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Transplantation: The Next Generation

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013
6:00pm to 8:30pm


TELUS World of Science


Registration is mandatory, please click here to register.


Welcome & Introduction – Pamela Scott, Executive Director, Transplant Research Foundation

A candle in the dark: cell transplantation for spinal cord injury – Brett Hilton, PhD candidate

Regulatory T cells: Using the body’s own police to prevent organ rejection – Jens Vent-Schmidt, PhD Candidate

Better drugs from the sea – Sylvia Cheung, PhD Candidate

Transplants for Diabetes: Past, Present and Future – Dr. Tim Kieffer, PhD, Professor, University of British Columbia

Heart Transplants: The Next Generation – Dr. Anson Cheung, MD, FRCS, Professor, University of British Columbia, and Head of Cardiac Transplantation, BC