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14th International HLA and Immunogenetics Workshop: Report on understanding antibodies in transplantation

Authors


Andrea A. Zachary, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Immunogenetics Laboratory
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
2041 East Monument Street
Baltimore
MD 21205-2222
USA
Tel: 1 410 614 8978
Fax: 1 410 955 0431
e-mail: aaz@jhmi.edu

Abstract

A session of the 14 International Histocompatibility Workshop brought together experts representing the major clinical protocols, clinical research, and basic research dealing with overcoming the barrier of alloantibody in transplantation and in understanding the mechanisms by which those antibodies exert their effect on a transplanted organ. This report is an integration of the presentations of those scientists.

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