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Uterus Transplant Symposium

Uterus Transplant Symposium

May 3 to May 4, 2019

Roberts Hospital • Dallas, TX

About the Conference

The Uterus Transplant Symposium provides a comprehensive review of this pioneering treatment for women with absolute uterine factor infertility.

A multidisciplinary team of physicians and research investigators will present about donor selection, surgery techniques, post OP management and immunosuppression, embryo implantation, pregnancy, delivery, psychology, ethics, research and future of uterus transplantation.

Learn more about the uterus transplant clinical trial at Baylor Dallas

Agenda

Presentation materials, when available, maybe downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.

Friday, May 3, 2019

  • 1:45 p.m.

    Welcome

    Liza Johannesson, MD, PhD

    Giuliano Testa, MD, MBA, FACS

  • 2 p.m.

    Update on uterus transplantation (UTx)

    Michael Olausson, MD, PhD

  • 2:20 p.m.

    The importance of UTx for female infertility

    Rebecca Flyckt, MD

  • 2:40 p.m.

    Ethical evolution and future challenges

    Arthur L. Caplan, PhD

  • 3:10 p.m.

    Break

  • 3:30 p.m.

    Inclusion/exclusion criteria for recipients and donors

    Kate O'Neill, MD, MTR

  • 3:50 p.m.

    Deceased donor work-up

    Andreas Tzakis, MD

  • 4:10 p.m.

    Living donor work-up

    Giuliano Testa, MD, MBA, FACS

  • 4:30 p.m.

    Radiologic evaluation prior to uterus transplantation

    Greg de Prisco, MD

  • 5 p.m.

    Discussion

  • 5:30 p.m.

    Adjourn

Saturday, May 4, 2019

  • 8 a.m.

    Living donor technique - open surgery

    E. Colin Koon, MD, PhD

     

  • 8:20 a.m.

    Living donor technique - laparoscopic approach

    Shailesh Puntambekar, MD

  • 8:40 a.m.

    Deceased donor technique

    Giuliano Testa, MD, MBA, FACS

  • 9 a.m.

    Recipient surgical technique

    Greg McKenna, MD, FRCS(C), FACS

  • 9:20 a.m.

    Surgical technique - evolution/future

    Tommaso Falcone, MD, FRCSC, FACOG

  • 9:40 a.m.

    Discussion

  • 10:10 a.m.

    Immunosuppression protocols

    Stefan G. Tullius, MD, PhD

  • 10:30 a.m.

    Complications and management

    Jiri Fronek, MD, PhD

  • 10:50 a.m.

    Pathology update

    Atin Agarwal, MD

  • 11:10 a.m.

    Break

  • 11:35 a.m.

    Psychology - pre and post UTx

    Stina Järvholm, PhD

    Ann Marie Warren, PhD, ABPP

  • 12:05 p.m.

    Organ supply

    David C. Mulligan, MD, FACS

  • 12:25 p.m.

    Established and future areas of research

    Paige M. Porrett, MD, PhD

     

  • 12:45 p.m.

    Discussion

  • 1:10 p.m.

    Lunch

  • 2:10 p.m.

    In vitro fertilization

    Cesar Diaz-Garcia, MD, PhD

  • 2:30 p.m.

    Pregnancy-monitoring and what to expect

    Anthony R. Gregg, MD, MBA, FACOG, FACMG

  • 2:50 p.m.

    Complications in pregnancy - obstetrical management

    Robert Gunby Jr., MD

  • 3:10 p.m.

    Neonatal care

    Jackie York, MD

  • 3:30 p.m.

    Timing and management for first and second pregnancy

    Liza Johannesson, MD, PhD

  • 3:50 p.m.

    The future of UTx in transplantation

    Sue McDiarmid, MD

  • 4:10 p.m.

    Discussion

  • 4:40 p.m.

    Reception

Course Directors

 
Giuliano Testa, MD, MBA, FACS
Division Chief of Abdominal Transplant for the Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, USA
 
Liza Johannesson, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Uterus Transplant
Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, USA

 

Faculty

Atin Agarwal, MD
Staff Pathologist
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, USA
Arthur L. Caplan, PhD
Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor of Bioethics and the Director of the Division of Medical Ethics
NYU School of Medicine, New York, USA
Greg de Prisco, MD
Diagnostic Radiologist
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, USA
Cesar Diaz-Garcia, MD, PhD
Medical Director
IVI London, UK
Tommaso Falcone, MD, FRCSC, FACOG
Chief of Staff, Chief Academic Officer, Medical Director
Cleveland Clinic, London, UK
Ruth Farrell, MD, MA
Vice-chair of Clinical Research
Associate Professor of Surgery
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health Institute
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA
Rebecca Flyckt, MD
Director, Fertility Preservation Program
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health Institute
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA
Jiri Fronek, MD, PhD
Head of Transplant Surgery
Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine (IKEM), Prague, Czech Republic
Antonio Gargiulo, MD
Associate Professor, Infertility and Reproductive Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Brigham & Women's Hospital; Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Anthony R. Gregg, MD, MBA, FACOG, FACMG
Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chief, Maternal Fetal Medicine
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, USA
Robert Gunby Jr., MD
Medical Director, Labor and Delivery
Assistant Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, USA
Stina Järvholm, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
E. Colin Koon, MD, PhD
Co-chair for Robotic Surgical Services
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, USA
Niclas Kvarnström, MD, PhD
Transplant Surgeon
Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
Sue McDiarmid, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery
Director of Pediatric Liver Transplantation
Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Greg McKenna, MD, FRCS(C), FACS
Transplant Surgeon
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, USA
David C. Mulligan, MD, FACS
Professor and Chief, Transplantation and Immunology
Yale-New Haven Health Transplantation Center
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, USA
Kate O'Neill, MD, MTR
Assistant Professor, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Michael Olausson, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery, Head of Transplant Surgery
Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
Paige M. Porrett, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Surgical Director of the Living Donor Kidney Program
Penn Transplant Institute
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
J. Michael Putman, MD
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility specialist
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, USA
Shailesh Puntambekar, MD
Oncosurgeon & Medical Director
Galaxy CARE Hospitals, Pune, India
Stefan G. Tullius, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery, Brigham & Women's Hospital; Professor of Surgery,
Brigham & Women's Hospital; Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Andreas Tzakis, MD
Emeritus Director of Transplantation
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA
Ann Marie Warren, PhD, ABPP
Co-Director Trauma Research Baylor University Medical Center; Director of Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, USA
Jackie York, MD
Neonatologist
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, USA

Location

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas - Roberts Hospital

The symposium will be held in the Roberts Hospital (17th floor) on the Baylor University Medical Center campus.

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Address
3500 Gaston Ave
Dallas, TX 75246

Registration

Fees

Early Bird: $250

Onsite: $300