplant Center – Moderator
UT School of Medicine, San Antonio, Texas | More about Dr. Abrahamian
Disclosures for Dr. Abrahamian: No financial disclosures.

 


Photo Friday, March 25, 2011
Topic: Donor liver steatosis and postoperative function
Francis Sharkey, MD, Professor of Pathology
UTHSCSA Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, San Antonio, Texas
Disclosures for Dr. Sharkey: No financial disclosures.


Friday, March 18, 2011 — CANCELLED due to speaker unavailability


Photo Friday, March 11, 2011
Topic: Just Say When – The facade of autonomy in end-of-life care
Howard Brody, MD, PhD, Director, Institute for the Medical Humanities
Professor, Family Medicine and John P. McGovern Centennial Chair
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX | More about Dr. Brody
Disclosures for Dr. Brody: No financial disclosures.


Photo Friday, March 4, 2011
Topic: Disease transmission in organ transplant – A real time discussion
Jennifer Milton, BSN, CCTC, MBA, Transplant Administrator, University Transplant Center
UT School of Medicine, San Antonio, Texas
Disclosures for Jennifer Milton: No financial disclosures.


Photo Friday, Feb 18, 2011
Topic: Exvivo lung repair and regeneration
Shaf Keshavjee, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, Surgeon-in-Chief
Medical Director, Surgical Services & Critical Care, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
FG Pearson – RJ Ginsberg Chair in Thoracic Surgery; Director, Toronto Lung Transplant Program, Latner Thoracic Research Laboratories
Professor & Chair, Division of Thoracic Surgery; Professor, Inst of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto
More about Dr. Keshavjee
Disclosures for Dr. Keshavjee: Supported with IEP grant from Astellas Transplant.


Photo Friday, Feb 11, 2011
Topic: Pediatric Liver Transplant

Jose Almeda, MD, Assistant Professor, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
UT Transplant Center, UT School of Medicine, San Antonio, Texas
Director, Pediatric Transplant, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children's Hospital, San Antonio, TX
More about Dr. Almeda
Disclosures for Dr. Almeda: No financial disclosures.
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Naveen K. Mittal, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology
UT School of Medicine San Antonio Department of Pediatrics
More about Dr. Mittal
Disclosures for Dr. Mittal: No financial disclosures.


Friday, Feb 4, 2011 — CANCELLED


Photo Friday, Jan 28, 2011
Topic: Benign hypertension is an uncommon cause of end-stage renal disease
"The Untimely Death of an Urban Legend"

Charles Nolan, MD, Professor of Medicine and Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
University Hospital Transplant Center, San Antonio, Texas
Disclosures for Dr. Nolan: No financial disclosures.


Friday, Jan 21, 2011 — Annual Transplant Review
Greg Abrahamian, MD, Assistant Professor, UT Transplant Center – Moderator


Photo Friday, Jan 14, 2011 — Annual Transplant Review
Greg Abrahamian, MD, Assistant Professor, UT Transplant Center – Moderator
Disclosures for Dr. Abrahamian: No financial disclosures.

 


Photo Friday, Jan 7, 2011 — M&M
Greg Abrahamian, MD, Assistant Professor, UT Transplant Center – Moderator
UT School of Medicine, San Antonio, Texas | More about Dr. Abrahamian
Disclosures for Dr. Abrahamian: No financial disclosures.

 


Friday, Dec 31, 2010 — University Holiday - No Grand Rounds


Friday, Dec 24, 2010 — University Holiday - No Grand Rounds


Photo Friday, Dec 17, 2010 — M&M
Greg Abrahamian, MD, Assistant Professor, UT Transplant Center – Moderator
UT School of Medicine, San Antonio, Texas | More about Dr. Abrahamian
Disclosures for Dr. Abrahamian: No financial disclosures.

 


Photo Friday, Dec 10, 2010
Topic: Vasopressin receptor antagonists use in decompensated cirrhosis
Rebecca Brady, PharmD, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy
San Antonio, Texas | More about Dr. Brady
No financial disclosures for Dr. Brady.


Photo Friday, Dec 3, 2010
Topic: The new 'Single Antigen/Allele' antibody identification techniques — Be careful what you wish for!
Marilyn Pollack, PhD, Professor of Pathology
UT Health Science Center San Antonio Department of Pathology
No financial disclosures for Dr. Pollack.


