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2017 UPMC Lung Transplant Conference — Oct. 4-6

September 25, 2017

The UPMC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Division of Lung Transplant/Lung Failure) and Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, along with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, are hosting the 2nd Annual UPMC Lung Transplant Symposium from Wednesday, Oct. 4, to Friday, Oct. 6. The conference will include a mini ECMO simulation lab, a donor heart/lung procurement wet lab, and didactic sessions led by a variety of lung transplant experts.

Join us at the Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower beginning at 8 a.m. on Oct. 4.

UPMC Presbyterian University Hospital
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
200 Lothrop St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Topics Will Include

• 2,000 Thoughts on 2,000 Lung Transplants

• Latest Developments in Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion

• Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as Bridge to Transplant

• Patient Perspective

• Post-Operative Challenges

• Special Populations


For more information, visit or contact the Conference Coordinator, Angela Kinnunen, via email at or by telephone at 412-648-6342.