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Disparities in access to health care and variations in utilization of services due to race and/or socioeconomic status remain an unfortunate reality in today’s society. The AST’s core purpose...


Dr. Larry Melton, AST board member, represented the AST at a small political fundraising dinner for the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Congressman Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX).

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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Ibrahim Batal MD

Speciality: Renal Pathology

Graduated from: University of Damascus, Syria (MD), University of Pittsburgh, PA (Residency in Anatomic & Clinical Pathology; Fellowship in Transplant Pathology), Brigham and Women’s Hospital/...

Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, NY


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...