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Current Topics in Histocompatibility and Transplantation

reaches scores of individuals through real-time, ninety minute in-depth audio conferences involving organizations and people from around the world. Without ever leaving their workplace, participants can register and listen to the lectures in one of two ways: either LIVE on the day of the conference, or through listening to the a recording of the lecture (RECORDED lectures include slides as a PowerPoint file and audio recording). This convenient and cost-effective educational tool allows histocompatibility and transplantation professionals to keep current in the field of histocompatibility testing and transplantation.


Participants can also earn ABHI CEC for listening to recorded lectures from previous years (to order the lecture from previous years please use order forms). Our continuing education program is approved by the American Board for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics and all participants earn ABHI Continuing Education Credit (CEC) equal to 1.5 contact hours or 0.225 CEC per lecture (equal credit is given for participation in both live and recorded lectures).

For 2015-2018 our provider numbers are as follows:


ABHI 2018-45

CA 0085
FL 50-2203


ABHI 2017-43

CA 0085
FL 50-2203


ABHI 2016-32

CA 0085
FL 50-2203


ABHI 2015-25

CA 0085
FL 50-2203


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2018 Brochure


Upcoming Lectures

June 12, 2018 — Next-Generation HLA Antibody Analysis Using HLA
Matchmaker — Paul Sikorski and Kevin Harrell

Please note that the June 12th teleconference has been rescheduled

for September 11, 2018

July 10, 2018 — HaploStats: A Tool That’s Not Just for Donor Search — Tami Maus and Kelly Lazration

July 24, 2018 — Antibody
Mediated Rejection in Heart Transplantation—Jon Kobashigawa

July 31, 2018 — UNOS Histocompatibility Committee Update — Robert Bray and Cathi Murphey Half

August 7, 2018 — Dissecting the Contribution of Complex Genetic Variation to Human Traits — Melissa Gymrek

August 14, 2018 — The Diverse World of Bugs Within: How the Microbiome Affects Transplantation — Tessa Andermann

August 28, 2018 —  Time to Transition from Empiric to Precision Medicine — Peter Nickerson


September 11, 2018 — Next-Generation HLA Antibody Analysis Using HLA Matchmaker — Paul Sikorski and Kevin Harrell

Rescheduled from June 12, 2018

September 18, 2018 —  Advances in Combating Transplant Tourism and Organ Trafficking — John Gill

September 25, 2018 — Effect of Genetic Ancestry on Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Outcome — Abeer Madbouly

October 16, 2018 — The Role of Innate Alloreactivity in Transplant Rejection — Martin Oberbarnscheidt

October 30, 2018 — Keeping it simple: HLA Testing for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation — Robert Liwski

November 6, 2018 — HLA Antibody Specificity Interpretation for the Novice — Olga Timofeeva and Sandra Rosen-Bronson

November 20, 2018 — Crossmatch Interpretation for the Novice  —
Dong Li and Sandra Rosen-Bronson

December 4, 2018 — Flow Cytometric Crossmatch QC Challenges — David Cantu and Matthew Najor


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The teleconferences in 2018

are held on Tuesdays at 1:00 PM ET.













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