Sessions

Panels

Wednesday, October 5 2022

Opening

10:30 Registration
12:00 Greetings
Sabine Johannsen (Ministry of Science & Culture, Lower Saxony)
Michael Manns (President, Hannover Medical School)
Anette Melk (Conference Chair, Hannover Medical School)
Louise Lerminiaux (Patient Advocates, Los Angeles)

Session I

Epidemiology / Clinical Data

Moderators:
Mariel Nöhre (Hannover, Germany)
Kai Schmidt-Ott (Hannover, Germany)

12:30 Sex and gender in transplantation: Issues in scientific publication
Jeremy Chapman, Editor-in-Chief Transplantation (Sydney, Australia)
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12:50 Global impact of sex and gender disparity
Germaine Wong (Sydney, Autralia)
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13:10 Sex differences in life expectancy for children with kidney failure: A binational cohort study
Melanie L Wyld (Sydney, Australia)
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13:24 Sex differences in the kidney transplant waitlist: An Australian cohort study, 2006-2019
Nicole DeLaMata (Sydney, Australia)
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13:36 Gender inequality in organ transplantation in Africa
Selma Nihel Klouche Djedid (Tlemcen, Algeria)
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13:50 Coffee Break
14:15 Identifying the root cause of gender disparities in living donation: A qualitative study exploring living kidney donor perspective
Katya Loban (Montreal, Canada)
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14:27 Sex and gender disparities in living kidney donation: A scoping review
Eswari Vilayur (Sydney, Australia)
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14:40 Graft outcome
Bethany Foster (Montreal, Canada)
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15:00 Patient outcome
Anette Melk (Hannover, Germany)
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15:20 The impact of sex and gender on cancer mortality in kidney transplant recipients
Brenda Rosales (Sydney, Australia)
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15:32 Gender disparities in access to pediatric kidney transplantation referral
Jessica L Harding (Atlanta, USA)
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15:44 Increased cardiovascular burden in girls before and after kidney transplantation
Rizky Sugianto (Hannover, Germany)
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Parallel workshops

Mentoring & Patients

16:30 Workshop: Booster your career – why is networking important?
Lori West (Edmonton, Canada)
Anette Melk (Hannover, Germany)
16:30 Patients: Our situation, our needs!
Louise Lerminiaux (Los Angeles, USA)
Niels Walker (Hamburg, Germany)
17:30 Coffee break

Panel event

Interactive hybrid events

18:00 Panel A.1 – Western hemisphere & onsite audience
Women in transplantation medicine and research
Moderators: Anita Chong (Chicago, USA) & Christine Falk (Hannover, Germany)
Panelists: Anne Dipchand (Toronto, Canada), Stan Benjamins (Groningen, The Netherlands), Lorna Marson (Edinburgh, UK), Lauren Grinspan (New York, USA)
18:00 Patients advocacy towards patients needs – online event for interaction
Moderators: Julie Yabu (Los Angeles, USA)
Louise Lerminiaux (Los Angeles, USA)
19:30 Get-together
19:30 Onsite poster presentations

Thursday, October 6 2022

Panel A.2

Women in transplantation medicine and research

Moderators:
Curie Ahn (Seoul, Korea)
Anette Melk (Hannover, Germany)

08:30 Eastern hemisphere & onsite audience
Women in transplantation medicine & research
Panelists: Ejaz Ahmed (Karachi, Pakistan), Urmila Anandh (Delhi, India), Romina A Danguilan (Quezon City, Philippines), Sobhana Do Thangaraju (Singapore, Singapore), Ni Made Hustrini (Jakarta, Indonesia), Yeong Hoon Kim (Seoul, Korea), Kam Man Maggie Ma (Hongkong, Hongkong), Yuki Nakagawa (Okayama, Japan), Lkhaakhuu Od-Edrene (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia), Suda Swaminathan (Palmyra, Australia), Stefan Tullius (Boston, USA), Harun Ur-Rashid (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
10:00 Coffee break

Parallel events

10:30 Mentor-mentee meetings upon individual arrangement
10:30 Sports medicine & physical therapy in transplantation
Hedwig Boeck, Johanna Boyen, Nele Kanzelmeyer (Hannover, Germany)
Louise Lerminiaux (Los Angeles, USA)
10:30 Herrenhausen Garden Tours
12:00 Lunch break

Session II

Insights into basic research and methodology

Moderators:
Lori West (Edmonton, Canada)
Philipp Beerbaum (Hannover, Germany)

