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.
IN MEMORIAM: DANIEL R. SALOMON (1953-2016)
TSRI Professor Daniel R. Salomon was a physician and transplant immunologist.
Dear IPTA members,
Sadly we share the passing of a colleague and friend in transplantation, Dan Salomon. His many contributions to the field of transplantation are outlined in the TSRI tribute (see below). Dan was a supporter and collaborator with IPTA-related initiatives and the field of transplantation has lost a true leader and visionary.
Nominations are currently being collected for the IPTA 2017 Awards Program. The selected candidates will be presented with their awards at the 2017 IPTA 9th Congress on Pediatric Transplantation. The deadline for award nominations is December 2nd, 2016.
The Executive Committee, the Council and the IPTA committees are pleased to provide you with the second Newsletter this year for an update of our Association's activities. We will give you a comprehensive update on the projects and initiatives of the Education Committee, Infectious Disease Committee, Publication Committee, and the newly founded Ethics Committee...