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Register now for the AST Fellows Symposium!
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The AST Fellows Symposium will be held on Sept. 7-9, in Grapevine, Texas.

The AST Fellows Symposium offers an in-depth and interactive study of both clinical transplantation and basic transplant immunobiology while providing unparalleled access to expert faculty.

Travel grants are available! Registration and travel grant request deadline: Monday, July 16.

View the full eligibility requirements for a travel grant at www.a-s-t.org/fellows/travelgrants.




Transplant Nephrology Core Curriculum available
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This online program, available for purchase at www.a-s-t.org/TNCC, 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.


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ESOT and AST have partnered once again to present the best transplantation science
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Transformational Therapies and Diagnostics in Transplantation will be held Oct. 12-14, at the 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.










 TRANSPLANT NEWS


Preemptive transplants may not offer survival edge
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Preemptive kidney transplantation may offer no survival advantage over kidney transplantation soon after dialysis initiation, according to new findings reported at the 2012 American Transplant Congress. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore studied 24,233 adult first-time recipients of deceased donor kidney transplants (DDKT), of whom 9,924 received preemptive transplants and 14,309 received their organs within one year of starting dialysis. The investigators found no significant difference in mortality between these two groups, after adjusting for age, race, gender and insurance status. More

Bone marrow transplant drug trial closer
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A drug that stops the body from rejecting bone marrow transplants in cancer patients could be ready for human trials in three years time. The latest development comes after more than a decade of research unlocking the function of a protein called perforin, which kills rogue cells in the body. Australian researchers involved in unravelling perforin's molecular structure, a discovery published in the journal Nature in 2010, are now working towards developing a safe drug to block the protein. More

Potential for human intravenous kidney cell transplants
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Indiana University School of Medicine scientists have successfully transplanted primary kidney cells intravenously to treat renal failure in rats, pointing the way to a possible future alternative to kidney transplants and expensive dialysis treatments in humans. More


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New efforts under way to encourage over-50 crowd to sign up to become organ donors
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Julia Kukolvic of Cleveland signed up to be an organ donor 20 years ago. There was no particular reason why she did it except, as she says, "I just think it's the right thing to do." But recently some of Kukolvic's relatives have told her that she's too old to be an organ donor. More

Denial of transplants for undocumented sparks protest in Chicago
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A group headed by a Salvadoran priest are completing the third day of a hunger strike to protest the refusal by two Chicago hospitals to perform organ transplants on unauthorized immigrants who lack health insurance. "We're a little weak but we're not going to lift the measure until the hospitals agree to talks," Father Jose Landaverde said. More


Essential Pharmaceuticals - the company with a heart.
Essential Pharmaceuticals, LLC Donates Life-Saving Medicine to Marco Paliotta an Oklahoma City Doctor for International Medical Mission Work. MORE
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