13:00 Inherent factors causing differences between XX and XY
Arthur P. Arnold (Los Angeles, USA)
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13:20 Genes, hormones and alloimmunity
Stefan Tullius (Boston, USA)
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13:40 Paradoxical effects of Pregnancy on transplantation
Anita Chong (Chicago, USA)
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14:00 Analysis of sex-based differences in clinical and molecular responses to ischemia reperfusion after lung transplantation
Lourdes Chacon (Houston, USA)
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14:12 The role of sex and the microbiome in production of ‘natural’ antibodies: impact on ABO antibodies in a mouse model
Ibrahim Adam (Edmonton, Canada)
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14:24 Models to study hormonal effects on transplant outcome
Friederike Martin (Berlin, Germany)
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14:36 Sex differences in context of aging
Nicole C. Riddle (Birmingham, USA)
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15:00 Coffee break

Session III

Professional development

Moderator: Niels Walker (Hamburg, Germany)

15:30 Achieving equity in transplant careers
Marina Berenguer (Valencia, Spain)
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15:45 „We just had to be like the men“
Simone Horwitz (Saskatchewan, Canada & Johannesburg, South Africa)
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16:00 Discussion
Representatives from panels and audience
17:00 Refreshments

Panel B.1

Unmet needs in transplantation medicine and research

Moderators:
Roslyn Mannon (Omaha, USA)
Stefan Tullius (Boston, USA)

Interactive hybrid event
17:30 Western hemisphere & onsite audience
Unmet needs in transplantation medicine & research
Panelists: Elaine Reed (Los Angeles, USA), Silke Niederhaus (Easton, USA), Rachel Patzer (Atlanta, USA), Yolanda Becker (Chicago, USA)
19:00 Dinner (incl. award presentation)

Friday, October 7 2022

Panel B.2

Unmet needs in transplantation medicine and research

Moderators:
Beth Foster (Montreal, Canada)
Rizky Sugianto (Hannover, Germany)

Interactive hybrid event
08:30 Eastern hemisphere & onsite audience
Unmet needs in transplantation medicine & research
Panelists: Silvina Aleman (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Mel Hatra Arakama (Quezon City, Philippines), Romina A Danguilan (Quezon City, Philippines), Miyeun Han (Seoul, Korea), Lai Hooi (Johor, Malaysia), Yunmi Kim (Seoul, Korea), Vivek Kute (Gujarat, India), Rose M Liquete (Quezon City, Philippines), Kam Man Maggie Ma (Hongkong, Hongkong), Ji-Eun Oh (Seoul, Korea), Benita Padilla (Quezon City, Phipippines), Vasanthi Ramesh (New Delhi, India), Ruth Sapir-Pichadze (Montreal, Canada), Bernhard Schmidt (Hannover, Germany)
10:00 Coffee break

Parallel events

10:30 Mentor-mentee meetings upon individual arrangement
10:30 Sports medicine & physical therapy in transplantation
Hedwig Boeck, Johanna Boyen, Nele Kanzelmeyer (Hannover, Germany)
Louise Lerminiaux (Los Angeles, USA)
10:30 Herrenhausen Garden Tours
12:00 Lunch break

Session IV

Patient-centered care

Moderator:
Ruth Sapir-Pichhadze (Montreal, Canada)
Aviva Goldberg (Winnipeg, Canada)

13:00 What matters to us – Overcoming taboos
Louise Lerminiaux, (Los Angeles, USA)
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13:20 Female transplant recipients’ perspectives on Gender related issues in their care: an international qualitative study
Nicole Scholes-Robertsen (Sydney, Australia)
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13:30 Fertility, pregnancy and decision making
Shilpanjali Jesudason (Adelaide, Australia)
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13:50 Health-related quality of life after transplantation
Konstadina Griva (Singapore, Singapore)
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14:10 Do we need a feminist bioethics approach in transplant ethics?
Dominique Martin (Geelong, Australia)
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14:20 A survey of solid organ transplant recipient attitudes and concerns regarding contraception and
pregnancy

Deirdre Sawinski (New York, USA)
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14:30 Pregnancy outcomes in 1836 female solid organ transplant recipients
Lisa Coscia (Philadephia, USA)
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Session V

Sex, gender and intersectionality

Moderator:
Nima Memaran (Hannover, Germany)

15:10 Intersectionality and Transplantation: A key consideration in the pursuit of equity
Dinushika Mohottige (Durham, USA)
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15:25 Striving for equity of opportunity to careers in transplantation
Lorna Marson (Edingburgh, Scotland)
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15:40 An intersectionality framework to address race, and sex /gender inequities in access to kidney transplantation
Camilla W. Nonterah (Richmond, USA)
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Session VI

Definition of future research areas

Moderator: Niels Walker (Hamburg, Germany)

16:00 Report from Panel B
Beth Foster
16:15 Panel discussion
Representatives from all groups

Conclusion

17:00 Concluding remarks / Farewell
Anette Melk, Bethany Foster, Louise Lerminiaux