Dr Phil Halloran

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CFI funds the Alberta Transplant Applied Genomics Centre (ATAGC) at the University of Alberta: The University of Alberta and the Alberta Transplant Aplied Genomics Centre (Director: Dr Phil Halloran) received a generous grant in December 2006, from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and the Alberta Science and Research Investments Program (ASRIP). The total grant amount received by the lab is $12.5 million. CFI and ASRIP will each contribute 40% of the total amount, and 20% is provided by other sources including the University of Alberta.


Dr. Banu Sis is the Principal Investigator on a three year CIHR Operating Grant for $ 368,529 (total funding). Project title: “Endothelial changes identify kidney transplants at risk for antibody-mediated rejection and graft loss”. April 1, 2010 – March 31, 2013.

Dr Michael Mengel received the 2009 Gloria Gallo Young Investigator Award of the Renal Pathology Society for outstanding contributions to the field of Renal Pathology

Dr Luis G. Hidalgo received the Top Clinical Presentation Award at the 2009 American Society of Transplantation's Distinguished Fellows Research Forum in San Diego. Luis’s presentation title was “Refinement of human antibody-mediated histologic lesions and mechanistic insight into the mechanism of antibody-mediated rejection”

Dr Michael Mengel received the 2009 Biotest Award for the best clinical abstract presented at the Europena Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT), Paris , France.
Dr. Mengel also received a grant from Roche Organ Transplantation Research Foundation (ROTRF): "The Integrin-TGF-beta-pathway in Interstial Fibrosis and Tubular Atrophy in human renal allografts"

Jeff Venner was awarded the CIHR Fredrick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) Master's Award. He was one of Canada's top ranked candidates in the competition.
Dr Banu Sis was awarded a Young Investigator Award at the 2008 American Transplant Congress.
Dr. Sis also received a grant from Roche Organ Transplantation Research Foundation (ROTRF): "The transcriptome of antibody-mediated rejection in human renal allografts ($193K) and a grant from Kidney & Urology Foundation of America – Renal Pathology Society ($5,000 US)"

Dr Gunilla Einecke successfully defended her PhD thesis on Dec 12, 2008. Her thesis title was Mechanisms of Epithelial Deterioration During Renal Allograft Rejection.

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Tx ID: TOP 10 Developments for 2010

Lung Transplantation - Dr D. Lein & Dr J. Weinkauf

Luminex overview - Dr Luis G. Hidalgo

Prevention of Renal Impairment in Liver Allograft Recipients - Dr James Nueberger

Responses of Renal Allografts to Anti-Donor Antibodies - Dr Mark Haas

Self-Sufficency in Solid Organ Transplantation- Dr John Gill.pptx

Infectious Disease Screening in Tx - Dr Karen Douchette

Transplant_ID_Basics - Dr A. Humar

Structural based HLA matching - Dr Luis Hidalgo

Writing and Publishing Papers - Dr Phil Halloran

Transplant PLD - Dr Sandra Cockfield

Conventional and Controversial Solutions to the Shortage of Kidneys - Dr B Hippen

The Use and Misuse of Microarray Analysis in Transplant Studies - Dr Jeff Reeve

Updates from the 2009 Banff Conference on Allografts and Future Directions - Dr Banu Sis

CMV in Solid Organ Transplantation - Dr Atul Humar

History of Transplant - Dr Sandra Cockfield

ATI_Talk_Feb2009 - Dr Trish Campbell