Three UNOS staff members contributed to a special article appearing online in the American Journal of Transplantation, addressing implications for transplant policy and practice based on the OPTN Deceased Donor Potential Study (DDPS).
DTAC, AST, and ASTS carefully reviewed information available from the CDC and offer the following information to transplant centers and Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) in light of recent spread of Zika virus throughout large parts of the Americas.
UNOS honors the life and achievements of Paul I. Terasaki, Ph.D., who passed away January 25. He was a pioneer in histocompatibility and immunology, as well as a benefactor and mentor to countless health science professionals.
A national advisory committee has been selected to guide the planning and implementation of the Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (COIIN), an OPTN pilot project to test potential improvements to review of transplant program performance.