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Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Dr. Atkinson to Represent M&I at ISHLT and ATS, 2017

Dr. Carl Atkinson authored four presentations for the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Meeting held in San Diego, CA. His late breaking abstract was also accepted to the American Thoracic Society 113th Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. Presentations listed below:

ISHLT, 2017

Poster Presentations:

Static cold storage induces metabolic alterations and autophagy in models of cardiac transplantation. Tran D, Dong C, Alawieh A, Beeson G, Atkinson C, Nadig S.

Augmentation of UW solution with a gap and tight junction stabilizing peptide ameliorates ischemia reperfusion injury and protects against the development of chronic rejection. Patel K, Cheng Q, Finnegan R, Ballish Z, Rucker L, Nadig S, Atkinson C.

N-acetylcysteine potentiates the protective effects of alpha-1-antitrypsin in a mouse model of orthotopic lung transplantation. Patel K, Cheng Q, Rucker L, Bazzle G, Nadig S, Atkinson C.

Oral Presentation:

Donor organ pretreatment with a gap and tight junction stabilizing peptide prevents IRI in a mouse model of lung transplantation. Cheng Q, Patel K, Zhu P, Rucker L, Allen P, Vasu C, Nadig S, Atkinson C.

ATS, 2017


Complement inhibition in brain dead donors mitigates post-lung transplantation inflammation in a murine model. Patel K, Cheng Q, Allen P, Rucker L, Tomlinson S, Nadig S, Atkinson C.


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