Welcome to The British Transplantation Society


The British Transplantation Society (the BTS) is the professional voice of transplantation in the UK, representing all the varied disciplines in transplantation including clinicians, nurses, pharmacists, scientists involved both in basic research and in histocompatibility laboratories, ethicists and other professions allied to medicine.


The BTS was formed in 1972 and its membership is open to all professionals working in the field of transplantation. It hosts an annual congress for its members, and also runs a variety of meetings throughout the year including an annual ethics conference, live donation conference, and training workshops.





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Unraveling cystic fibrosis puzzle, taking it personally matters
In the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis (CF), the most severe symptoms are recurring episodes of lung inflammation and bacterial infection (known as "exacerbations") that happen from one to three...

Publicly insured Americans 'have poorer lung transplantation survival' than UK patients
A new study reveals that publicly insured US patients who undergo lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis have poorer survival than publicly insured UK patients.

Study reports excellent outcomes among HIV+ kidney transplant recipients
Co-infection with hepatitis C virus lowers kidney and patient survival rates, howeverHighlights Compared with uninfected (HIV-/HCV-) kidney transplant recipients, mono-infected HIV+...


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