Ethics Committee


  • Richard N. Pierson III, Boston, MA, USA


  • Rita Bottino, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Emanuele Cozzi, Padua, Italy
  • Francis L. Delmonico, Boston, MA, USA (TTS representative)
  • John Dark, Newcastle, UK
  • Francesco Ierino, Melbourne, Australia
  • Wayne Paris, Abilene,TX, USA
  • Jochen Sautermeister, Bonn, Germany
  • Robyn Shapiro, Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Megan Sykes, New York, NY, USA
  • MariaChiara Tallacchini, Piacenza, Italy
  • Annika Tibell, Stockholm, Sweden


Under the leadership of Richard Pierson, and in concert with TTS and WHO, the IXA Ethics Committee promotes ethical guidelines for xenotransplantation clinical trials for consideration by national regulatory authorities.

To submit a proposal for review by the Ethics Committee, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .