ASTS-Astellas Transplantation Grant Awarded to Toronto Tx Fellow, Nicolas Goldaracena

January 26, 2016


Dr. Nicolas Goldaracena was the recipient of the 2015 ASTS-Astellas Fellowship in Transplantation Grant for his research, “Subnormothermic ex vivo liver perfusion allows graft treatment and modification prior to liver transplantation” (Period: July 1, 2015-June 30, 2017).

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Dr. Goldaracena’s other recent awards include:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) Top Junior Investigator Award (Vanguard Committee). Top Abstracts in the Fellow Category. ASTS 15th Winter Symposium, 2015. “Subnormothermic Ex Vivo Liver Perfusion (SNEVLP) Reduces Endothelial Cell Damage and Bile Duct Injury after Pig Liver Transplantation with HBD Grafts”. Goldaracena N, Spetzler V, Kaths M, Echeverri J, Selzner M.

American Society of Transplantation Poster of Distinction Award. “Live vs. Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation Results in Identical Outcome in Recipients with Acute Liver Failure-An Important Choice for Critical Ill Patients”. Goldaracena N, Sapisochin G, Echeverri J, Kaths M, Selzner N, Cattral M, Greig P, Lilly L, McGilvray I, Levy G, Ghanekar A, Renner E, Grant D, Selzner M. Poster presentation at the 2015 American Transplant Congress, Philadelphia, Pennsilvania, US, May 2-6, 2015.