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Dear Colleagues, Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 BRS Conference and to all who provided helpful feedback. This will be invaluable is helping us to plan future meetings. In addition, we would like to get views about future meetings from a broad range of people across the UK renal community. I would therefore […]
Kidney Research UK is pleased to announce the availability of educational bursaries to support the dissemination of research into renal transplantation at European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) Congress 2017. Closing date for applications 4 August 2017.
Alan Ting (1943-2017) Alan Ting who was one of a number of outstanding scientists in the field of histocompatibility and a prominent member of the BTS in the past died suddenly in April 2017. Alan Ting was born in Sydney Australia and after schooling he undertook an Honours degree in Zoology graduating BSc Hons. […]
Download the full report and read a synopsis by Fiona Loud, co-author Kidney Health: Delivering Excellence, co-chair Kidney Health Partnership Board.
“The BTS has submitted a response to the Scottish government’s consultation on legislation on organ donation. The response includes results of the ‘opt out’ survey undertaking at Congress, in which 66% of respondents favour a change in legislation. The response has been written by Antonia Cronin, as Chair of the Ethics Committee, and has agreement […]
Dear BTS member, As you will be aware, the pioneer of transplantation Thomas Starzl died at the weekend. I am very grateful to Professor Sir Roy Calne for agreeing to write an obituary for the society members, and for writing such a heartfelt piece from someone who knew Tom. Please take time to read it […]
Living Donor Transplantation for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Communities NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) have commissioned the National Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Transplant Alliance to manage the delivery of a Living donor Transplantation Initiative, up until March 2018. The funding of £90,000 is in response to a recent decline in the number of living donor transplantations among BAME (Black, […]
University of Liverpool has launched a suite of 4 modules related to transplantation sciences for transplant surgeons, nephrologists and urologists. Experience in these subspecialties is essential. These modules are offered wholly online study using an interactive electronic platform, which produces a high quality interface for learning and teaching through interactive keynote lectures, discussion board and […]
Statement on media coverage about organ donation and women carrying babies diagnosed with non-survivable conditions In response to a number of media articles implying that women carrying babies with a non-survivable condition will be pressurised into proceeding with their pregnancy in order to donate their babies organs, the British Transplantation Society has issued the following […]