About the AST Research Network
The AST Research Network is the AST’s mechanism for identifying, funding, and providing ongoing support to the most innovative research in transplantation and immunology.
The Research Network has funded hundreds of physicians and scientists who have dedicated their lives to advancing the research necessary to improve and save lives. View past grant recipients.
Advancing transplantation and immunology research to improve human life.
The AST Research Network fosters transformative, multidisciplinary transplantation and immunology research opportunities.
Goals of the Research Network
The AST Research Network pursues its vision and mission through specific goals.
- Dramatically increase the amount of funding available to support the best basic, clinical and translational research in transplantation and immunology.
- Create innovative ways to train investigators in the latest technologies for scientific research.
- Adhere to and further AST’s research goal as outlined in the AST strategic plan, which is to double long-term graft survival and optimize patient quality of life.
The AST Research Network is led by the Research Network Committee. Career development grant applications are reviewed by the Scientific Review Committee.