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We are exhibiting at ESOT from September 24-26
Come visit our booth # 26


ESOT Booth Activities

  • Stop by and play some table soccer and submit an idea for TTS 2018 for a chance to win a free registration to the Congress.
  • Enter our Journal Cover Contest. We'll have a selection of recent covers for Transplantation, and we want to know your favorite. Follow our Transplantation journal on Twitter @TransplantJrnl for more information.
  • For a limited time, Transplantation Direct is offering 10% off on publication fees until December 31, 2017. TTS and ILTS members already qualify for 10% off, bringing their total discount to 20% with this limited time offer. Ask us for more details.
  • See us at the TTS and Transplantation booth and get your free copy of the September issue!

Other news

  • ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center Program October 1 Application Deadline
  • WIT sex and gender considerations in transplantation research
  • IPTA September Newsletter released
  • In the News

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Interview with Marcelo Cantarovich, TTS Vice President on the recent World Transplant Games in Malaga, Spain

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Highlights from this issue

  • FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Utilizing Animal Studies to Evaluate Organ Preservation Devices
  • Washington Post - China used to harvest organs from prisoners. Under pressure, that practice is finally ending.
  • UCLA awarded $8.4 million NIH grant to improve outcomes for liver transplant recipients
  • IXA 2017 Full Program, WebAPP and Abstracts are now available
  • Transplantation Journal - Featured Article
  • Young Members Corner - Becoming a Successful Mentee
  • Selena Gomez received kidney transplant from TV actress Francia Raisa

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Deadline - November 15, 2017


Invitation from TTS President

Nancy Ascher (TTS President) is joined by Carlos Diaz (President - Argentinian Society of Transplantation) and Gabriel Gondolesi (TTS Councilor for Latin America). This video was filmed just prior to the start of STALYC at which TTS exhibited.

Highlights from this issue

  • Calling all students and young professionals to submit an abstract
  • TTS Young Investigator Scientific Awards Awards
  • International Transplantation Science Mentee-Mentor Awards
  • Follow us on Social Media

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Visit our Booth! TTS will be Exhibiting at STALYC from Septmber 3 to 6 in Montevideo, Uruguay.


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TID 2017 will be taking place the day before STALYC

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In this Issue

Spotlight on Advanced Renal TRansplantation Course Graduates

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  • Invitation from Invitation from Robert A. Montgomery to the Hypersensitized and ABO Incompatible Patients Symposium at IXA2017
  • In the News

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Calling for new ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers

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We are delighted to announce that the next deadline to apply to the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center Program is October 1, 2017.

This program is a joint partnership between ISN and TTS to help establish new kidney transplant centers and develop existing kidney transplant programs in developing countries. This initiative fosters partnerships between experienced transplant centers in the developed world (Supporting Centers or SC’s) and emerging new or developing transplant centers (Emerging Centers or EC’s) in the developing world. The Program offers step-wise funding from ISN-TTS to help facilitate vital multidisciplinary training and exchange of knowledge and expertise from the dedicated SC to EC.

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Scientists edit pig genome with goal of human organ transplants

CNN - Using the genome-editing technology CRISPR, scientists deactivated a family of retroviruses within the pig genome overcoming a large hurdle in the path to the transplant of pig organs into humans.


TTS IHQ Note: CRISPR and other exciting advancements will be on display at IXA 2017- visit for more details.

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  • Transplantation Featured Article "Initial outcomes of pure laparoscopic living donor right hepatectomy in an experienced adult living donor liver transplant center"
  • Young Members Corner
  • In the News
    Australian scientists could end need for donated livers
    First-ever transplant for acute liver failure in Sri Lanka
    Is that Possible to Trick Body into Accepting Organ Transplants?
    Sequencing Cell-Free DNA Shotgun Sequencing Method Detects Transplant Rejection
    Routine hospital tool found to predict poor outcomes after liver transplantation
    Uganda - Mulago ready for organ transplant but there is no law -Baterana

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TTS gratefully acknowledges the Corporate Partners whose generous support makes the work of the Society possible:

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