Below is the list of presenters, their talk topics and the learning objectives. To schedule a Grand Rounds talk, please complete the Grand Rounds request form.

Jonathan Scott Bromberg, MD, PhDJonathan Scott Bromberg, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Liver Transplantation

  • Advances in Kidney Transplantation
  • Pancreas and Islet Transplantation
  • Transplantation Immunosuppression


Living Donor Liver Transplantation

  • Learn the rationale for living liver donation
  • Understand the surgical approach for living donor hepatectomy
  • Appreciate potential donor and recipient complications

Beyond Mere Liver Transplantation

  • Convey modern alternative to emergent deceased donor liver transplantation
  • Discuss present strategies aiming towards clinical liver xenotransplantation
  • Demonstrate techniques for liver generation in the laboratory

State of the Art: What's New in Liver Transplantation and Management of the Hepatic Failure?

  • Convey modern alternatives to emergent deceased donor liver transplantation
  • Discuss present strategies aiming towards clinical liver xenotransplantation
  • Demonstrate techniques for liver generation in the laboratory

Silke Niederhaus, MDSilke Niederhaus, MD | Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor
Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Surgeon
Recipient- Pediatric Kidney Transplant

Successful Use of Pediatric Kidney Transplanted Into Adult Recipients

  • To define what a pediatric donor kidney is and why it is different from an adult donor
  • To delineate when to use a pediatric donor kidney as a single organ vs 'en block'
  • To discuss complications specific to pediatric donor kidneys

Overview of Pancreas Transplantation

  • To discuss indications for a pancreas transplant
  • To discuss the history of pancreas transplantation
  • To discuss the nature of the operation and its complications