Transplant Immunology Masterclass

Pre-symposium Workshop

The Immunology Masterclass
The success of kidney transplant is dependent on appropriate Immune evaluation to minimize rejection and graft failure post-transplant. This Masterclass will provide in-depth education on evaluating pre-sensitization, crossmatches and assessment of anti-HLA antibodies in kidney transplant. The format will include didactic lectures and interactive case discussions facilitated by an expert faculty.
Date Friday, 22 November 2019
Time 08:30 – 17:30
Venue NUHS Tower Block
National University Hospital
1E Kent Ridge Road, Level 9 Seminar Room
Singapore 119228

Program

Time Session
08:00 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 09:30 Overview and Clinical Impact of Immune Disparity in Kidney Transplantation
09:30 – 10:00 HLA, Nomenclature and Testing, Mismatch and Match
10:00 – 10:45 Cross Matches: CDC, Flow and Auto
10:45 – 11:00 Tea Break
11:00 – 11:45 Solid Phase Assays for Antibody Detection: Screening and Antibody Specificity Testing
11:45 – 12:15 Impact of Anti HLA antibodies on Long term Renal Transplant Outcomes
12:15 – 12:45 C1q Testing and Ig Subclasses
12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
13:45 – 15:45 Invited Case Discussions
15:45 – 16:00 Tea Break
16:00 – 16:45 Case Discussion 1 (Acute ABMR)
16:45 – 17:30 Case Discussion 2 (Chronic ABMR)
17:30 Closing

*Programme may subject to change and is correct at time of dissemination and/or print

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