The International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association aims to serve the pancreas and islet transplant scientific community in providing a forum for the open exchange of knowledge and expertise in order to facilitate the advancement of the clinical practice of pancreas and islet transplantation for the treatment of human diabetes.
AIMS OF THE ASSOCIATION
The IXA’s core mission is closely aligned with the principles outlined in the Cartagena Protocol on Biological Diversity. This international agreement describes international norms for the use of genetically modified animals “to contribute to the development of human welfare and the promotion of environmental conservation on a global basis.” The Cartagena Protocol specifically seeks to “promote access to and transfer of technologies, including biotechnology” for the advancement of human health, and “to ensure the development of appropriate procedures to enhance the safety of biotechnology in the context of the Convention’s overall goal of reducing all potential threats to biological diversity, taking also into account the risks to human health.”MISSION
The Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Society exists to be the leader in developing and translating, safe cellular and regenerative therapies to patients. The Society will promote research, collaboration and focus on regulatory matters, as they relate to clinical translation.
The Transplantation Society is a non-profit NGO providing global leadership in transplantation.
TTS mission is to provide global leadership in the practice of human transplantation. The responsibility of TTS is to establish guidelines of clinical practice, advance programs of education, and to promote ethical standards for clinical care and scientific investigation.
6700+ Members composed of professionals with an active interest in basic science, clinical research and/or improving clinical practice in the field of transplantation. With 105+ countries represented, TTS is a diverse international Society with members across the globe.
Transplantation, the Official Journal of The Transplantation Society is published monthly and is the most cited and influential journal in the field, with more than 25,000 citations a year.
TTS biennial congress brings together over 5000 participants from across the globe.
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