Join today to receive exclusive benefits.
View my membership
President's blog

As you probably know, much is happening regarding liver allocation policy. The transplant community is at a crossroads with the OPTN/UNOS Liver and Intestinal Organ Allocation Committee’s recently...


On behalf of the AST, I would like to congratulate Angelica Hale for her success on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. Last night on the show’s finale, Angelica came in second place, but her inspiring transplant story has touched millions.

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.

Learn More
member spotlight

Adrian Morelli, MD, PhD

Speciality: Transplant Immunology

Graduated from: University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Current position: Associate Professor in Surgery and Immunology, T.E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh. 


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...