Dr. Peter Nickerson, BSc (Med), MD, FRCPC, FCAHS
Dr. Peter Nickerson is a Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine and Immunology and the Vice-Dean Research, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. He is the Medical Director of Transplant Manitoba and the Medical Advisor, Organ Donation and Transplantation Division, Canadian Blood Services (CBS).
Dr. Nickerson holds the Flynn Family Chair in Renal Transplantation at the University of Manitoba. Funded by the CIHR and NIH, his research program focuses on mechanisms underlying acute and chronic transplant rejection; developing non-invasive techniques for the diagnosis of renal allograft rejection; and health care system design to enhance access to transplant.
08:00 - 09:30
|Plenary Session — Transplant Ethics- Borders and Barriers||Balancing utility and equity in the organ allocation system||Bayshore D/E/F|
11:10 - 12:10
|Interactive Workshop — Epitope Matching: Are we ready for prime time?||Epitope matching for organ allocation - future matching strategies||Bayshore D|