General information

Organized by:
– International Society of Nephrology (ISN) – Sister Renal Center Project
– European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT)

• Endorsed by:
– Romanian Society of Nephrology
– University of Edinburgh (UK)
– Timofei Moşneaga Republican Clinical Hospital Chişinău (Republic of Moldova)
– Moldova Renal Foundation (Republic of Moldova)
– Dr. C.I. Parhon Hospital Iaşi (Romania)
– European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA www.era-edta.org), DESCARTES Working Group
– Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iaşi (Romania)
– Nicolae Testemiţanu State University of Medicine and Pharmacy Chişinău (Republic of Moldova)

• Co-Chairmen of the Organizing Committee:
– Adrian Covic MD, PhD, FRCP, FERA, FESC (President-Elect, Romanian Society of Nephrology)
– Gabriel C. Oniscu MBChB, MD, FRCS (Secretary General, ESOT)

• Scientific Secretary: Lecturer Dr. Ionuţ Nistor (Secretary, Romanian Society of Nephrology)

• Topics:
– donor and recipient issues
– current challenges for a transplant program
– immunosuppression and biomarkers
– transplant histology
– living donor transplant procedure broadcasting live

• International Speakers:

– Lynsey Farwell – Edinburgh, UK
– Christine Jansen – Edinburgh, UK
– Jen Lumsdaine – Falkirk, UK
– Umberto Maggiore – Parma, Italy
– Patrick Mark – Glasgow, UK
– Amanda Marshall – Edinburgh, UK
– Emma Massey – Rotterdam, Netherlands
– Maarten Naesens – Leuven, Belgium
– Rainer Oberbauer – Vienna, Austria
– Gabriel Oniscu – Edinburgh, UK
– Paul Phelan – Edinburgh, UK
– John Terrace – Edinburgh, UK
– David Turner – Edinburgh, UK
– Olivier Thaunat – Lyon, France

• Expected audience: professionals involved in renal transplantation in Southeastern European countries

• An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME for CME accreditation of this event.