New research suggests that organ transplant recipients who reject organs may not necessarily reject future transplanted organs. In a study of mice at the University of Chicago, researchers found the rodents rejected a transplanted heart...
ASTS has established the Rising Stars in Transplantation Surgery Award, which gives recognition from the leading Society of transplantation surgery that these individuals have made a significant, profound, or potentially transformative contribution to the discipline.
The American Society of Transplant Surgeons is pleased to announce its $100,000 financial commitment to an Institute of Medicine (IOM) study on organ donor intervention research. The study will examine the ethical, policy, regulatory, and operational issues related to...
Tuesday, Oct. 6 is the deadline to submit nominations for the Francis Moore Excellence in Mentorship in the Field of Transplantation Surgery Award, Vanguard Prize, and the Advanced Transplant Providers Award.
Although transient hypocalcemia following kidney transplantation can occur, severe refractory hypocalcemia is uncommon. We report a case of a 31-yr-old highly sensitized man...
A recent study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology...
A team of scientists has successfully transplanted lab-grown kidneys into pigs and rats, according to a new report in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The transplanted kidneys were able to successfully pass urine without issue, while past attempts...
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