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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Donor blood test may be holding back heart transplantation
Donor hearts may be unnecessarily rejected as a result of a blood test used to determine their eligibility for transplantation, according to researchers.

Texan is first adult in U.S. to receive updated stem cell transplant for leukemia treatment
Texan Chuck Dandridge became the first adult in the U.S. to receive a newly modified stem cell transplant that uses genetically engineered blood cells from a family member, announced researchers at...

Autologous stem cell transplantation offers safe and effective - and potentially curative - option for patients with HIV-associated lymphoma
Multicenter, Phase II trial suggests autologous transplant should be standard of care for HIV patients with relapsed/treatment-resistant lymphoma.

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