Dr. Karina Bruestle was selected for the 2021 Community of Transplant Scientists (COTS) travel grant awards. These awards are selected off the ATC top 5 ranked abstract basic science list. This is for her presentation entitled Anti-CD8 Immuno-PET for Non-invasive Tracking of Early Graft Rejection in a Non-human Primate Kidney Transplant Model by authors K. Bruestle, R. Tavare, F. Fredriksson, E. Duggan, F. Huang, B. Bhola, J. Giurleo, R. Foster, P. Krueger, M. Dobosz, D. Ekanayake-Alper, H. Sakai, B. Piegari, J. Castrillion, S. M. Coley, O. Harari, A. Mintz, D. Ma, and A. Griesemer. Dr. Bruestle will present at the 2021 American Transplant Congress in the Plenary Oral Presentation, Sunday June 6th.
Also, "Anti-CD8 Immuno-PET for Non-invasive Tracking of Early Graft Rejection in a Non-human Primate Kidney Transplant Model" was chosen for the segment "Basic Science - What's hot what's new", a summary presentation given by Prof. Leonardo Riella (Chair of Transplantation, Massachusetts General Hospital) with the most impactful research work presented at ATC2021.