The 2017 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and PIDS' Pediatric Transplant ID Symposium will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

Target Audience:

Fellows and faculty in pediatric infectious diseases and transplantation medicine as well as other healthcare providers with an interest in transplant ID.

Objectives:

  • Update on current diagnosis, treatment and management of opportunistic infections and other complications associated with pediatric transplantation including CMV, fungal infections, and thrombotic microangiopathy.
  • Understand the role of immunotherapies including T cell therapies, microbiome and age on transplant outcomes and infectious complications.
  • Research gaps in transplant ID.
  • Understand how different immunosuppressive agents predispose to specific infectious diseases.

Topics

  • Overview of Transplant Immunology
  • Microbiome and GVHD
  • T cell Therapies
  • Surgical Aspects of Transplantation
  • NIAID Funding
  • Thrombotic Microangiopathy
  • CMV Antivirals
  • Impact of Age on Transplant
  • Fungal Management (Monotherapy v Multiple Agents)
  • Transplant Research

Registration/Housing

The online registration period has closed; onsite registration will be available at the registration desk. Please contact PIDS Headquarters with any questions or changes to your registration at 703-299-6764 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Click here for more information on registration and housing.

Program

Click here to view the preliminary program.

Abstract & Case Submissions

The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are pleased to open the abstract and case submission period. Please submit abstracts and cases by January 13, 2017 to be considered for presentation at the Pediatric Transplant ID Symposium. Click here to submit your presentations online.