Research Day 2024


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The Dr William H. Lakey Transplantation Lectureship was created through the generosity of the Lakey family. Dr Bill Lakey performed the first kidney transplant at the University of Alberta Hospital in 1967 and would go on to perform nearly 800 more. Dr Lakey was a true transplantation pioneer who bettered the lives of countless Canadians through his passion and dedication.



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Date:          Wednesday May 15, 2024 
Time:         8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Location:   University of Alberta Hospital - Walter Mackenzie Centre
                    8440 - 112 Street (Use main entrance on East Side of building)
                    Room: Bernard Snell Hall (Level 1, Room 12) map

Program at a glance

08:15–08:30   Registration

08:30–08:40   (Bernard Snell Hall and Zoom)
                           Opening remarks with Drs. Jason Acker and Tom Stelfox

08:40–09:40   Professional Development session for graduate students
                          (Bernard Snell Hall and Zoom)
                          The art of writing a grant: pearls and pitfalls with Dr. Jason Weatherald
                          Essential Components of a Research Presentation: What You Need to Know
                          with Dr. Gina Rayat

09:40-09:50   Break

09:50-10:50   Patient-focused session (Bernard Snell Hall and Zoom)
                        Long COVID and Post-COVID Conditions in SOT with
                         Dr. Dima Kabbani and Donna's Experience: Coping with the Challenges
                         of Long COVID with Ms. Donna Krilow

10:50-11:00   Break

11:00-12:00   Oral Presentations (Bernard Snell Hall and Zoom)

12:00-13:00   Lunch

13:00-14:15   DCD, organ perfusion and ethical considerations with Drs. Dennis Djogovic,
                         Markus Selzner and Michael van Manen (Bernard Snell Hall and Zoom)

14:15-14:30  Break

14:30-15:30  Poster Presentations (Bernard Snell Hall)

15:30-15:50  Closing remarks with Dr. Lori West, ATI director
15:50-16:40  Keynote: Dr. Marie-Josée Hébert (Bernard Snell Hall and Zoom)
                       “Neurovascular reserve in transplantation, the key to long-term
                        Allograft function?”

16:40-17:00  Awards for Best Talk/Posters (Bernard Snell Hall and Zoom)