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Don't Miss the Networking Reception!
Join us on Thursday, October 4 for music, desserts, drinks, dancing, and networking with your colleagues on in the Harborside D/E room of the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. The Networking Event features Dorry Segev as your DJ, and is complimentary for all meeting attendees!
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Continuing Education Credits
ASHI offers various types of credits at the meeting. Click here for full information.
You'll receive an email on Friday, October 5 to access the Meeting Evaluation site in order to claim credits. The link will be sent to the email you provided during registration. Visit the Registration Desk onsite for questions.
Locate the Histocompatibility Learning Series in UNOS Connect by clicking the Learning Series tab on the left of your home page after logging into UNOS Connect. You can also find the courses within the course catalog under the Histo category, click on the course title HST105 "HLA Typing – Are you my type" and HST106: "All about HLA antibodies" to register. Click the Entrance Survey to begin. Each course will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.
Click here to check out a list of current offerings.
Mark your calendar now for future ASHI Annual Meetings!
45TH ANNUAL MEETING
September 23-27, 2019
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
46TH ANNUAL MEETING
October 19-23, 2020
HLA Typing, NGS, almost no ambiguity, Affordable, Accurate, Quick turnaround time. Reports are uploaded to compatible laboratory software. HLA antibody identification by SAB or C1q, KIR typing, Cancer gene screening and many more.
Questions regarding our testing or to discuss your needs, please contact us at 972-566-8478, 972-566-6278 or 972-566-5761 or visit our website at texasmedicalspecialty.com.
Name & Credentials: Manish Gandhi, MD
Title: Medical Director Tissue Typing Laboratory
Place of employment: Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN
Graduated from: T.N. Medical College, Mumbai India and Washington University St. Louis MO
How long have you been an ASHI member? Over 10 years
What made you decide to work in HLA? Understanding HLA was the most difficult part during medical school, however folks at Puget Sound Blood Center and Wash U made it simple and interesting. The more I understood, the more it intrigued me. I decided to pursue this as a career in addition to transfusion medicine.
Click here to read more.
To be our next ASHI Member Spotlight, click here now! You can also nominate a co-worker or fellow colleague by contacting Mandi Cruz at Mcruz@ashi-hla.org.
Adjustments to the 2018 AC-1 Performance Reports have been ongoing and continue as of the date of this writing. The many challenges of integrating the new software system with the reporting and grading process have delayed the reports longer than usual. The PT Committee sincerely appreciates your continued patience as the last AC-1 report details are addressed.
The 2018 AC-2 samples are scheduled to ship on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.
The 2018 HT-2 results are due by 11:59pm Pacific time on Friday, October 19, 2018. Please remember to check the status of your lab’s results to be sure they have been submitted. Results that are saved, but not submitted or results submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.
The ASHI Career Center will help ensure your recruitment advertising efforts attract the hard-to-reach candidates you seek. Here's how...
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- Posting jobs to a niche site like the ASHI Career Center provides your ad exposure to highly qualified professionals instead of the unqualified masses.
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- Supplementing job postings with banner ads can help build your brand as a desirable employer and attract the best candidates.
ABHI is excited to announce the development of a new "CE Center" website with features that will enable you to:
✔ Pay your annual dues online. No more paper invoices!
Watch for more information on the new ABHI CE Center at the ASHI Annual Meeting in Baltimore, and your email inbox, coming this fall.
✔ Monitor your 3-year certification period in a clear, concise dashboard. See how many more credits you need to complete!
✔ Upload continuing education activities & certificates that you have completed (CE credits & CECs included!)
✔ Update personal information such as your address, email, etc.
Check out ASHI's newest volunteer opportunities!
Click here to learn more about ASHI committee roles and responsibilities.
Looking for a small way to give back? If you’re attending this year’s ASHI Annual Meeting, consider volunteering to assist with the Silent Auction. One-hour time slots are available Monday, October 1 – Wednesday, October 3. Contact Mandi Cruz at Mcruz@ashi-hla.org to sign-up today!
Sign up to volunteer today by clicking here or contact Mandi Cruz at Mcruz@ashi-hla.org for more information.
The 18th International Symposium on Bone Marrow Transplantation will be held in Mexico City from October 24 - 27, 2018 at The National Academy of Medicine. The symposium is intended for a bilingual audience. Please click here to view the preliminary schedule on the symposium brochure.
Standard Rate: $250.00 USD
Medical Residents and Students: $150.00 USD
For more information, click here.
The Travel Fund Award was created to help new ASHI members attend regional and annual meetings. ASHI is able to continue its mission because of your support and generosity. By contributing to the travel fund award, you'll help us give more educational and career building opportunities to our members.
Online donations are quick and easy using our secure credit card transactions. We welcome donations of all sizes. Donate today by clicking here!
American Journal of Transplantation
Regulatory T cell (Treg) therapy using recipient‐derived Tregs expanded ex vivo is currently being investigated clinically by us and others as a means of reducing allograft rejection following organ transplantation. Data from animal models has demonstrated that adoptive transfer of allospecific Tregs offers greater protection from graft rejection compared to polyclonal Tregs.
*As recommended by the Science & Technology Initiatives Committee
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