Call for Nominations: 2018 Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute is accepting nominations for the 2018 Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology, awarded annually to a national or international leader in the field of organ transplantation and immunology.

The prize consists of a crystal award, an honorarium of $10,000, and travel expenses to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in the spring of 2018 to formally receive the award and to present the Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology lecture. The winner will also participate in related activities and meet informally with faculty, post-doctoral fellows and students.


Please submit the following information electronically to

1. a completed nomination form (available here)

2. a letter of nomination with a detailed description of the research accomplishments that qualify the nominee for this award, and

3. a copy of the nominee’s current full curriculum vitae.


The deadline for receipt of all nomination materials is May 1, 2017.

Questions may be referred to 412-383-8884 or

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