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National Ex-Vivo Normothermic Perfusion Symposium

An NIHR Blood and Transplant Research Unit (BTRU) Event

Studying at Cambridge

 

National EVNP Symposium Programme

National Ex Vivo Normothermic Perfusion Symposium

Friday 3rd July 2015

Fitzwilliam College, Storey’s Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DG

www.fitz.cam.ac.uk

A UK Blood and Transplant Research Unit (BTRU) Event

Hosted by the University of Cambridge and the University of Newcastle

 

08:15

Coffee and Registration

Upper Hall 1

 

 

 

09:00

Welcome & Introduction to the National EVNP Symposium

Mr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy

Reddaway Room

 

 

 

09:10

Introduction to the BTRU

Prof Andrew Bradley & Prof Andy Fisher

Reddaway Room

 

 

 

09:20

Kidney EVNP

Chair: Prof Mike Nicholson & Prof Jordan Pober

Reddaway Room

 

 

 

09:20

 

Dr Mike Murphy (Cambridge)

Why mitochondria are important to surgeons

 

 

 

 

09:40

Prof Ina Jochmans (Leuven)

Kidney preservation - the European perspective

 

 

 

 

10:00

 

Mr Gabi Oniscu (Edinburgh)

Ex vivo normothermic perfusion or normothermic regional perfusion?

 

 

 

 

10:20

 

Dr Sarah Hosgood (Cambridge)

Renal Transplantation after EVNP

 

 

 

 

10:45

Coffee Break

Upper Hall 1

 

 

 

11:00

Lung EVNP

Chair: Prof Andy Fisher & Dr James Fildes

Reddaway Room

 

 

 

11:00

 

Prof Andrew Fisher (Newcastle)

Clinical EVLP – how far have we come?

 

 

 

 

11:20

 

Dr James Fildes (Manchester)

Leukocyte trafficking in experimental EVLP

 

 

 

 

11:40

 

Mr Simon Becker (Hannover)

Evaluating acellular vs. cellular perfusate composition in experimental EVLP

 

 

 

 

12:00

Mr Anders Andreasson (Newcastle)

Identifying predictive biomarkers in clinical EVLP

 

 

 

 

12:20

Pancreas, Small Bowel and Limb EVNP

Chair: Mr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy & Mr Christopher Callaghan

Reddaway Room

 

 

 

12:20

 

Mr Adam Barlow (Cambridge)

Is EVNP a useful tool for viability assessment of the pancreas?

 

 

 

 

12:40

 

Mr Mazin Hamed (Cambridge)

Small bowel EVNP as an experimental tool

 

 

 

 

12:50

Mr Mohamed Akhavani (Royal Free)

Composite graft EVNP: Potential applications in limb transplantation and beyond

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13:00

Lunch

Upper Hall 1

 

 

 

14:00

Heart EVNP

Chair: Prof John Dark & Prof Stig Steen

Reddaway Room

 

 

 

14:00

 

Dr Diana Garcia Saez (Harefield)

Perfusion for donor hearts outside of the standard acceptability criteria 

 

 

 

 

14:20

 

Mr Simon Messer (Papworth)

Perfusion strategies for successful clinical heart DCD transplantation

 

 

 

 

14:40

 

Prof Stig Steen (Lund)

Expanding the Donor Heart Pool – Transport and Assessment

 

 

 

 

15:00

Prof John Dark (Newcastle)

Overview – Dreams and Realities in Donor Heart perfusion

 

 

 

 

15:20

Liver EVNP

Chair: Prof Chris Watson & Prof Peter Friend

Reddaway Room

 

 

 

15:20

Prof Peter Friend (Oxford)

Perfusion characteristics predicting viable livers: initial experience

 

 

 

 

15:40

 

Mr Vasilis Kosmoliaptsis (Cambridge)

What’s the solution for perfusion?

 

 

 

 

16:00

 

Mr David Nasralla (Oxford)

Clinical liver EVNP: The COPE experience

 

 

 

 

16:20

Cross-Diaphragmatic Discussion Panel

Chair: Mr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy

Reddaway Room

 

 

 

 

All Session Chairs

Challenges and opportunities: Trial design and technology validation

 

 

 

 

16:55

Summary and Close

Mr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy

Reddaway Room

 

 

 

 

Symposium Steering Committee

Mr Kourosh Saeb-Parsy (Cambridge)

Prof Andrew Bradley (Cambridge)

Mr Chris Callaghan (London)

Prof John Dark (Newcastle)

Prof Andy Fisher (Newcastle)

Dr Sarah Hosgood (Cambridge)

Prof Michael Nicholson (Cambridge)

Mr Gabriel Oniscu (Edinburgh)

Mr Gavin Pettigrew (Cambridge)

Prof Jordan Pober (Yale)

Prof Christopher Watson (Cambridge)

Mr Colin Wilson (Newcastle)