Time Table

­­November 21, 2018 Wednesday

8:00-8:10 Welcome and Opening Speech
8:10-10:00 Chairman: Einollahi, Argani, Ghatmiri
Virtual Crossmatch in Kidney Transplantation, is it better? Samavat (Iran), 20 min

Non-HLA Targets of Alloantibodies in Kidney Transplantation: Argani (Iran), 20 min

Induction in Renal Transplantation: Ahmadpoor (France), 20 min

Kidney Transplantation in Highly Sensitized Patients: Prof. Glotz (France), 20 min

Desensitization Using Specific Anti-HLA antibody Removal: The Novel Methods, Shakiba (Iran), 20 min

Question: 10 min
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11 Plenary Chairman: Dalili, Bastani, Ghanji
Endothelial Cell Immunoregulation is Impaired by Inflammation and by Donor Specific Antibodies: Prof. Mooney (France)

11:00-12:30 Chairman: Dalili, Bastani, Ghanji
Allograft Survival Risk Stratification: Ahmadpoor (France), 20 min

Anti-Complement Therapy in Kidney Transplantation: Prof. Glotz (France), 20 min

The Immunobiological Basis for Antibody Mediated Rejection: Prof. Mooney (France), 20 min

Treatments in Antibody Mediated Rejection: Prof. Glotz (France), 20 min

Question: 10 min
12:30-13:30 Prayer Time and Lunch
13:30-15:00 Chairman: Najafian, Shakiba, Ardalan
Living donation, new paradigms: Ahmadpoor (France), 30 min

Update in Banff Classification: Prof. Bastani (USA), 30 min

Highlights in Transplant Immunology: Ahmadpoor (France), 30 min

15:00-15:30​ Break
15:30-18:00 Nursing topics

­­November 22, 2018 Thursday

8:00-10:00 Chairman: Rahbar, Shahidi, Nobakht
The Use of Rituximab in Kidney Disease: What the Nephrologist Needs to Know
The Use of Rituximab in GN: Nazemian (Iran) , 20 min

The Use of Rituximab in Lupus Nephritis: Shahidi (Iran), 20 min

The Use of Rituximab in Pediatrics: Mohkam (Iran), 20 min

The Use of Rituximab in Kidney Transplantation: Nemati (Iran), 20 min

Complications of Rituximab Using: Rahbar (Iran), 30 min

Question: 10 min
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Plenary Chairman: Ghods, Abbasi, Nafar
An Update on Uric Acid: Prof. Bastani (USA) , 30 min

11:00-12:30 Chairman: Ghods, Abbasi, Nafar
Updates in Fabry Disease: Najafian (USA), 20 min
Contrast Induced Nephropathy; Through the Lens of Nephrology: Dalili (Iran), 20 min

Renal Recovery after AKI: Nasiri (Iran), 20 min

Structural Predictors of Progression in Diabetic Kidney Disease: Najafian (USA), 20 min
12:30-13:30 Prayer Time and Lunch
13:30-15:00 Chairman: Alavian, Rostami, Samavat
Epidemiology of HCV infection among hemodialysis patients in Iran and prevention strategies: Einollahi (Iran), 20 min

Management of HCV infection in CKD patients: Alavian (Iran), 20 min

Management of Hepatitis C infection in kidney transplant recipients: Rizzetto (Italy), 20 min

HCV infection and kidney disease: Abbasi 20 min
Question: 10 min
15:00-15:30​ Break
15:30-18:00 Nursing topics

­­November 23, 2018 Friday

9:00-12:00 Nephropathology: Case Discussions
Najafian (USA)
Sadeghipour (Iran)
Asgari (Iran)
and Sotoodeh (Iran)
8:00-18:00 Nursing Topics
Rahimzadeh
Tabkhi
Tayebi