29th International Congress of The Transplantation Society (TTS 2022) | Buenos Aires - Argentina | September 10-14, 2022


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  • Sociedad de Trasplantes de América Latina y el Caribe (STALyC)

  • Sociedad de Trasplantes de América Latina y el Caribe (STALyC)

The Latin American and Caribbean Transplant Society originated from the merger of the two Transplant Societies that existed in Latin America until 1999: The Latin American Transplant Society, established in 1980, and the Pan American Dialysis and Transplant Society founded in 1987.

The Society was created with the primary mission of unifying the Latin American and Caribbean region for educational, research, and practical purposes, bringing together all professionals who practice any activity related to organ transplantation and contributing to the improvement of research and practice in organ transplantation.

Board of Directors 2020-2021

  • President: Dra. María Amalia Matamoros, Costa Rica
  • President-Elect: Dr. Mario Abbud Filho, Brazil
  • Past-President: Dr. Oscar César Imvertanza, Argetina
  • General Secretary: Dr. Luis Eduardo Morales Buenrostro, México
  • Vice-president North Area: Dra. Paola García Padilla, Colombia
  • Vice-President South Area: Dr. Raúl Mizraji, Uruguay
  • Secretary: Dr. Mario César Medina Chavez, Perú
  • Treasurer: Dra. Nora Imperiali, Argetina
  • Representative North Area: Dra. Carla Ramirez, Guatemala
  • Representative North Area: Dr. Aczel Sánchez Cedillo, México
  • Representative South Area: Dra. Maria Gloria Orué, Paraguay
  • Representative South Area: Dr. Gustavo Ferreira, Brazil

STALyC Objectives

  • Contribute to disseminating and improving knowledge related to organ transplants through conferences, meetings, publications, etc.
  • Democratic representation of all Latin American countries
  • Help in the development of new transplant programs in different countries
  • Help optimize results throughout the region, identifying success factors within different national environments
  • Promote ethical standards in transplantation in all countries
  • Promote universal laws
  • Form groups for international collaborative studies
  • Share education and research
  • Develop guidelines that allow the sharing of histocompatibility anti-sera and deoxyribonucleic acids, as well as comparing immunogenetic profiles
  • Develop guidelines for sharing organs and tissues for transplantation
  • Dissemination of information on transplantation activity in our region in regional and world organizations, with emphasis on the publication of information in world literature
  • Develop a Latin American Transplant Registry, also promoting other information registries, including, but not limited to, updated registries of laws, education and training programs, directory, renal and tumor pathology registries, pregnancies, project catalogs, catalogs of publications and transplantation books, website, and data exchange with transplant registries from other parts of the world
For more information, please visit stalyc.net

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