The Usefulness of Epitope Analysis When Interpreting HLA Antibody Test Results

Presenter: Robert Liwski, MD, Ph.D. | Professor of Pathology at Dalhousie University and Medical Director of the HLA Laboratory at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax

Learn about the intricacies of epitope analysis in HLA antibody test results. In this presentation, Dr. Robert Liwski provides an overview of the HLAMatchmaker approach and explores the key role of epitope analysis in HLA antibody testing through literature review and case studies.

Topics discussed: 

  • Historical perspective on HLA epitopes
  • Identification of HLA epitopes 
  • The HLAMatchmaker approach
  • The importance of epitope analysis in HLA antibody analysis
  • Case studies