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Community of Practice elections
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AST Community of Practice members are encouraged to participate in online elections to elect members of COP executive committees. Voting will be open through May 4; only COP members are eligible to vote in community elections.

Click here to view the communities holding elections. Note that you will need to log-in to the AST website to vote in the COP elections.




AST announces job fair
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Employers and job seekers are invited to participate in the AST Job Fair to be held during the 2012 ATC. Employers will have an opportunity to meet individually with job seekers interested in learning more about open positions.

Visit http://www.a-s-t.org/jobfair for more information.


ASE 2011 presentations available on the AST website
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Includes ASE Special Topic Symposia, Keynote Presentation, Expert Commentaries and Interactive Debate

Free to AST Members!($49 for non-AST members)

Did you miss ASE last December? Do you want to see it again? View the faculty presentations on the AST website Education tab. The video presentations include three special topic symposia: Personalized Management of Transplant Patients, Artificial Organs: Scaffolding and Stem Cells, and Resuscitation of Marginal Organs for Transplant, a keynote presentation on B cell depletion and an interactive debate: Should Payment for Organs Be Allowed? The program also includes Expert Commentaries, which bridge the gap between the basic and clinical abstracts presented.


Pfizer Advancing Research in Transplantation Science (ARTS) Grant Program
Pfizer is proud to support the ARTS Grants Program - a competitive, independent, peer-reviewed program for investigators in the United States.*

To apply for research grants and learn more about the program, the PfizerARTS website (www.PfizerARTS.com) will open for submissions on March 1, 2012 and the deadline for submissions is April 30, 2012 at midnight.

*Program open to US investigators only.


ESOT/AST meeting registration now open
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ESOT and AST have partnered once again to bring present the best transplantation science.

Transformational Therapies and Diagnostics in Transplantation.
October 12-14, 2012

Palais de la Méditerranée
Nice, France

Register now for this inspiring event! View the program and travel information here.

Call for Abstracts! Submit your basic, translational or clinical abstract on:

Transformational Immunosuppression Strategies
or
Novel Immune Monitoring and Diagnostics

Abstract submission site: www.esot.org → Meetings.



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 TRANSPLANT NEWS


New Jersey governor signs organ, tissue donation measure
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Legislation aimed at raising awareness about the increasing need for organ and tissue donors throughout New Jersey has been signed by Gov. Chris Christie. The measure requires the state Treasury Department to disseminate organ and tissue donation information with employee paychecks at least once during the month of April. It also designates April as "Donate Life Month" in New Jersey. More

Organ donor cards enable 3 to jump to head of line
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Three people who signed organ donation cards in recent months were the first to receive precedence as organ recipients in an arrangement ADI-The National Transplant Center, designed last year to encourage donor registration. The three would not otherwise have been currently qualified to receive organs. More

Stem Cell transplantation in elderly MDS patients: The role of patient characteristics
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Dr. Nikolaus Kroeger, a German myelodysplastic syndromes expert, recently published a review of previous research to assess whether stem cell transplantation is feasible in elderly patients with myelodysplastic syndromes. The review concludes that the procedure is safe and has curative potential for this patient population. More

Ottawa woman who campaigned for organ donation doing well after transplant
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She can't speak yet, nor can she eat, but that hasn't stopped her from continuing her crusade. Helene Campbell — who became the unofficial face of organ donation in Canada after attracting celebrity endorsements for her cause — is still recovering after a double-lung transplant but is progressing well, doctors said. More

Heart transplant unbelievable gift: Former Vice President Cheney
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Former Vice President Dick Cheney expressed his gratitude to the family that donated the organ he received during a heart transplant at the end of March. "It's the kind of gift that's unbelievable," Cheney said, speaking at length to student interns at the Washington Center and broadcast on CSPAN. Despite the recent surgery, Cheney was alert and engaged, though his voice was seemed a bit huskier than usual. More
 


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