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The number of both deceased and living organ donations continues to grow. However, there is little content online to educate living donors about the potential medical, psychosocial, and financial...


In December 2016, the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) implemented a

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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Josh Levitsky, MD, MS

Speciality: Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Graduated from: Albert Einstein College of Medicine ’98, University of Chicago Internal Medicine Residency ’01 and GI fellowship ’04, University of Nebraska Transplant Hepatology Fellowship ’05

Current position: Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Director of Liver Research, Program Director for GI/Hepatology Fellowships, Northwestern...


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...