Meet-the-Professor Session:
27. Top 10 Papers in Transplant Infectious Diseases
Friday, October 21, 2011: 7:30 AM-8:30 AM
Room: 104ABC

Learning Objectives:

During this session the speakers will review the most notable papers published in the fields of solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in the past year. At the completion of the session participants will be able to:

  • appraise recent studies in transplant ID
  • summarize recent advances in the management of transplant-related infections

Target Audience: Researchers, Pharmacists, Microbiologists, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Academicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Atul Humar, MD, University of Alberta and Steven Pergam, MD, MPH, University of Washington


8:00 AM
Steven Pergam, MD, MPH

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.0 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.1 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-158-L01-P


A. Humar, Roche: Investigator, Research support
Astellas: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Pfizer: Requested Unrestricted Educational Funds, Educational grant

S. Pergam, Viropharma: Consultant, Research grant
Chimerix: Investigator and Research Contractor, Research grant and Research support
Merck: Investigator, Research support
Seattle Genetics: Research Contractor, Research grant

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.