The President of the American Society of Transplantation (AST), Ron Gill, has been featured in an article published by Media Planet and included in USA Today. The article highlights the challenges that transplant recipients face such as organ rejection, medications, and the long waiting list. In addition, the article touches on the importance of the upcoming […]
In 2017, the American Society of Transplantation (AST) and the Transplantation and Immunology Research Network (TIRN) facilitated providing $460,000 in research money to investigators in the field of transplantation. TIRN provides both career development grants for young investigators and research funding in specific areas along with outside organizations. AST TIRN/Astellas Clinical Science Faculty Development Research […]
Kanishka Mohib, PhD, is passionate about transplantation. “Transplantation provides a cure,” he says. “When someone gets a transplanted heart, liver or kidney, you’re giving them life. You’re giving them a cure. Few fields can say that they have that kind of impact on patients.” As a researcher, Dr. Mohib spends a considerable amount of time […]
AST President Dr. Dan Salomon was invited to join President Obama this afternoon/Thursday at the White House as he signs S. 330, the HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act. Dr. Salomon will attend the very small ceremony in the Oval Office. AST played a very significant role, particularly in the U.S. House of Representatives, to garner […]
Sarah Hyland, the 21-year-old actress who plays Haley Dunphy on the hit ABC sitcom “Modern Family”, underwent a successful kidney transplant this past April. Her story is a beautiful example of the miracle of transplantation. Read more of Sarah’s story, and consider making a donation to Power2Save to help move transplantation forward.