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At the recent 24th International Congress of The Transplantation Society held in July 2012 in Berlin, Professor Kathryn Wood and Dr Fadi Issa won three awards for outstanding contributions to basic science.

Professor Kathryn Wood and Dr Fadi Issa were awarded  “The Transplantation Society Mentee/ Mentor Award”    which recognizes the efforts of basic scientists, who have advanced our understanding of transplant science/immunobiology and/or treatment of transplant recipients, as well as the importance of young investigators who will be the future leaders in transplantation.

Dr Fadi Issa was also awarded the “President's Choice Award” for his presentation on “Homing of therapeutic human reg T cells to the allograft site enhances transplant survival” which he gave at the Congress on Monday 16th July 2012.

In addition, Professor Wood was honoured by the society when she was awarded the "TTS-Roche Award for Outstanding Achievement in Transplantation Science (Basic)" which recognises Professor Wood's important contributions to the field of Transplantation.

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