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ATC 2012 mobile app is available now
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The ATC 2012 Mobile App places all the event information at your fingertips:
Program and posters information
Daily news
Special events

Advanced features on the iPhone and Android apps will provide you with a truly personalized experience:
Get suggestions based on your interests
Create a list of favorites
Plan your agenda
Take notes

Download our mobile app for free.

AST Asks You

Which of these online educational formats do you most prefer?

❍ Live webinar: Set date/time, speaker Q&A
❍ Recorded webcast: View anytime, non-interactive
❍ Live streaming of live meetings: Set date/time, limited Q&A
❍ Recordings of live meetings: Avail. ~1 month post-meeting
❍ Podcast (audio only)

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AST Board of Directors elections
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Voting is now open for the American Society of Transplantation's Board of Directors. Eligible AST members may vote by proxy in the new online election format. Vacant seats on the board include president-elect, secretary-treasurer and four councilors-at-large.

All votes must be cast by Monday, June 4, 2012 at 5 p.m. EDT

Learn more and vote

Attention job seekers: Opportunity knocks for ATC attendees!
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AST will be holding a job fair at the 2012 ATC in Boston from June 2-6. Job seekers will have an opportunity to meet individually with employers to discuss open positions. There is no cost or fee for job seekers.

Seven jobs are currently posted from participating centers. These positions are designated with the AST logo. Existing users may log into the AST career center but new users must create an account.

Click on the job postings with the AST logo, read the job description and apply for the position. Once you have submitted your basic information, interested employers will be in direct contact with you to schedule an interview time at the 2012 ATC. Good luck!

Transplant Nephrology Core Curriculum Available
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This online program, available for purchase at, is based on the American Board of Internal Medicine's nephrology certification exam blueprint and is designed to help you prepare for and maintain board certification, or simply learn more about kidney transplantation.

Purchase the course and get immediate access to nine hours of presentations from outstanding speakers in the field, plus a self-administered exam to help you assess your knowledge in the discipline.

Continuing education credit for physicians is also available for an additional small fee (up to nine AMA PRA Category 1 Credits).

This program is co-sponsored by the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Transplantation


World's smallest artificial heart implanted in Italian baby
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Italian doctors in March implanted the smallest ever artificial heart into a 16-month-old baby before the infant received a permanent organ donation, said the hospital that performed the operation. More

Statins may cut cancer risk post heart transplant
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Statin therapy may help prevent the high long-term risk of cancer among heart transplant patients, researchers found. The risk of incident cancer of any type was roughly halved among statin users in a single center's heart transplantation registry. More

Poll: Americans show support for compensation of organ donors
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The shortage of organs for transplant continues to grow, despite years of work to get more donors on board. Facebook jumped in recently by making organ donation status something you could add to your profile. And the social media giant made it easy to connect with a registry to sign up as a donor. More

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PCa patients on hemodialysis would benefit from early kidney transplantation
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Hemodialysis (HD) patients awaiting a kidney transplant must have a two-year cancer-free period immediately preceding transplantation. However, study findings presented at the National Kidney Foundation 2012 Spring Clinical Meetings suggest that patients with prostate cancer (PCa) might be better served by undergoing transplantation instead of waiting two years to be declared cancer-free. More

North Carolina sees 3,000 percent increase in organ donors because of Facebook
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Facebook is inviting users to sign up to be organ donors and share their status. Because of this new feature, the North Carolina donor registry has seen a huge jump in donors. More

Two patients get eye stem cells transplanted to restore sight
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The technique has been developed by Scottish specialists to reverse corneal blindness, and it is believed to be the first treatment of its kind in the U.K. Both have corneal blindness, and until now the only treatment was a transplant of cornea tissue from an organ donor. More

Check out this presentation at the upcoming ATC
Best Practices by High Performing Pediatric Liver Transplant Programs. Session: Poster Session: Pediatric Liver Transplantation (5:30 PM-6:30 PM) Date/Time: Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 5:30 PM Room: Exhibit Halls C and D MORE
SynerGraft is CryoLife's patented decellularization technology that serves as the foundation for the next generation of implantable biological tissues. MORE

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