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At AST, we take pride in the success of our 14 Communities of Practice, which are specialty-area groups within AST that allow members to network, advocate for issues, and exchange knowledge and...


On April 21, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Thymoglobulin® [anti-thymocyte globulin (rabbit)], for use in the prophylaxis, or prevention, of acute rejection in patients receiving a kidney transplant.

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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Mandy Ford, PhD

Speciality: Basic Science (transplantation immunology)

Graduated from: Emory University

Current position: Associate Professor, Emory University


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...