Friday, Nov 26, 2010 — University Holiday - No Grand Rounds


Photo Friday, Nov 19, 2010 — M&M
Greg Abrahamian, MD, Assistant Professor, UT Transplant Center – Moderator
UT School of Medicine, San Antonio, Texas | More about Dr. Abrahamian
Disclosures for Dr. Abrahamian: No financial disclosures.

 


Photo Friday, Nov 12, 2010
Topic: Belatacept: A revolution in solid organ transplantation or simply a new toy?
Barrett Crowther, PharmD
Pharmacy Resident, University Health System, San Antonio, Texas
Disclosures for Dr. Crowther: No financial disclosures.


Friday, Nov 5, 2010
Topic: The role of hospice and palliative medicine
Ronald J. Crossno, MD, CMD, FAAFP, FAAHPM
President-Elect, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
National Medical Director, Odyssey HealthCare
Program Medical Director, VistaCare Hospice, Temple, Texas
Disclosures for Dr. Crossno: He is an employee of Odyssey Hospice and Vistacare Hospice.


Photo Friday, Oct 29, 2010
Topic: TBA
Charles Nolan, MD Professor of Medicine & Surgery
Medical Director, Kidney Transplantation, Organ Transplant Section
University Transplant Center, UT School of Medicine San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
More about Dr. Nolan
Disclosures for Dr. Nolan: No financial disclosures.


Photo Friday, Oct 22, 2010 — M&M
Greg Abrahamian, MD, Assistant Professor, UT Transplant Center – Moderator
UT School of Medicine, San Antonio, Texas | More about Dr. Abrahamian
Disclosures for Dr. Abrahamian: No financial disclosures.

 


Photo Friday, Oct 15, 2010
Topic: TBA
Mark Dedmon, PA-C, Faculty Associate, University Transplant Center
UT School of Medicine San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Disclosures for Mark Dedmon: No financial disclosures.


Photo Friday, Oct 8, 2010
Topic: Lung transplantation update – Recipient selection
Luis Angel, MD Associate Professor of Medicine / Pulmonary Medicine
Medical Director, Lung Transplantation
Department of Medicine, UT School of Medicine San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
More about Dr. Angel
Disclosures for Dr. Angel: No financial disclosures.


Photo Friday, Oct 1, 2010 — M&M
Greg Abrahamian, MD, Assistant Professor, UT Transplant Center – Moderator
UT School of Medicine, San Antonio, Texas | More about Dr. Abrahamian
Disclosures for Dr. Abrahamian: No financial disclosures.

 


Photo Friday, Sept 24, 2010 — M&M
Greg Abrahamian, MD, Assistant Professor, UT Transplant Center – Moderator
UT School of Medicine, San Antonio, Texas | More about Dr. Abrahamian
Disclosures for Dr. Abrahamian: No financial disclosures.

 


Photo Friday, Sept 17, 2010
Topic: Maturity of the transplant regulations
Jennifer Milton, BSN, CCTC, MBA
Transplant Administrator, University Transplant Center, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Disclosures for Jennifer Milton: No financial disclosures.


Photo Friday, Sept 10, 2010
Topic: Current evidence on interventions to enhance medication adherence in adult and peds transplant patients
Cynthia Russell, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO | More about Dr. Russell
Disclosures for Dr. Russell: IEP grant provided courtesy of Astellas Transplant. Additional disclosures pending.


Photo Friday, Sept 3, 2010
Topic: Emerging therapies for Hepatitis C in 2011 and beyond
Eric Lawitz, MD, CPI, Medical Director and Principal Investigator
Alamo Medical Research, San Antonio, Texas
More about Alamo Medical Research | More about Dr. Lawitz
Disclosures for Dr. Lawitz: All listed below have supplied research funding:
Abbott Laboratories, Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, GlobeImmune, Humman Genome Sciences, Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Idera Pharmaceuticals, Intarcia Therapeutics, Medarex, Medtronic, Merck & Co., Novartis, Pharmasset, Roche, Schering-Plough, Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl., Vertex Pharmaceuticals, ViroChem Pharma, ZymoGenetics.


Photo Friday, August 27, 2010
Topic: Update in the management of the cirrhotic patient
Guy Neff, MD, MBA
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Digestive Diseases
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
University Hospital of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio | More about Dr. Neff
Dr. Neff discloses that he is an advisor with Salix Pharmaceuticals; he is also a meeting participant or lecturer with the following: Genentech USA, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Meyers-Squibb and 3-Rivers.

 

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