Non-HLA Antibodies: A New Perspective on Allograft Injury & Rejection

Presenter: Annette M. Jackson, Ph.D. | Associate Director of the Immunogenetics Laboratory and Associate Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University

Mounting evidence suggests the importance of non-HLA antibodies in transplantation. Dr. Jackson, provides a detailed introduction to non-HLA antibodies, discusses their potential impact to transplantation, and reviews new developments in their characterization.

Topics discussed:

  • Introduction to non-HLA antibodies
  • Mechanisms of injury and non-HLA antibody development
  • Autoantibodies in kidney and lung transplantation
  • Patient Case study review