Wednesday, March 6:  Satellite Registration (Westin Beale Street Hotel)

Thursday, March 7


Morning Session


7:55 – 8:05 AM

Welcome and Opening Comments

8:05 – 8:50 AM

Net immunosuppression in SOT and Impact on Infections
Jay Fishman, MD
Mass General Transplant Center

8:50 – 9:35 AM

Novel approaches to fever and neutropenia
Lillian Sung, MD, PhD
The Hospital for Sick Children Paediatric 

9:35 – 9:45 AM

Coffee Break

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM

Panel Discussion: What to do about EBV?
Moderator:  Hayley Gans, MD, Stanford University
Panelists:  Michael Green, MD, MPH, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh; Betsy Herold, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; and Gabriela Maron, MD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

10:30 – 11:15 AM

Diagnostic updates and dilemmas
Randy Hayden, MD
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Research Rapid Rounds
Oral Presentations by Attendees:  Sarah Heston, MD, Duke University and Dana Danino, MD, Nationwide Children's Hospital

12:00 - 12:15 PM

Lunch Pick Up

Afternoon Session


12:15 - 1:00 PM

New Approaches to Old Infections in HSCT
Stella Davies, MBBS, PhD, MRCP
Cincinnati Children's Hospital

1:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Breakout Cases

  1.  Challenging cases in HSCT (Moderator:  Marian Michaels, MD, MPH, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh)
  2.  Challenging cases in SOT (Moderator:  Flor M. Munor, MD, Baylor College of Medicine) 
  3.  Challenging cases in immunocompromised (non transplant) hosts (Moderator:  Jan A. Englund, MD, Seattle Children's Hospital)
3:15 - 3:30 PM

Coffee Break

3:30 – 4:15 PM

Microbiome and its impact on immune function and engraftment
Ami Bhatt, MD
Mass General Hospital

4:15 – 5:00 PM

Donor Derived Infections
Marian Michaels, MD, MPH
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Posters with Professors