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.



Standards and Guidelines

 

Transplant Library Database

 

Join the Organ Donor Register

 

NHSBT ODT Clinical Microsite
Living Donor Forum and Chapter of Surgeons
Lungs from donors who die from drowning, asphyxiation may be safe for transplant
Researchers claim transplanting lungs from donors who die from drowning or asphyxiation appears to be safe and may be a way of 'expanding the donor pool.'

Irradiation plus transplantation shown to be effective for treating HIV/AIDS
Yerkes National Primate Research Center researchers are the first to show that an irradiation plus transplantation combination approach in nonhuman primates can be used to treat or even possibly cure...

Genetic kidney disease caused when enzyme goes to the wrong location in cell
Research by UCLA biochemists may lead to a new treatment - or even a cure - for PH1, a rare and potentially deadly genetic kidney disease that afflicts children.