George V. Mazariegos, MD, is Chief of Pediatric Transplantation at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation and at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute. He is a professor at the University of Pittsburgh in the departments of Surgery, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and holds the Jamie Lee Curtis Chair in Pediatric Transplantation Surgery. Dr. Mazariegos served as recent Past President for the Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Association (IRTA) and as Secretary/Treasurer of Studies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT). He is also an active member of the American Surgical Association and the Society for University Surgeons. Recently, Dr. Mazariegos and colleagues founded the Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation (www.starzlnetwork.org), a consortium bringing innovation and tech partners together with patients, families and transplant centers to transform outcomes in children receiving transplantation.
14:30 - 15:40
|Workshop — IPTA-SPLIT Session on Addressing the gap between pediatric organ demand and supply: New strategies to increase the graft pool||VIRTUAL|
12:00 - 13:55
|Plenary — Keeping the Graft for the Near Term: Perioperative challenges||VIRTUAL|
16:20 - 16:50
|State-of-the-Art Session — Organ Bioengineering- Lessons from the intestine||VIRTUAL|
|Scientific Advisory Committee: Chairs||Congress Co-Chair|