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Greater Confidence with Prospera

ASTS 2022 Summer Winter Symposium

Natera, a recognized leader in cell-free DNA (cfDNA) testing, has performed over 3 million clinical tests and published over 40 papers in the field of cfDNA. With Natera’s precise DNA analysis, you can effectively manage and provide the best available care to all your kidney patients.

Join us at the ASTS Summer Winter Symposium to learn how Natera is advancing the science in kidney health.
Greater Confidence with Prospera

ASTS Events Sponsored by Natera

ATP Networking Session Sponsored by Natera
Friday, August 5
7:00 – 8:00 PM ET

Lunch Symposium Sponsored by Natera
Optimized cfDNA: Prospera with Two-Threshold Algorithm
Saturday, August 6
12:30 – 1:30 PM ET
Poinciana 3 & 4

Symposium Moderator


  • Matthew Cooper, MD
    President, United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS); Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation; Medical Director, Transplant QAPI; Medstar Georgetown Transplant Institute, Professor of Surgery, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Phillip Halloran, MD, PhD
    Distinguished University Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Transplant Immunology University of Alberta
  • Ty Dunn, MD
    Surgical Director of Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation, University of Pennsylvania

This symposium is not part of the ASTS Winter Symposium educational program, and the session and content are not endorsed by ASTS.

Annual Reception Sponsored by Natera
Saturday, August 6
6:00 – 7:00 PM ET
Americana Lawn

Join us for cocktails and conversation before the Annual Dinner!

Poster Presentations

Poster Session B: Friday, August 5 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM ET

  • Association of initial post-transplant donor-derived cell-free DNA levels with peri-transplant outcomes and donor characteristics in deceased donor kidney transplant recipients: a single-center retrospective study
    Presenting Author: Jacob Lang, University of Toledo
    Authors: Halloran PF, Reeve J, Madill-Thomsen KS, Kaur N, Ahmed E, Al Haj Baddar N, Demko Z, Liang N, Swenerton RK, Zimmermann BG, Van Hummelen P, Prewett A, Tabriziani H, Gauthier P, Billings PR, and the Trifecta Investigators.
  • Diagnostic yield and clinical utility of broad-based genetic testing in a transplant waitlist population
    Presenting Author: Ashley Aaron, Easterns Carolina University

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