World Transplant Congress

By: Peter Morris | Posted on 27th August 2014

The World Congress in Transplantation, which was a joint meeting between the TTS, the ASTS and the AST took place in San Francisco from the 26th to the 31st of July. It was a huge meeting with some 7,000 people attending which made it quite difficult to meet people. The opening ceremony was rather special […]

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CET poster abstracts received distinction awards at the WTC 2014

By: Liset Pengel | Posted on 25th August 2014

Great success for the CET at the World Transplant Congress: all 4 poster abstracts that were presented at the WTC received distinction awards. These were: * A comparison of University of Wisconsin and Marshall’s solutions for cold storage of deceased donor kidneys in the United Kingdom. * What is the evidence for oxygenated hypothermic machine […]

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What trials in transplantation would you like to see?

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 3rd April 2013

Peter Morris gave the following presentation at this year’s British Transplant Society Congress after polling members as to what trials they would like to see performed in the field of transplantation in the near future. There are many interesting ideas to help guide future research projects. If you have any further ideas, please let us […]

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Masters of Nephrology awarded

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 18th June 2012

At the recent European Renal Association Meeting held in Paris, Sir Peter Morris was one of 24 pioneers in Nephrology in Europe who were honoured at the opening ceremony as Masters of Nephrology. Professor Stewart Cameron and Professor Stanley Shaldon were the other Masters from the UK. Each of the Masters had been interviewed during […]

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Industry sponsored symposia

By: Peter Morris | Posted on 22nd October 2011

There were a number of corporate symposia at the ESOT Congress, which is accepted practice these days at most large meetings. However I did hear a lot of criticism about the biased presentations made at some of these symposia, which I had not heard before! Certainly I went to one sponsored by Astellas which was […]

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The ESOT congress in Glasgow

By: Peter Morris | Posted on 8th October 2011

I have just returned from the ESOT  2011 Congress in Glasgow. It was held in the very large congress centre (SECC) on the banks of the Clyde River in Glasgow. The SECC is a very impressive centre with one building containing the major auditoria and which resembles from the outside a mini edition of the […]

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Reporting Quality of Randomized Controlled Trials in solid organ transplantation

By: Liset Pengel | Posted on 22nd September 2011

Last week, Liang Liu presented a paper entitled ‘Reporting Quality of Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) in solid organ transplantation’ at the ESOT congress which was held in Glasgow, UK. Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) can provide Level 1 evidence to guide treatment. Previously, we reviewed RCTs in solid organ transplantation that were published between 2004 and 2006. The […]

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The CET will be at ESOT Glasgow this week

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 4th September 2011

We would like to invite ESOT members to come and visit us at the ESOT congress in Glasgow from Sunday 4th September to Wednesday 6th September. We will have a stand in the ESOT Village in the SECC where you can come and chat to us and learn more about what we do and how […]

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ESOT Congress 2009, Paris

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 2nd September 2009

The CET had its own stand at the ESOT congress in Paris (August 2009). Computers were available for live demonstrations of the Transplant Library. There was also information on the other activities of the CET. Work from the Centre was also presented, including a paper by Liset Pengel and Peter Morris entitled “Do wound complications […]

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