ISUTx SOTA webinar
Sat 3rd October 2020
by Jiri Fronek, Prague

ISUTx SOTA webinar
Sat 3rd October 2020

afternoon at 4pm CET

(for Europe, Asia and US to be able to join)

Organized by Jiri Fronek, Prague

Infectious and immunosuppression
complications in uterus transplantation

Moderators in Prague:

Jiri Fronek, Mats Brännstrom, Pernilla Dahm-Kähler


This is a half day, live-interactive webinar course that will enable participants to stay up-to-date on the field of uterus transplantation with focus on infectious and immunosuppression complications. At the beginning of the meeting we will have an update on the worldwide experience, with special focus on a number of transplants, childbirths and also serious complications related to the uterine transplantation. After the infectious complications-focused session we can discuss some of the burning topics. You can email these topics to us on .

Target audience

The programme is designed for health care professionals, ISUTx members, who have professional interest in uterine transplantation.


16:00 – 16:40 Session 1:

Centre updates: (Tx, pregnancies, childbirths, severe complications):

17:00-17:40 Session 2:

Panel discussion – centre experience:

18:20-18:40 Break

18:40-19:10 Session 3:

Q/A on all aspects of UTx (please email questions to:

Speaker profiles

Mr. Jiri Fronek, MD PhD

Head of Transplant Surgery Department
Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic

Associate Professor of Surgery: 1st Medical Faculty, 2nd Medical Faculty, Charles Universtiy, Prague, Czech Republic, Technical University of Liberec, Institue of Health Studies, Liberec, Czech Republic,
Professor of Surgery, Leuven University, Belgium

Clinical specialty:

Transplantation surgery (kidney, liver, small bowel and multivisceral, uterus)
Live donor surgery (kidney, liver, uterus)
Hepatopancreatobiliary and general surgery

Research interests:

Abdominal organ transplantation and HPB surgery


Over 100 papers, 15 book chapters


Videnska 1958/9
140 21 Praha 4
Prague, Czech Republic, European Union
tel: +420 26136 4105
fax: +420 26136 2822

Dr. Nicolas C. Issa

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Ma. USA
Dr. Nicolas C. Issa is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also an Associate Physician and attending Infectious Diseases Specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA.
Dr. Issa completed his medical degree at St Joseph’s University, Beirut, Lebanon, his Internal Medicine Residency at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI and his infectious Diseases and Microbiology Fellowships at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He then joined the faculty at BWH and HMS in 2009.
His subspecialty interest is infections in the immunocompromised host and transplant patients.

Mats Brännström

Professor and Chairman, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Director, Stockholm IVF, Sweden

M.D. from University of Gothenburg 1985
Ph.D. in Physiology from University of Gothenburg 1988
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Adelaide, Australia 1990-1993
Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology 1997
Professor Obstetrics & Gynecology 2001

Clinical specialty

Gynecologic oncology surgery and reproductive medicine

Research Interests

Uterus transplantation, Ovulation, Fertility preservation

Visiting Professor

Harvard Medical School, Transplantation surgery 2015
Mayo clinic, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2016

Honorary Professor

Moscow University, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2015


More than 300 research/review papers in peer-reviewed journals.

PhD supervision

Main supervisor of 21 completed PhDs




Activity co-directors:
Jiri Fronek
Mats Branstrom
Stefan Tullius
Pernilla Dahm- Kähler
Local organising committee:
Jiri Fronek
Jakub Kristek
Jaroslav Chlupac
Renata Zamecnikova
Moderators in Prague:
Jiri Fronek
Mats Brännstrom
Pernilla Dahm- Kähler


Online – webinar, the moderators in Prague studio


The registration is free, no fees to be paid


We cannot offer the CME credit