Officers and Council

The individuals below have been recognized by IXA for their major contributions to the field of xenotransplantation

Officers

President (2021-2023)

Prof. Wayne Hawthorne

Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney,
Australia
President-Elect (2021-2023)

Dr. Muhammad Mansoor Mohiuddin

University of Maryland,
USA
Secretary/Treasurer (2021-2025)

Dr. Rita Bottino

Allegheny Singer Research Institute,
United States

Councilors

(2021-2025)

Dr. Paolo Brenner

Klinikum Großhadern of the Ludwig Maximilian
(2019-2023)

Dr. Burcin Ekser

Indiana University School of Medicine,
United States
(2021-2025)

Dr. Jay Fishman

Massachusetts General Hospital,
USA
(2019-2023)

Dr. Shaoping Deng

Sichuan Provincial People’s Hospital,
China
(2019-2023)

Dr. Shuji Miyagawa

Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine,
Japan
(2021-2025)

Dr. Ik Jin Yun

Konkuk University Medical Center
Past Presidents

  • 2019–2021

    Agnes Azimzadeh, USA
  • 2015–2017

    Peter Cowan, Australia
  • 2013–2015

    Takaaki Kobayashi, Japan
  • 2011-2013

    Bernhard Hering, USA
  • 2009-2011

    Emanuele Cozzi, Italy
  • 2007-2009

    Richard N. Pierson III, USA
  • 2005-2007

    Megan Sykes, USA
  • 2003-2005

    Anthony d’Apice, Australia
  • 2001-2003

    Ian McKenzie, Australia
  • 1999-2001

    David K.C. Cooper, USA
  • 1997-1999

    Carl G. Groth, Sweden
HONORARY MEMBERS

  • 2021

    Emanuele Cozzi
  • 2019

    Bruno Reichart
  • 2017

    Megan Sykes
  • 2015

    Uri Galili
  • 2013

    Anthony D'Apice and David Sachs
  • 2011

    Agustin P. Dalmasso
  • 2009

    David K.C. Cooper
  • 2007

    Ian F.C. McKenzie
  • 2005

    Carl G. Groth
  • 2003

    Guy P. Alexandre
  • 2001

    John S. Najarian
  • 1999

    Thomas E. Starzl
  • 1998

    Keith Reemtsma (Honorary Founding President)

Social

Address

International Xenotransplantation Association
C/O The Transplantation Society
International Headquarters
505 Boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest
Suite 1401
Montréal, QC, H2Z 1Y7
Canada