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Hematopoietic Stem Cell Donor Selection


Dear all,

We would like to inform that the course on “Hematopoietic Stem Cell Donor Selection” will be offered during the 19th Histocompatibility Meeting/22nd SBTMO Congress. This course will not have a registration fee, but only attendees registered in the SBTMO 2018 Congress shall be accepted.

Registration must be made in advance by email:

We kindly ask you to send your CV summary with the application form.
Deadline for registration: July 05 2018

Date: Aug. 04 18 (Saturday)
Time: 14:30 – 16:00
Limited vacancies: only 20 attendees
Venue: Hotel Windsor Barra, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Marcelo Fernandez-Viña
Stanford Medical Center, USA

Attendees shall learn about:
– Risk factors and limitations associated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT)
– Overview of the transplantation methods currently used
– Opportunity to perform HLA-mismatching HSCT between donor and recipient through the characterization and monitoring of HLA anti-molecule antibodies
– Prioritization of donor according to HLA mismatching
– Case study

Seize this opportunity and take your questions to discuss with Prof. Marcelo. The course will be given to 20 people only, in a small room, so communication between attendees and speaker can be maintained at an informal level.


Noemi Farah Pereira
Scientific Committee Coordinator
19th Histocompatibility Meeting