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Principles in Immunology Course

University of Toronto Transplantation Institute

Friday, 14 September 2018 from 9:15 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Principles in Immunology Course

Registration Information

Type End Quantity
Registration - in person seating
Registration confirms a secured seat for this event. Failure to attend will be communicated directly to your program director. Please do not register if you do not plan to attend as limited seats are available.
Ended Free  
Registration - online webinar (offsite only)
This registration is only for those who are located outside of Greater Toronto Area, Ontario who cannot attend in-person.
Ended Free  

Event Details

The University of Toronto Transplant Institute is pleased to announce the 2018 Principles in Immunology Course.  

The purpose of this event is to provide participants with a solid foundation in immunologic principles that are most relevant to the study of clinical transplantation.  The target audience consists primarily of advanced clinical and research trainees, practicing physicians and allied health clinicians.

There is no cost to register however, limited seating is available.   Online live webcast option is available to those located outside the Greater Toronto Area.



9:15 AM



Opening Remarks

Dr. Michael McDonald
9:30 AM

Overview of the immune system in time and space

Dr. Wendy Tamminen

Q & A

  Molecular Immunology: T cell and B cell mediated adaptive responses Dr. Wendy Tamminen

Q & A



 11:15 AM
HLA, PRA and Acceptable Mismatches  Dr. Christine Ribic
  Q & A  
  Classic Allograft Rejection and T Cell mediated responses  Dr. T Martinu

Q & A


Organ injury in Antibody Mediated Responses

 Dr. Jeffrey Schiff

Q & A




Principles of Accommodation and Tolerance

Dr. Stephen Juvet

Q & A



 4:00 PM
Translating Models of Tolerance to Clinical Trials Dr. Andrzej Chruscinski
  Wrap up and Evaluation Dr. Zita Galvin

Have questions about Principles in Immunology Course? Contact University of Toronto Transplantation Institute

When & Where

Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network
585 University Avenue, Munk Building, 11th Floor,
Astellas Conference Room 11 PMB 190
Toronto, ON M5G 2N2

Friday, 14 September 2018 from 9:15 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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University of Toronto Transplantation Institute

Canada’s first and the world’s foremost centre of transplantation excellence, providing a collaborative landscape for life-saving discoveries.


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