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    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
    Living Donation
    Polyomavirus
    Infectious Diseases
    Cardiac Risks
    Minority Access
    Stem Cell Research
    Ethics and Economics
    Organ Allocation
     ... and hundreds of other critical presentations
    




For further information:

For further information: Steven Schiff, Press Director, ATC 2008, 
+1-416-585-3807

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