Peter Morris Retires as Director of the CET

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 11th July 2016

As many of you are now aware, Peter Morris has formally announced that he is retiring from his role as director of the Centre for Evidence in Transplantation. Peter established the CET in 2005 with the aim of improving the quality of evidence in solid organ transplantation and increasing awareness of evidence-based medicine amongst transplant […]

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Transplant Library promoted at the Texas Transplantation Society meeting

By: Liset Pengel | Posted on 18th June 2015

The Texas Transplantation Society is the first US society to provide access to the Transplant Library database for all its members. The Transplant Library will be introduced by Sir Peter Morris by video and by Mr Mark Schregardus, CEO of Evidentia Publishing during 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Texas Transplantation Society, July 23-26, 2015, […]

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Peter Morris Inducted into the Research Hall of Fame

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 10th July 2014

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is arguably the major teaching hospital of the University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health now forms a complex not only comprising the Royal Melbourne Hospital, but the Royal Children’s Hospital, the Royal Women’s hospital as well as a number of research institutes (e.g. Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, […]

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Kidney Transplantation; Principles and Practice (7th edition)

By: Peter Morris | Posted on 31st January 2014

My co-editor (Stuart Knechtle) and I are delighted to announce that the 7th edition of this textbook has appeared. This edition is accompanied by access to an electronic edition which is a first for this book and has all relevant illustrations in colour together with a number of video clips. I published the first edition in 1978 […]

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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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Peter Morris awarded Doctorate of Laws at University of Melbourne

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 24th August 2012

As part of the celebrations of the 150th Anniversary of the Founding of the University of Melbourne Medical School in July 2012, Sir Peter Morris AC, FRS, Emeritus Nuffield Professor of Surgery at the University of Oxford, was awarded a Doctorate of Laws (Honoris Causa), the highest award the University can confer. After the ceremony […]

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Sirolimus and secondary skin cancer prevention in kidney transplantation

By: Peter Morris | Posted on 21st August 2012

Sylvie Euvrard and her colleagues (New England Journal of Medicine 2012; 367:329) have performed a multicentre randomised trial in patients on a calcineurin inhibitor who had developed at least 1 squamous cell cancer of the skin after renal transplantation. Patients were randomised to either continue on the calcineurin inhibitor or to be converted to sirolimus. […]

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A tissue engineered vein graft – proof of concept

By: Peter Morris | Posted on 27th June 2012

There was a very interesting report in the Lancet this past week from the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg in Sweden by Michael Olausson and colleagues describing the successful treatment of a ten year old girl with an extrahepatic portal vein obstruction. A 9cm length of an iliac vein from a deceased organ donor was […]

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