ASHI2020 Workshop on Allocation Disparities

Dr. Gragert will be discussing “Population Modeling in Histocompatibility and Equity” at the American Society of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) 2020 Annual Meeting.

The main topics of the talk be modeling HLA antibody sensitization using the new NMDP CPRA metric and impact of points allocated for donor-recipient HLA matching on equity in the organ allocation system.

Dr. Cathi Murphey from Southwest Immunodiagnostics and Dr. John Gill from University of British Columbia will also be presenting during this session, which will be chaired by Dr. Nicole Valenzuela from UCLA and Dr. Robert Bray from Emory.