2020 AWARD RECIPIENTS

Congratulations!


CST Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Peter Nickerson

Awarded to a well established transplant physician surgeon or scientist for their internationally recognized work in the field of transplantation and participation in the development of transplantation activities in Canada.


CST Clinician Recognition Award

Dr. Cecilia Chaparro

In recognition of exemplary commitment to the CST mission through excellence in front-line clinical innovation, program development, humanitarianism and/or education.


CST Research Excellence Award

Dr. Ana Konvalinka

In recognition of research achievement and excellence in the field of transplantation.


CST Education and Teaching Excellence Award 

Dr. Jeffrey Schiff

In recognition of exemplary commitment to the CST mission through excellence in teaching and educational program development, as part of the care of Canadian organ transplant patients.


CST-Astellas T3 Competition

Istvan Mucsi

Title: Enabling informed shared decision making about living kidney donation for members of African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) communities Ð co-developing a community based framework to improve risk discussions for potential living kidney donor candidates

Anne Halpin

Title:  ABO-histocompatibility: 21st-century ABO antibody testing for kidney transplantation 

Marcelo Cypel

Title: Semi-Elective Lung Transplantation Using a 10C Cold Static Preservation


CST Pediatric Group, Pediatric Transplant Trainee Research

Best Paediatric Transplant Abstract, Basic Science
Sachiko Kadowaki

Title: Validation of the Intraventricular Balloon Technique as an Alternative Functional Assessment of Donation After Circulatory Death Heart

Best Paediatric Transplant Abstract, Clinical Science
Tatsuma Hind

Title: Post-Traumatic Stress as a Determinant of Quality of Life in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Recipients


 CST Research Training Awards

Aadil Ali

Title: Investigating novel methods for extending the preservation period of donor lungs offered for transplantation

Ana Catalina Alvarez Elias

Title: The threshold of cumulative calcineurin inhibitors exposure and underlying pharmacogenomics as a risk factor for chronic kidney disease in non-renal solid organ transplant recipients

Benoit Henry

Title: Evaluation of novel diagnostic tests in exhaled breath condensate (EBC) for Aspergillus infection in lung transplant recipients


Top Abstract Awards

Aadil Ali

Title: Metabolic rehabilitation through intermittent normothermic ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) usage allows for successful 3-day preservation

Sofia Farkona

Title: Monitoring chronic lung allograft dysfunction by quantifying renin angiotensin system-regulated proteins in bronchoalveolar lavage

Jenny Tran

Title: Precision medicine in kidney transplantation: comparing actual and predicted epitope mismatches in deceased donor kidney transplantation