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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International team of researchers co-led by Penn aims to revolutionize understanding of how gene variants affect organ transplant outcomes
Data from transplant studies expected to improve understanding of transplant complications and improve patient careNearly 30,000 organ transplants are performed in the United States every year.

Womb transplantation approved for 10 British women
Doctors have approved a clinical trial in which 10 British women will undergo womb transplantation in the hope the procedure will allow them to carry a child.

Age-related blindness cure steps closer with new stem cell trial
Researchers have successfully transplanted eye cells derived from stem cells into a patient with the hope of curing vision loss caused by wet age-related macular degeneration.

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