At the 25th DTG (Deutsche Transplantationsgesellschaft) annual meeting in Essen, Germany, the poster titled “De novo donor-specific HLA antibodies after kidney transplantation are correlated with the number of predicted indirectly recognizable epitopes” was awarded with a poster prize. Nils Lachmann and his team of co-authors proved previous findings of Eric Spierings’ working group, that increased numbers of PIRCHE correlate with the development of de novo donor specific antibodies after kidney transplantation – a major cause of long term kidney failure.
Authors: N. Lachmann, M. Niemann, K. Budde, P. Reinke, C. Schönemann, E. Spierings, and O. Staeck
Published in Transplant International, Volume 29, October 2016, Issue Supplement S3, Abstracts of the 25th Annual Meeting of the German Transplantation Society, Essen, Germany, 5–8 October 2016
Find the poster abstract here…
Since fall 2014 he focuses at PIRCHE on further improving the PIRCHE algorithm and investigating the technology's power in new domains.
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