Award Winners

IXA Honorary Awards

Honorary Member Lecture

Bruno Reichart, Germany
Presented on October 11 from 10:30-12:00 during the Replacement of Heart Function Session

Keith Reemtsma Lecture

David Sachs, United States
Presented on October 12 from 10:30-12:00 during the IXA General Assembly and Awards Session


Xeno-Prize Award

Kazuhiko Yamada, United States
Presented on October 12 from 10:30-12:00 during the IXA General Assembly and Awards Session

TTS-IXA Scientific Congress Awards Recipients

IXA Awards Recipients


Chang Ho Yoon, South Korea
225.1 on Long-term survival of full thickness corneal xenografts from ?1,3-galactosyltransferase gene-knockout miniature pigs in nonhuman primates
Young Investigator Session on October 11 from 15:40 to 16:40 in Room A.030


Angela Chen, United States
225.2 on Impact of genetic modification of porcine aortic endothelial and lung microvascular endothelial cells on human platelet aggregation
Young Investigator Session on October 11 from 15:40 to 16:40 in Room A.030


Takayuki Yamamoto, United States
225.5 on Survival of genetically-engineered pig kidney grafts in baboons: a comparison of FDA-approved and anti-CD40mAb-based immunosuppressive regimens
Young Investigator Session on October 11 from 15:40 to 16:40 in Room A.030

Raza Naqvi, United States
225.6 on Development of a bioassay for circulating anti-SDa antibody in 3D pig-to-human in vitro perfusion model
Young Investigator Session on October 11 from 15:40 to 16:40 in Room A.030


Kazuhiro Takeuchi, United States
300.3 on B4 and CMAH KO pigs may express new antigenic specificities that cause delayed vascular xenograft rejection in pig-to-baboon kidney transplantation
Organ Xenotransplantation 1 Session on October 12 from 08:00-08:30 in Room A.021

TTS Awards Recipients


Xiaoqian Ma, People’s Republic of China
301.2 on Human CD27+HLADR+ Treg show xeno-antigen specific protection of porcine neonatal islet xenograft in humanized mice model Tolerance Session on October12 from 08:00-08:30 in Room A.017


Wenlong Huang, Canada
325.6 on Rejection of Neonatal Pig Islet Xenografts by Mouse or Human Immune Cells in NOD.SCID Gamma Mouse Model Islet Xenotransplantation Session on October 12 from 15:40-16:40 in Room A.030


Yuichi Ariyoshi, United States
331.2 on Localization of hCD47 expression in kidney grafts plays a key role for the development of post kidney xenotransplant proteinuria and systemic inflammatory responses through the CD47/SIRP? and/or CD47/TSP-1 pathways Genetic Engineering of the Donor Animal, Testing the Functionality of Genetic Modifications and Safety Session on October 12 from 16:45-17:45 in Room A.021

Paolo Brenner, Germany
P.150 on Breakthrough in orthotopic cardiac xenotransplantation (oXHTx): Completion of the preclinical life-supporting pig-to-baboon oXHTx study with first successful long-term survival (terminated on day 90 and up to 195 days) in 6 of 8 cases using CD40mAb costimulation blockade for immunosuppression Poster Session 1 on October 11 from 17:50-18:30


Abdulkadir Isidan, United States
230.11 on Investigation of the human immune response to porcine corneal xenografts using a bioreactor perfusion system Preclinical Xenotransplantation-Techniques & Tools Session on October 11 from 16:45-17:45 in Room A.030



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