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Onsite Press Briefings at American Transplant Congress.



American Transplant transplant
 or graft

Partial or complete organ or other body part removed from one site and attached at another. It may come from the same or a different person or an animal. One from the same person—most often a skin graft—is not rejected.
 Congress:
EVENT:   PRESS BRIEFINGS: AMERICAN TRANSPLANT CONGRESS 2007 -
         SAN FRANCISCO, CA

DATE:    MONDAY, MAY 7, 2007 and TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2007

PLACE:   MOSCONE CONVENTION CENTER WEST - PRESS ROOM #2006 -
         800 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA

DETAILS:

         MONDAY, MAY 7 - 9:30 A.M.
         RACE & TRANSPLANTATION: CLOSING THE GAP
         Wida Cherikh, PhD, UNOS
         Carlton J. Young, MD, University of Alabama Hospital

         MONDAY, MAY 7 - 1:00 P.M.
         PREVIEW: WHAT'S HOT, WHAT'S NEW?
         Paul Martin, MD, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
         Susan Lerner, MD, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

         TUESDAY, MAY 8 - 12:30 P.M.
         SAFETY & ETHICAL ISSUES IN ORGAN DONATION
         Thomas Mone, CEO, One Legacy and President-Elect of the
         Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO)


The world's leading experts have gathered to share key data at the seventh annual American Transplant Congress 2007 (ATC ATC Air Traffic Control
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) - happening now through Wednesday, May 9 at the Moscone Convention Center West in San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden , CA. Physicians, surgeons, scientists, nurses, organ procurement The fancy word for "purchasing." The procurement department within an organization manages all the major purchases.  personnel and pharmacists This is a list of notable pharmacists.
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, have come from all over to share knowledge and to speak in-depth about their latest findings. The conference expects more than 5,000 attendees over the course of the meeting. Important transplantation updates and discoveries will be released through oral presentations that span hundreds of topics that are both timely and crucial in advancing the field of transplantation medicine. The goal of this joint meeting, sponsored by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS ASTS American Society of Transplant Surgeons
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) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST (AST Computer, Irvine, CA) A PC manufacturer founded in 1980 by Albert Wong, Safi Quershey and Tom Yuen (A, S and T). It offered a complete line of PCs that sold through its dealer channel. ) is to educate, inform and create an arena for exchange of new scientific and clinical information, and support an interchange of ideas focusing on transplantation care and management issues.

Visit www.atcmeeting.org for a complete meeting schedule, key speakers, information, and meeting times.
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