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The AST’s fourth Cutting Edge of Transplantation (CEOT) meeting included a separate Heart Track, co-sponsored by Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, to engender review and discussion of important issues...


In 2016, the AST launched an ATC Travel Award for students and residents interested in obtaining more exposure to the field of transplantation.

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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member spotlight

Laurence A. Turka, MD

Speciality: I am board certified in Internal Medicine and in Nephrology. I would classify myself best as a Transplant Immunologist.

Graduated from: Yale University School of Medicine; Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Current position: Harold and Ellen Danser Professor of Surgery, Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School


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...