The International Pediatric Transplant Association stands in solidarity with our colleagues, transplant patients and their families, and the people of Ukraine, and are ready to support the Ukrainian transplant community in this tragic time.

IPTA Newsletter

Latest Recordings and Presentations

Are You Interested in Joining an IPTA Committee?

Expressions of interest will be accepted from IPTA members until April 1, 2024. Committee members are appointed by the IPTA Council and are invited to serve 2-year terms effective May 2024.

Active members of the IPTA are integral in continuing to further our mission of advancing the science and practice of pediatric transplantation worldwide in order to improve the health of all children who require such treatment. Our committees are responsible for setting and working towards yearly goals and objectives that will positively contribute to knowledge sharing amongst our peers practicing in the field of pediatric transplantation.

About IPTA

The International Pediatric Transplant Association (IPTA) is a professional organization of individuals in the field of pediatric transplantation. The purpose of the Association is to advance the science and practice of pediatric transplantation worldwide in order to improve the health of all children who require such treatment. The Association is dedicated to promoting technical and scientific advances in pediatric transplantation and to advocating for the rights of all children who need transplantation.

Donate Today!

Scholarships for Young Investigator / Trainees and Allied Health Professionals / Outreach Program / Fellows Symposium / Biennial Congress. You may also make an unrestricted donation which will be used to help IPTA to promote the advancement of the science and practice of transplantation in children worldwide and to serve as a unified voice for the special needs of pediatric transplant recipients.

Outreach Fellowship 2024 – Applications Open!

Greetings from the IPTA Outreach Committee! We are delighted to begin the new year by announcing the opening of applications to 2 x IPTA Outreach Fellowships!

Save the Date! 1st IPTA Virtual Education Symposium

Question Bank - Pancreas Transplantation - January 2024

Want to stay up to date on transplantation? Want to test your knowledge? Here’s your chance! Our latest round of questions are focused on cardiac transplant.

Announcement of the Winning Pairs for 2023!

The IPTA Outreach Committee is delighted to announce the winners of its 2023 Outreach Program awards.

Sign Up for the IPTA Mentoring Program

IPTA promotes involvement of early career researchers who work in places where publication is not considered a priority in the scientific community. For this purpose, a mentoring program has been developed. Hereby, early career researchers can access research projects improving their publication yield.

Congratulations to Our Recent Award Winners

Your Opinions Matter!

Please see the IPTA Position Statement on Pediatric Priority, and please feel free to share your views.

January 2024

We're pleased to share that the SMARTER Initiative has curated a series of enriching programs for this month's focus on pediatric pancreatic transplantation:
Virtual Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Initiative Seminar on "Total Pancreatectomy with Islet Autotransplantation" by Srinath Chinnakotla, MD, MBA

PODCAST: Pediatric Pancreatic Transplantation

IPTA Journal Club: Pancreas / Islet Transplantation



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