7th Annual St. Jude/PIDS
Transplant and Immunocompromised Hosts ID Symposium:
Bench to Bedside Preliminary Program at a Glance

Wednesday, March 11

6:00-8:00 p.m. Meet the Experts (new) and Satellite Registration – Westin/Tennessee Ballroom
  • How to develop a career in Transplant ID
  • APP roles in Transplant ID
  • The role of ASP and pharmacist in Transplant ID
  • The future of scholarship in ID in IC

Thursday, March 12

7:00 a.m. Breakfast
7:45-8:00 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
8:00-9:00 a.m. Grand Rounds
Clinical Perspective and Significance of CAR-T cell Therapy in Children: What is the Future?
Updates Two Years after FDA Approval
Stephan Grupp, MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
9:00-9:45 a.m. HLH updates and innovations
"It's a Bird..It's a Plane..It's Super-mac!"
Ashish Kumar, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
BREAK (9:45-9:55 a.m.)
Research Updates
9:55-10:25 a.m.

Oral Abstract:  Modeling Zika virus tissue tropism in rhesus macaques to define the risk of donor derived transmission
Taylor Treadway, Student, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Oral Abstract: Safety of Live Attenuated Vaccines Administered after Pediatric Liver Transplantation
Chiaki Tao-Kidoguchi, MD, National Center for Child Health and Development

PIDS/St Jude Transplant ID Research in Progress
10:25-10:50 a.m.

CMV T cell Immunity Study Update

Daniel Dulek, MD, Vanderbilt University

PIDTRAN Research Update
Gabriela Maron, MD, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

CMV-specific T cell Immunity in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation Study Update
Daniel Dulek, MD, Vanderbilt University

FDA Proposal Update: Incidence and Outcomes of Human Adenovirus Infection and Disease Among a Multicenter Observational Cohort of Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients
Brian T. Fisher, DO, MSCE, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Platform Presentations
10:55-11:40 a.m. Virus specific T cells after Bone Marrow Transplant: Broadening Applicability
Catherine Bollard, MD, Children’s National Medical Center
11:40-12:25 p.m. "B-sides": Novel Correlates of Immune Responses to Vaccination
Anoma Nellore, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
LUNCH PICK UP (12:25 – 12:35 p.m.)
Cases Conferences (30 minutes each)
12:35-1:05 p.m. Challenging Cases in HSCT and Other Oncology Patients
Gabriela Maron, MD, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Hamid Bassiri, MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
1:05-1:35 p.m. Challenging Cases in SOT Recipients
Flor Munoz-Rivas, MD, Texas Children’s Hospital
Benjamin Hanisch, MD, Children’s National Medical Center
1:35-2:05 p.m. Challenging Cases in Other Immunocompromised Hosts
William Muller, MD, PhD, Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Natasha Halasa, MD, MPH, Vanderbilt Pediatrics, Nashville
BREAK (2:05-2:15 p.m.)

Platform Presentations
2:15-3:00 p.m.

Update on Viral infections in Solid Organ Transplant Patients

"Major Viral Infections in Solid Organ Transplant Patients: An Update"
Upton Allen, MD, Hospital for Sick Kids

3:00-3:45 p.m. Drug Resistant Bacterial Infections in Pediatric Transplant Patients: A Growing Challenge
Gabriela Maron, MD, St. Jude Children’s Research
Ask the Panelists
3:45-4:30 p.m. Drs. Stephan Grupp, Ashish Kumar, Anoma Nellore, Upton Allen, and Gabriela Maron
BREAK (4:30-4:45 p.m.)
4:45-6:00 p.m. Posters with Professors