USTRS 2024 Annual Meeting

 2024 USTRS Annual Meeting

San Antonio, Texas - Held during the AUA Annual Meeting

Sunday, May 5, 2024, 1:00pm- 5:00pm

Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk

Republic AB Ballroom, 4th Floor

Abstract Deadline:  February 20, 2024



  • 1:00 PM: Welcome Reception / check in
  • 1:15 PM: President's Welcome. Dr. Alberto Breda
  • 1:20 PM: Cross-fire Debate:  Paired Exchange vs Desensitization. Speakers: Dr. Edmund Huang, Nephrologist, Cedars Comprehensive Transplant Ctr. vs  Dr. Michael Rees, Univ. of Toledo (National Kidney Registry)
  • 1:45 PM:  Transplantation in times of War (Ukraine and Gaza experience): Dr. Abdel Hammad
  • 2:10 PM: Break
  • 2:25 PM: Kapoor Lecture: Adjuvant Treatment for Renal Cell Carcinoma 
      • A detailed lecture focusing on the latest strategies and advancements in adjuvant treatment for renal cell carcinoma.
  • 2:50 PM: Hot Topics in Kidney Transplantation a Look at 2022/23 Literature and Evidence
      • A session highlighting and discussing current hot topics and emerging trends in kidney transplantation.
  • 3:15 PM: Xenotransplantation: The Future is Now: Dr. Albin Gritsch, Kidney Transplant Surgery/Urology, UCLA
      • An insightful presentation on the progress, challenges, and future of xenotransplantation in clinical practice.
  • 3:45 PM: CUA Guidelines on Evaluation of an Adrenal Mass.
      • Review of new guidelines
  • 4:15 PM: Resident Presentations on Innovative Research
      • A series of presentations by resident doctors showcasing cutting-edge research and clinical case studies in transplantation medicine.