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New Models for Delivering Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Nelson J. Chao, MD, MBA
Professor of Medicine
Donald D. and Elizabeth G. Cooke Cancer Research Professor
Professor in Immunology
Research Professor of Global Health
Professor in Pathology
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Chief, Division of Cell Therapy in the Department of Medicine
Duke University
Durham, NC

Faculty PhotoPediatric Cancer Survivorship
Matthew Ehrhardt, MD, MS
Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN
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Transplantation with Low-Listing MELD Scores
Richard K. Gilroy, MD
Medical Director of Hepatology & Liver Transplantation
Intermountain Medical Center
Murray, UT

Faculty PhotoGrowing Challenges in Heart Transplantation
Radha Gopalan, MD, FACC
Section Director, Advanced Heart Failure
Banner Health
Phoenix, AZ
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Infectious Complications After CAR T-cell Therapy
Joshua A. Hill, MD
Assistant Member, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center;
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA

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Update on GVHD Therapies: Acute and Chronic
Daanish Hoda, MD
Hematologic Malignancy Medical Director – Intermountain Healthcare
Loveland Clinic for Blood Cancer Therapy
Salt Lake City, UT

Faculty PhotoFrailty in Transplantation
Michelle James, MS, RN, CNS, CCTN
Solid Organ Transplant Service Line Administrative Director
University of Minnesota Health
Minneapolis, MN
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Applying Genomics in Transplantation
Brendan J. Keating, PhD
Research Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplantation
Perelman School of Medicine;
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Faculty PhotoNew Therapies for Acute Myeloid Leukemia 
Nandita Khera, MD, MPH
Consultant, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Assistant Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, AZ
Faculty PhotoCurrent Status on Predicting, Inducing and Monitoring Graft Tolerance in Kidney Transplantation
Joseph R. Leventhal, MD, PhD
Fowler McCormick Professor of Surgery
Northwestern Medicine
Chicago, IL
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Current Approaches to Intestinal Failure, Including a Patient’s Perspective
David F. Mercer, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS
Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Transplantation
Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE

Faculty PhotoFrailty in Transplantation
Michael Petty, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS
Cardiothoracic Clinical Nurse Specialist
University of Minnesota Health
Minneapolis, MN
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In Search for a Cure for Sickle Cell Disease
Joseph Rosenthal, MD
Barron Hilton Professor & Chair in Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
City of Hope
Duarte, CA

Faculty PhotoTransplantation for Acute Liver Failure
Anil Seetharam, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Liver Transplant
Banner Transplant and Advanced Liver Disease Center
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
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Cardiac Surgery in Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease
Gennaro Selvaggi, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; 
Miami Transplant Institute
Miami, FL

Conference Planning Committee

Sarah Chart, RN
Senior Director
OptumHealth Education
Eden Prairie, MN

Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Activity Manager
OptumHealth Education
Eden Prairie, MN

Alan N. Langnas, DO, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Director, Center of Transplantation
Chief, Section of Transplantation,
Department of Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center;
Director of Liver Transplantation
Nebraska Medicine
Omaha, NE

C. Fred LeMaistre, MD
Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President, Market Operations
Physician-in-Chief, Hematology
Sarah Cannon
Nashville, TN

Tina Rydland, PharmD
Crystal Clear Rx
Denver, CO

Crystal Wong, MD
Propoint Medical Writing
Wexford, PA