Celebrate Transplant: Improving quality of life and outcomes for patients through research

The Transplant Research Foundation of BC invites you to join them on September 19, 2023 to hear about the exciting and innovative research funded by the Transplant Research Foundation of BC. Enjoy informative and stimulating presentations from leaders in the field of transplantation and network within the transplant community.

Speakers and Topics:
  • Christina Shellenberg and Jody Max, Providence Health Care: Evaluation of the living kidney donation patient and family group
  • Dr. Alice Virani, recipient of the TRF Venture Grant: Exploring ethical considerations in relation to direct contact between pediatric transplant recipients and donor families
  • Dr. Sara Belga and Gale Ladua, Special Project Grant: Addressing emerging issues in COVID-19 for recipients
  • Dr. Megan Levings, TRF Featured Researcher: Harnessing the power of the immune system to induce tolerance and reduce immunosuppression
  • Nick Kanaan, double lung recipient: A patient’s perspective on research
Enjoy light refreshments and appetizers while listening to live music provided by Vancouver’s jazz crooner, Bobby Bacchus.
Registration and reception start at 5:00pm. Presentations begin at 5:40pm.

Please note: if you are unable to attend in person there is the option of online viewing. Please email newlife@trfbc.org for more information on this service.