Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

13th Banff Conference


Allograft Pathology

October 5 - 10 2015













































[ Earlier Publications From Previous Banff Conferences Can Be Found Here: ]


1. Isolated Endarteritis and Kidney Transplant Survival: A Multicenter Collaborative Study

Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 2015, 26, 1216-27

Sis, B., Bagnasco, S. M., Cornell, L. D., et al.


2. Banff 2013 meeting report: Inclusion of c4d-Negative Antibody-Mediated Rejection and Antibody-Associated Arterial Lesions

American Journal of Transplantation, 2014, 14, 272-83

Haas, M., Sis, B., Racusen, L. C., et al.


3. Banff Fibrosis Study: Multicenter Visual Assessment and Computerized Analysis of Interstitial Fibrosis in Kidney Biopsies

American Journal of Transplantation, 2014, 14,  897-907

Farris, A.B., Chan, S., Climenhaga, J., et al.


4. Banff Initiative For Quality Assurance in Transplantation (BIFQUIT); Reproducibility of Polyamavirus Immunohistochemistry in Kidney Allografts

American Journal of Transplantation, 2013, 13, 1235-45

Adam, B., Randhawa, P., Chan, S., et al


5. The Banff classification revisited

Kidney International 2012. Kidney Int. 2013 Feb;83(2):201-6. Epub 2012 Dec 12.

Solez K, and Racusen LC


6. Banff 2011 Meeting Report: new concepts in antibody-mediated rejection

Am J Transplant. 2012 Mar;12(3):563-70

Mengel M, Sis B, Haas M, Colvin RB, et al


7.Guidelines for diagnosis of antibody mediated rejection in pancreas allografts: updated Banff grading schema.

American Journal of Transplantation. 2011; 11: 1792

Drachenberg CP, et al.


8. History of the Banff classification of allograft pathology as it approaches its 20th year

Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation 2010. 2010 Feb;15(1):49–51.

Solez K


9. Banff '09 Meeting Report: Antibody Mediated Graft Deterioration and Implementation of Banff Working Groups

2010 Mar;10(3):464-71. Epub 2010 Jan 29.

Sis B, Mengel M, Haas, M et al


10. Banff 07 Classification of Renal Allograft Pathology: Updates and Future Directions

Am J Transplant. 2008 Apr;8(4):753-60. Epub 2008 Feb 19.

Solez K, Colvin RB, Racusen LC et al


11. The Banff 2007 Working Classification of Skin-Containing Composite Tissue Allograft Pathology

Am J Transplant. 2008 Jul;8(7):1396-400.

Cendales LC, Kanitakis L, Schneeberger S et al


12. Banff Schema for Grading Pancreas Allograft Rejection: Working Proposal by a Multi-Disciplinary International Consensus Panel

Am J Transplant. 2008 Jun;8(6):1237-49. Epub 2008 Apr 29

Drachenberg CB, Odorico J, Demetris AJ et al


13. Banff '05 Meeting Report: differential diagnosis of chronic allograft injury and elimination of chronic allograft nephropathy ('CAN')

Am J Transplant. 2007 Mar;7(3):518-26.

Solez K, Colvin RB, Racusen LC et al


14. Banff 2003 meeting report: new diagnostic insights and standards

Am J Transplant. 2004 Oct;4(10):1562-6.

Racusen LC, Halloran PF, Solez K


15. Antibody-mediated rejection criteria - an addition to the Banff 97 classification of renal allograft rejection

Am J Transplant. 2003 Jun;3(6):708-14.

Racusen LC, Colvin RB, Solez K et al


16. The Banff 97 working classification of renal allograft pathology

Kidney Int. 1999 Feb;55(2):713-23.

Racusen LC, Solez K, Colvin RB et al


17. Banff Schema for grading liver allograft rejection: an international consensus document.

Hepatology 1997; 25:658


18. Report of the Third Banff Conference on Allograft Pathology (July 20-24, 1995) on classification and lesion scoring in renal allograft pathology

Transplant Proc. 1996 Feb;28(1):441-4.

Solez K, Benediktsson H, Cavallo T et al


19. Clinical Validation and Reproducibility of the Banff Schema for Renal Allograft Pathology
Transplant Proc. 1995 Feb; 27 (1): 1009-11.

Solez K, Hansen HE, Kornerup HJ, Madsen S, Sørensen AW, Pedersen EB, Marcussen N, Benediktsson H, Racusen LC, Olsen S.


20. International standardization of criteria for the histologic diagnosis of renal allograft rejection: the Banff working classification of kidney transplant pathology

Kidney Int. 1993 Aug;44(2):411-22.

Solez K, Axelsen RA, Benediktsson H et al