In Collaboration with the Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation Association (IRTA) and the ESPGHAN Network of Intestinal Failure and Transplantation in Europe (NITE) working group

11th International Pediatric Intestinal Failure and Rehabilitation Symposium

Virtual Town Hall
Friday, June 26, 2020
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT

The first virtual Town Hall of the International Pediatric Intestinal Failure and Rehabilitation Symposium is scheduled for Friday, June 26, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT. The day-long, live streamed event will feature:

  • Top abstracts selected for the 2020 meeting
  • Keynote presentations
  • Interactive Event: “Perspectives in Surgical Short Gut Syndrome”
  • Patient and family participation
  • Virtual poster session

Registration fees are discounted as follows:

  • $75 for Physicians
  • $50 for Allied Health Professionals and Trainees
  • $25 for Family and Patients

Additionally, the virtual Town Hall will be recorded and available to all registered participants to accommodate those who are unable to attend the live stream due to a time zone difference or other commitment.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ - click here to learn how to receive your continuing education credit.

Dietitians may receive up to five (5) CPE credit hours for the event - click here to download certificate
The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

Registration

If you have already registered for PIFRS 2020, please contact Lori Glisan by email at lglisan@thehuttongroup.com to either transfer your registration or request a full refund and for hotel cancellation information. Please wait for Lori's reply before registering for the virtual Town Hall.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Course Directors

View our distinguished list of course directors and planning committee members. Learn more.

Agenda and Speakers

Time
Session
Speaker
10:00 – 10:05 a.m.
Welcome Address
Yaron Avitzur, MD
Medical Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation

Paul Wales, MD
Pediatric Surgeon
Director, Group for Intestinal Function and Treatment (GIFT)

Transplant & Regenerative Medicine Centre
The Hospital for Sick Children
10:05 – 10:35 a.m.
Keynote lecture #1
Intestinal Trophic factors
25 min talk, 5 min Q&A
Patricia Brubaker, PhD
Physiologist
University of Toronto
10:35 – 10:50 a.m.
COVID-19 in the Solid Organ Transplant Population
15 min talk, 5 min Q&A
Mercedes Martinez, MD
Medical Director, Intestinal Transplant Program, Center for Liver Disease and Abdominal Organ Transplantation
Columbia University
10:50 – 11:10 a.m.
Allied Health Session:
Overview and Update on Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Intestinal Failure
17 min talk, 3 min Q&A
Anna Gold, PhD
Staff Psychologist
Transplant & Regenerative Medicine Centre
The Hospital for Sick Children
11:10 – 11:30 a.m.
Intestinal Failure Session:
Innovative therapies and approaches in intestinal failure – What is in the pipeline?
 
15 min talk, 5 min Q&A
Kishore Iyer, MBBS
Mount Sinai Medical Center
11:30 – 11:50 a.m.Nutrition Session:
Feeding the intestine transplant recipient
15 min talk, 5 min Q&A
Florence Lacaille
Consultant, Pediatric Hepatology, Liver and Intestinal Transplantation, Pediatric Gastroenterology-Hepatology-Nutrition, Hôpital Necker-Enfants maladies
11:50 – 12:10 p.m.
Intestinal Transplant Session:
Antibody mediated rejection – prevention and management

15 min talk, 5 min Q&A
Jason Hawksworth, MD
Georgetown University Hospital
12:10 – 12:45 p.m.
BREAK
Virtual Poster Session
Sponsor Spotlight
12:45 – 1:35 p.m.
Top Abstract Presentations
8 min talk, 4 min Q&A per abstract

 
1:35 – 2:35 p.m.
Cases and Commentaries in Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome. A Virtual Symposium Supported by an Independent Educational Grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
George Mazariegos
Chief, Pediatric Transplantation
UPMC Children’s Hospital Pittsburgh

Paul Wales
Pediatric Surgeon
Director, Group for Intestinal Function and Treatment (GIFT)
Transplant & Regenerative Medicine Centre
The Hospital for Sick Children

Yaron Avitzur
Medical Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation
Transplant & Regenerative Medicine Centre
The Hospital for Sick Children
2:35 – 2:45 p.m.
Welcome from the IRTA President
Simon Horslen, MB, ChB
Medical Director,
Solid Organ Transplantation,
Seattle’s Children’s Hospital
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.
Keynote lecture #2
Immunologic Considerations in Intestinal Transplant

25 min talk, 5 min Q&A
Megan Sykes, MD
Director, Columbia Center for Translational Immunology
Director of Research, Transplant Initiative
Director, Bone Marrow Transplantation Research, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Columbia University
3:15 – 3:25 p.m.
BREAK
Virtual Poster Session
3:25 – 3:50 p.m.
Registry Updates
Highlights from the ITR and the IFR

10 min each + 5 min Q&A
Robert Venick, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology
Medical Director, Intestinal Transplantation
UCLA Health

Yaron Avitzur, MD
Medical Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation
The Hospital for Sick Children
3:50 – 3:55 p.m.
Welcome to CIRTA 2021
Report from Auckland, New Zealand
Helen Evans, MD
Head of Department & Consultant Paediatric Hepatologist & Gastroenterologist
Starship Child Health

3:55 – 4:00 p.m.
Closing remarks
George Mazariegos , MD
Chief, Pediatric Transplantation
UPMC Children’s Hospital Pittsburgh
4:004:30 p.m.
Interactive Q&A With Faculty from Cases and Commentaries in Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome. Supported by an Independent Educational Grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. 
 

Allied Health Webinar – New!

Coming in the Fall of 2020. Learn more.

PIFRS 2022 – Save the Date!

Join us in 2022 for the live Pediatric Intestinal Failure and Rehabilitation Symposium, Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, at the Sheraton Toronto Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Learn more.

Questions?

Contact The Hutton Group on 724-562-0851 or lglisan@thehuttongroup.com

Sponsored By:

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Takeda

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American with Disabilities Act Information:
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by contacting Lori Glisan at 724-562-0851 or lglisan@thehuttongroup.com
 
Faculty Disclosure:
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.



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