Earlier this year, past AST Board member Dr. Lori West, received a high honor from the Canadian Society of Transplantation; the CST Lifetime Achievement Award. Additionally, Dr. West recently received the 2011 AST Clinical Science Established Investigator Award. The University of Alberta recognized Dr. West for her achievements, and you can read about it here: http://www.expressnews.ualberta.ca/en/NewsArticles/2011/05/Researcherwinsprizeforbodyofworklookingintoinfanthearttransplants.aspx. Congratulations to Dr. West!
The American Society of Transplantation is an international organization of professionals dedicated to advancing the field of transplantation and improving patient care by promoting research, education, advocacy, and organ donation.