Basic Science Update

basicA new Basic Science Committee co-chaired by Anita Chong, University of Chicago and Stefan G. Tullius, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School has been constituted. The committee is charged with the promotion of Basic Science Agenda for TTS. To this end, the active participation of young researchers/scientists for the XXIII International Congress of The Transplantation Society has been supported by 27 Basic Science Mentee/Mentor Travel Awards.

The importance of basic science in transplantation will be further celebrated with a Networking and Awards in Basic Science Reception co-sponsored by TTS and CTS on August 17 from 17:30 to 19:00 in room 306 of the VCC.

Finally the committee is actively developing an outstanding scientific and social program for the XII TTS Basic Science Symposium and II ESOT Basic Science Meeting to be held from June 11-14, 2011 in Cape Cod (Boston), USA.