TSANZ Vision Statement

TSANZ aims to promote research, best clinical practice and advocacy to improve outcomes and increase access to organ transplantation in Australia and New Zealand. The Society brings together transplantation professionals in medicine and science that share common ideals and principles.

Read the complete TSANZ vision and mission statement.



New Positions Vacant
Australian Kidney Exchange (AKX) Coordinator
To view details click here

Prof. Peter Macdonald honour
Congratulations to Professor Peter Macdonald and his family and his team for receiving an AM during this year’s Queens Birthday Honours for his significant service to medicine in the field of heart transplantation and cardiovascular research, and to medical education. He has made major contributions to transplantation here and internationally and is also recognised for his work in caring for patients and their families!

Vale Mark Colvin

A kidney transplant recipient and transplant advocate, Mark Colvin of the ABC passed away last month. The transplant community recognises his life and his work. See the ABC tribute Mark Colvin and tribute by Prof Bruce Pussell here

OTA & TSANZ Communique Re: New AKX Clinical Director
Please find attached a communique from OTA regarding the change of program director for the AKX Program Click Here

Ethical Statements
Click here to read the TSANZ Ethical Statement regarding executed prisioners
Click here to access the TSANZ Clinical Guidelines for organ transplantation from deceased donors and the NHMRC Ethical Guidelines

To view upcoming transplantation related meetings go to http://www.tsanz.com.au/diary/index.asp

Statement on Unproven Stem Cell Interventions for Lung Disease and Annals ATS editorial
To view the statement click here
Click on the following link to view the editorial: http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201604-277ED#.V6yNqKL0n21




Related Sites

The Transplantation Society
The Organ and Tissue Authority (OTA)
Donate Life
Transplant Australia
Kidney Health Australia