15th Congress    •    October 10-13, 2019    •    Munich, Germany

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM


DAY 1
Thursday, October 10, 2019

08:30-10:00
Regulatory, FDA/EMA/WHO - Part 1


08:30-10:00
Basics in Xenotransplantation - Part 1
  Agnes Azimzadeh, United States
Antibodies in xenotransplantation
  Reinhard Schwinzer, Germany
Cell-mediated rejection of xenografts
  Robert Rieben, Switzerland
Complement and coagulation in xenotransplantation
  Michael E. Breimer, Sweden
The sugar code in xenotransplantation

10:00-10:30
Coffee Break / Exhibit and Poster viewing


10:30-12:00
Regulatory, FDA/EMA/WHO - Part 2
  Ivo Kwon, South Korea
Regulatory aspects of xenotransplants in Korea
  Hartmut Krafft, Germany
Overview of the development of clinical trial applications in Europe

10:30-12:00
Basics in Xenotransplantation - Part 2
  Armin Saalmüller, Austria
The porcine immune system
  Nikolai Klymiuk, Germany
Phylogeny of PERVs
  Björn Petersen, Germany
Engineering the pig genome
  Claudia Waskow, Germany
Humanized mouse models - state of the art

12:00-12:30
Lunch Break


12:30-13:30
Lunch and Learn Session on Imaging of Cellular Transplants


13:40-15:10
Towards Safe Donor Pigs
  Jay Fishman, United States
Infectious disease risks in xenotransplantation
  Luhan Yang, United States
Strategies to overcome the risk of PERV infection
 

Thomas Spizzo, United State
Maintaining donor pigs under DPF conditions - state of the art

  Joachim Denner, Germany
Sensitive detection system for infectious agents

15:10-15:30
Coffee Break / Exhibit and Poster viewing


15:30-17:30
State of the Art in Xenotransplantation
 

Paolo Brenner, Germany
Heart

  David K.C. Cooper, United States
Kidney
  James F. Markman, United States
Liver
  Richard N. Pierson III, United States
Lung
  Pierre Gianello, Belgium
Islets
 

Mee Kum Kim, South Korea
Cornea


18:00-18:45
Opening Ceremony


19:00-22:00
Welcome Reception

DAY 2
Friday, October 11, 2019

08:00-08:30
Oral Abstract Session 1 and 2


08:35-10:05
Replacement of Kidney Function
  A. Joseph Tector, United States
Life-supporting kidney xenotransplantation
  Takashi Yokoo, Japan
Generation of human kidney tissue in animal hosts
  Bernhard Banas, Germany
Dialysis therapy and conservative management of advanced chronic kidney disease

10:05-10:30
Coffee Break / Exhibit and Poster viewing


10:30-12:00
Replacement of Heart Function
  Hermann Reichenspurner, Germany
Introduction
  Bruno Reichart, Germany
Life-supporting cardiac xenotransplantation
  Sonja Schrepfer, United States
Cell therapy trials for heart regeneration - lessons learned and future directions

12:00-12:30
Lunch Break


12:30-13:30
Lunch and Learn Session on Mechanical Heart Support


13:40-15:10
Xenogeneic Cell Transplantation
  Kai Bötzel, Germany
Parkinson therapy with brain pacemaker and allogenic dopaminergic cells
  Leo Buhler, Switzerland
Xenotransplantation of encapsulated porcine hepatocytes
  Michael Ott, Germany
Human hepatocytes from animal hosts

15:10-15:40
Coffee Break


15:40-16:40
Young Investigator Session (abstract driven)


16:45-18:00
Rapid-Fire Session 1 and 2


18:00-18:30
Poster Session 1

DAY 3
Saturday, October 12, 2019

08:00-08:30
Oral Abstract Session 3 and 4


08:35-10:05
Replacement of Beta-Cell Function
  Chung-Gyu Park, South Korea
Free islet xenotransplantation (adult)
  Wayne J. Hawthorne, Australia
Free islet xenotransplantation (immature)
  Barbara Ludwig, Germany
Encapsulated islet transplantation

10:05-10:30
Coffee Break / Exhibit and Poster viewing


10:30-12:00
IXA Awards and Business Meeting


12:00-12:30
Lunch Break


12:30-13:30
Lunch and Learn Session on Otsuka Symposium
  Wang Wei, People’s Republic of China
Clinical islet xenotransplantation in China
  Shaun Wynyard, New Zealand
Safety of clinical islet xenotransplantation
  Chung-Gyu Park, South Korea
Preparation of clinical islet xenotransplantation in Korea
  Barbara Ludwig, Germany
Progress of clinical islet xenotransplantation in Germany

12:30-13:30
Gender Issues in Xenotransplantation
  Megan Sykes, United States
Career pathways in the xenotransplantation field
  Christina Falk, Germany
Impact of sex in allo transplantation - is it also relevant for xenotransplantation?

13:35-15:05
Innovative Strategies for Cell and Tissue Engineering
  Wolfgang Wurst, Germany
CRISPR/Cas
  Axel Haverich, Germany
Tissue engineering

15:10-15:40
Coffee Break


15:40-16:40
Oral Abstract Session 5 and 6


16:45-17:45
Rapid-Fire Session 3 and 4


17:45-18:30
Poster Session 2


19:30-23:00
Congress Dinner

DAY 4
Sunday, October 13, 2019

08:00-08:30
Oral Abstract Session 7 and 8


08:35-10:05
Generation of Human Organs in Chimeric Animals
  Hiroshi Nakauchi, Japan
Keynote lecture: Blastocyst complementation vs. organ complementation
  Georg Marckmann, Germany
Ethical aspects of using human - pig chimeras to create organs for transplantation

10:05-10:30
Coffee Break


10:30-12:00
Beyond State of the Art
  Triantafyllos Chavakis, Germany
Single-cell transcriptome profiling of endothelial cells
  Yonglun Luo, Denmark
Single-cell transcriptome profiling of endothelial cells

12:00-13:00
Summary and Outlook