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
Living liver donors ambivalent with donation
Living donors are important to increasing the number of viable grafts for liver transplantation.

Building replacement kidneys in the lab
Regenerative medicine researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have addressed a major challenge in the quest to build replacement kidneys in the lab.

Process isolated that damages lungs of donors with traumatic brain injury
Few people would guess that some of the most detrimental damage from a traumatic brain injury is to the lungs, but transplant specialists are keenly aware of this phenomenon.