This masterclass aims to review and discuss the current and future proposals to attain personalized immunosuppression and drug minimization in kidney transplanted patients. It will also discuss the local resources to accomplish this goal and these protocols’ results.
Assistant Professor Department of Medicine
Division of Experimental Medicine, McGill University
Dr. Sapir-Pichhadze's research focuses on the application of personalized medicine strategies for the prevention of immune-mediated injuries. Specifically, she is interested in identifying genetic determinants of donor and recipient compatibility in an effort to optimize organ allocation schemes, inform personalized surveillance schedules, and establish individually tailored therapeutic regimens in kidney transplant candidates and recipients.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Renal Transplant Service
Hospital das Clinicas
University of São Paulo School of Medicine
São Paulo, Brazil
Presentation: Personalized immunosuppression and minimization: where are we now and what is on the horizon, Ruth Sapir-Pichhadze, Canada
Live Q&A with Ruth Sapir-Pichhadze, Canada
Presentation: Are we doing this safely in the region? Elias David-Neto, Brazil
Live Q&A with Elias David-Neto, Brazil
Interactive panel discussion with audience participation led by the Chairs
Masterclass closing remarks