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Live Advancement Series

The Alliance Learning Programs
Transplant Alliance Learning Series
AS5.30 Xenotransplantation
Making the Impossible Possible: The Road to The First-In-Human Kidney Xenotransplant Clinical Trial

Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at 3:00pm – 4:00pm EDT / 12:00pm – 1:00pm PDT

Xenotransplantation aims to increase availability through the novel approach of transplanting, implanting, or infusing live cells, tissues, organs from a nonhuman animal source, however, there are many clinical and ethical consdirations that must be examined as we look towards to the future. Over the course of this discussion, we will focus on the process of Xenotransplantatoin from bench to bedside. We’ll be joined by Dr. Dr. Jayme Locke, UAB Medicine’s Comprehensive Transplant Institute Director and an integral team member in developing and implementing the Parsons’ Model, to learn more about the journey to xenotransplantation.

  • Explain the development and implementation process of the Parsons’ Model
  • Discuss operationalizing xenotransplantation from bench to bedside
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Speaker
Jayme E. Locke
MD, MPH, FACS, FAST
Director
UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute

Members of the donation and transplantation community serving diverse populations to include administrators, coordinators, physicians, nurses, surgeons, managers, quality improvement specialists, social workers, and other donation and transplantation center professionals and their colleagues.

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Price: $29.00