TORONTO, June 1 /CNW/ --
EVENT: AMERICAN TRANSPLANT CONGRESS 2008 - TORONTO, ONTARIO - CANADA
DATE: Today - Wednesday, June 4, 2008
PLACE: Metropolitan Toronto Convention Centre, 22 Bremner
Blvd., Toronto, Ontario
DETAILS: The world's most renowned transplantation medicine experts are
in Toronto now to share knowledge and to speak in-depth about
the latest findings in the field. The eighth annual American
Transplant Congress 2008 (ATC) is presenting vital data and
research, through oral and poster presentations, covering
hundreds of topics. There are more than 1700 presentations over
the five meeting days.
MONDAY, JUNE 2 - 10:30 A.M.
RISK OF DEATH FOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANTS: HIDDEN HEART CONDITION
Angelo M. de Mattos, MD, MPH - University of California, Davis
MONDAY, JUNE 2 - 12:45 P.M.
FURTHER DISCUSSIONS: CURRENT CONTROVERSIES
PANCREAS ALONE vs. ISLET
Steven Paraskevas, MD, PHD - McGill University, Montreal, Canada
and additional speakers TBA
MONDAY, JUNE 2 - 3:45 P.M.
TITLE: tba, onsite
Francis Delmonico, MD - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA
ATC 2008 Feature Topics & Highlights:
50th Anniversary Canadian Transplant --
Mon. June 2-10:00 a.m.
State-of-the-Art Address - Luc Noel, MD-
World Health Org., Tue., June 3-10:30 a.m.
"What's Hot, What's New" --
Wed. June 4-12:00 noon
Stem Cell Research
Ethics and Economics
... and hundreds of other critical presentations
For further information:
For further information: Steven Schiff, Press Director, ATC 2008,