Abstracts & Cases


Submissions are now closed

Abstract and case report submissions will be limited to trainees/post-doctoral fellows or young investigators within 3 years of completing their post-doctoral fellowship. During the application process, you will be asked to provide contact information for the Program Director to confirm your status in the program. 

Abstracts and case reports will be presented in poster format during the Welcome Reception. 

Abstract and case report presenters must register on their own and cover all of their own travel costs. 

Abstract Categories:

  • Transplant Metrics

  • Immune Monitoring

  • Infectious Diseases including Covid 19

  • Care Delivery

  • Novel Immunosuppressive Agents 

  • Disparities & inequities

  • Patient Access, Selection, and Management

  • Increasing Transplantable Organs

  • Getting High Risk Recipient to Transplant

  • Other 

Poster Display Guidelines:

  • Each poster board measures 4’ high (48 in) and 6’ wide (72 in). The CEoT 2023 recommended poster size is 3.5 feet high x 5 feet wide (42" x 60").

  • Format of poster is LANDSCAPE.

  • The abstract title and author(s) must be placed at the top of the board

  • Remember that illustrations, charts, tables, lettering, and drawings must be readable from distances of three feet or more.

  • Keep the poster simple and clear with heavy lines and effective use of color.

Young Innovator Award Travel Grants:
AST will award a limited number of Young Innovator Award (YIA) travel grants to the highest scoring abstracts and case reports submitted by emerging professionals in transplantation. If awarded a YIA travel grant, the recipient must register for and attend the Cutting Edge of Transplantation and present the abstract or case. The Planning Committee will award travel grants in the amount of $500 each.