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President's blog

December marked the year’s end and the half-way point of my presidency. We have had a packed and eventful year, with numerous projects coming to fruition in the last 6 months.

Each COP is governed by an Executive Committee (EC) elected by that COP's members. The EC defines and plans COP initiatives with involvement from fellow COP members.
American Journal of Transplantation (AJT)

AJT is the joint journal of the AST and the ASTS. Access your subscription here.



The AST has been instrumental in assisting federal and state public policy decision-makers in the crafting and formation of a variety of legislative and regulatory initiatives.

We know transplant professionals like you are passionate about ensuring that patients have access to essential medicines, insurance coverage, and the best care possible.

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Peter S. Heeger, MD

Speciality: Nephrology, Transplant Immunology

Graduated from: University of Pennsylvania

Current position: Professor and Director of Translational Transplant Research Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


This book covers the basic functionality of the immune system, the latest developments in immunosupressive drugs and protocols, and emerging technologies in the field.


Non adherence is a major problem in adolescent solid organ transplant recipients, leading to graft failure and loss, as well as interference with successful transition into adult care. In this podcast, Dr. Kurt...