Research & Immunology Professional Community Webinar

Sequencing the Future

Friday, 20 January, 2023  |  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST

The ISHLT Research and Immunology Professional Community is organizing a webinar of experts in the field to discuss future roles for next-generation sequencing in heart and lung transplant diagnostics. These talks are intended to present a broad overview of these complex fields and to highlight emerging technologies that might provide inspiration for novel research directions in thoracic transplantation.

Scientific Program

John Greenland, MD, PhD, Univeristy of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA USA
Adriana Zeevi, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA USA

Genomics: Leveraging the Genome to Guide Donor Matching and Immunosuppression
Brendon Keating, DPhil, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA USA

Transcriptome-Based Diagnostics: Rapid Transcriptome-Technologies for Bringing Molecular Diagnostics to the Clinic
Phil Halloran, MD, PhD, Heritage Medical Research Centre, Edmonton, AB Canada

Single-Cell Technologies: The Potential for Single-Cell and Spatial Transcriptomics to Guide Rejection Diagnosis
Tereza Martinu, MD, MHS, Toronto General Hosp/UHN, Toronto, ON Canada

Epigenetics and Second Generation cfDNA: Gaining Additional Data from Cell-Free DNA
Sean Agbor-Enoh, MD, PhD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD USA

Continuing Education Information

There will be no continuing education available for this webinar.