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Earlier last month, AST was recognized by Charity Navigator with a 4-star rating for the society's philanthropic efforts. Achieving this designation lets our supporters and others within the...


The AST was notified of concerns regarding concerns for some heater-cooler units used during open heart surger

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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Ricardo M. La Hoz, MD, FACP

Speciality: Transplant Infectious Diseases

Graduated from: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (MD), University of Alabama at Birmingham (Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases)

Current position: Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas...


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...