AWARDS

2016

We awarded selected Organ Procurement Organizations,

which have been extraordinary supportive to 

our Patients and our Islet Transplant Program 

OUR AWARDS

Award to Midwest Transplat Network
Award to GOH Chicago

2017

Justyna Golebiewska

Pancreatic Islet Transplantation.

European Society for Organ Transplantation.

Study Scholarship

2017

Justyna Golebiewska

International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association/EPITA Opinion Leaders Workshop

Educational Grant

Comparative evaluation of simple indices using a single fasting blood sample to estimate cell function after islet transplantation.

2016

Piotr Witkowski

Excellence in Teaching Award,

Department of Surgery, University of Chicago.

2014

Zehra Tekin

Scientific Award,

22nd Annual Charles B. Huggins Research Symposium, Chicago, IL

Preliminary Results From A Recent Cohort At University Of Chicago.

2014

Piotr Witkowski

Scientific Award,

15th Annual Rachmiel Levine Symposium.

Advances in Diabetes and Obesity, Los Angeles,CA

Preservation of Beta Cell Function Following Pancreatic Islet Autotransplantation.

2012

Piotr Witkowski

Diabetes Research and Training Center Award

The University of Chicago

Coating of the islets with T regulatory cells as a novel immunoprotection

2012

Piotr Witkowski

Pilot and Collaborative Translational and Clinical Studies Award

Institute For Translational Medicine

The University of Chicago

Generation of clinical-grade ex-vivo expanded T regulatory cells for the treatment in allograft

recipients

2011

Natalia Marek- Trzonkowska

Research Fellowship Award

Polish- American Kosciuszko Foundation

 

Feasibility of in vitro expansion of T regulatory cells for adoptive immunotherapy from potential recipients of pancreatic islets.

2011

I Ergenc 

Young Investigator Scientific Travel Award.

International Islet and Pancreas Transplantation Association Congress, Prague, Czech Republic

 

Microencapsulation of the pancreatic islet within biofunctional GLP-1/PEG hydrogel

2011

Ryosuke Misawa

Young Investigator Scientific Travel Award.

International Islet and Pancreas Transplantation Association Congress, Prague, Czech Republic

 

Impact of aging on the in vivo potency of human islet preparations.

2011

Natalia Marek- Trzonkowska

Young Investigator Scientific Travel Award.

International Islet and Pancreas Transplantation Association Congress, Prague, Czech Republic

Coating of human pancreatic islets with CD4+CD25+CD127- T regulatory cells inhibits the rejection.   A novel immunoprotective approach.

2011

Ryosuke Misawa

Scientific Award

18th Annual Charles B. Huggins Research Symposium, Chicago, IL

 

Impact of aging on the in vivo potency of human islet preparations.

2011

Adam Krzystyniak/ Piotr Witkowski 

Mentee/Mentor Scientific Award 

XII The Transplantation Society/ European Society of Organ Transplantation  Basic Science Meeting, Cape Code, MA. 

 

Coating of human pancreatic islets with CD4+CD25+CD127- T regulatory cells inhibits the rejection.   A novel immunoprotective approach.

2010

Andrew Scavone

Scientific Award

17th Annual Charles B. Huggins Research Symposium, Chicago, IL

Augmentation of the pancreatic islets with GLP-1 anchored to cell surface of improves their glucose secreation.

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Transplantation Institute

Clinical  Research Center

 

Islet and Kidney Transplantation

Manager, Lindsay Basto RN MSN 

Lindsay.Basto@uchospitals.edu

tel. (773) 702-2504

fax (773) 926-0671

 

Islet and Cell Processing and Research

Manager, Karolina Golab, PhD

kgolab@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu


Transplantation Institute

University of Chicago Medicine

5841 S. Maryland Avenue

MC 5026, J-517

Chicago IL 60637

Polish-American Transplant Center

Clinical Coordinator

Patrycja Ulijaszyk RN 

Patrycja.Ulijaszyk@uchospitals.edu

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