What's Hot, What's New From the 2016 American Transplant Congress

J. Levitsky*, R. G. Gill

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From June 11–15, 2016 the American Transplant Congress, the joint meeting of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, held its annual meeting in Boston, MA. The meeting, attended by 5200 registrants, included pre-meeting conferences, focused topic sessions, and hundreds of high-quality presentations from the transplant field. This meeting report highlights key findings from specific basic science, translational, and clinical research presentations deemed to have notable impact in thematic areas. In particular, there were a number of transformative studies indicating important advances in the understanding of alloimmunity, chronic rejection, tolerance, and organ-specific outcomes. Many of these results are discussed in the context of the published literature to showcase rapid advances in the transplant field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3105-3114
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican Journal of Transplantation
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2016


  • clinical research/practice
  • education
  • organ transplantation in general
  • physician education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Transplantation
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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