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Posted on June 23, 2015 by jallan | Comments: 6

The lack of donor organs remains the principal limitation to the field of transplantation. In 2014, wait-listed patients exceeded donors by almost tenfold. As the field of regenerative medicine advances, bioengineered tissues and organs could one...

AST Webinars

AST Webinars

AST offers two distinct webinar series of interest to transplant professionals: the Timely Topics in Transplantation series and the Education and Clinical Tools for the Independent Living Donor Advocate series. Visit the webinars section for more information and to register!


AST offers several publications such as the American Journal of Transplantation (AJT), a top-ranked journal in the field, and the AST Primer on Transplantation, and The AST Handbook of Transplant infections, two new publications that provide guidance for the next generation of transplant professionals. Read more...

AST Conversations In Transplantation Podcasts

Features short interviews with experts in the field on cutting edge research and topics of interest in transplant medicine.

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Leaders in Transplantation

Research grant funding opportunities are available through the AST Transplantation and Immunology Research Network, or TIRN. There is a brief introduction to TIRN on the AST website, but we encourage you to visit the TIRN website for more details, and to apply for open grant funding opportunities. 

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