The United Network for Organ Sharing has proposed changes to the United States' transplant system in an attempt to reduce the geographic disparity that makes it more difficult to get liver transplants in some areas of the country....
We and others have previously described signatures of tolerance in kidney transplantation showing the differential expression of B cell–related genes and the relative expansions of B cell subsets....
Influenza vaccine is known to have suboptimal immunogenicity in transplant recipients. Despite this, influenza vaccine may have the added benefit of inducing a cross-reactive immune response to viral strains not found in the...
The 2017 nominations period for ASTS Council positions will close at midnight on Sept. 12, 2016. Terms will begin in May 2017 for the following positions: 1 Associate Member councilor-at-large (3-year term, new position), 3 councilors-at-large (3-year term), 1 secretary...
Nominations are open for the Rising Stars in Transplantation, ATP, and Mentorship Awards and the Vanguard Prize.
There are still a few spots left for the 7th Annual ASTS Leadership Development Program, an interactive course designed exclusively for the field of transplantation. To register, call the ASTS National Office at 703-414-7870.
Cardio- and cerebrovascular diseases are the third leading cause of late death after liver transplantation. A new score (PROCAM-Stroke) has been established to estimate the 10-year risk of cerebrovascular events (CBVE)...
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