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To foster the next generation of transplant physicians and investigators, the AST is committed to providing opportunities to expose trainees to the field of transplantation. These include...


If you missed the AST Presidential Address, Dr. Starzl Tribute, or the Lifetime Achievement Awards at ATC 2017, you can view them below.


AST Presidential Address
May 2, 2016

American Journal of Transplantation (AJT)

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James R. Rodrigue, PhD

Speciality: Transplant Psychology

Graduated from: BA from University of Maine at Farmington – 1982, MS from Fort Hays State University (Kansas) – 1984, PhD from University of Memphis – 1989

Current position: Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston), Psychologist, Transplant...


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...