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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Racial disparities in kidney transplant outcomes are narrowing
A new study reveals significantly reduced disparities in health outcomes among black and white kidney transplant recipients over the past 2 decades.

Penn medicine: Transplant centers often reject potential donor livers for sickest patients in need
Study's findings show this practice places patients at greater risk of death while waiting for a lifesaving transplant.

Making liver tissue in the lab for transplants and drug screening
Engineered liver tissue could have a range of important uses, from transplants in patients suffering from the organ's failure to pharmaceutical testing.


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