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Transplantation ethics Glasgow Science Festival

Well here goes a bit of an experiment. I recently gave a lecture in the Goodall symposium at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow as part of the Glasgow Science festival. I used the zooming presentation platform … Continue reading

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A small piece of transplant history

When my colleague and friend Phil Dyer recently retired as Professor of Histocompatability and Immunogenetics at Edinburgh in the Scottish Blood Transfusion Service he brought with him a small gift from his bookshelf. Phil was determined to retire without any … Continue reading

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Scottish Liver Transplant Unit 20th Celebration

All of the wonderful photographs below were taken by Peter Croan, Financial Director of the National Services Division and clearly an excellent photographer. Yesterday 18th November was the celebration marking the 20 th Anniversary of the foundation of the Scottish … Continue reading

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Careless talk costs livers (and kidneys)

I recently overheard a conversation that went along the lines of “Oh no they wouldn’t be interested in my organs I am much too old”. Using my (reasonable) judgement of age I would reckon that the person who made the … Continue reading

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What’s hot and what’s new in clinical transplantation

This was a plenary lecture that I gave at the European Society for Organ Transplantation in Glasgow last September 2011. Hopefully some of it is still current and topical! When you do these talks and pull out what you think … Continue reading

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