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.
PARTNERS OF THE HALLORAN LAB:
Alberta Health Services
U of A Department of Medicine
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ATI TEACHING LECTURES
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