TTS Social Media Ambassadors

Urmila Anadh


About Urmila Anadh
Clinician Researcher in one of India's largest hospitals, interested in learning all aspects of clinical kidney transplantation. Took up social media mostly to learn. Now I am part of ISN Education and have been part of WCN 2019,2020,2021 and 2022. Founder President of Women in Nephrology -India (a vibrant organisation involved in various aspects of training of Nephrology and issues of women.)

Carla Baan

Transplantation Journal Executive Editor

About Carla Baan
I am Head of the Nephrology & Transplantation Laboratory at Erasmus Medical Center, University Hospital Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The position involves the supervision of doctorate research related to the role of cytokines, T cells and B cells, and immunosuppressive drugs in clinical organ transplantation. The primary objective of my research is to develop and exploit new technologies for the diagnosis of transplant rejection using blood and urinary biomarkers. I am a member of TTS, ESOT, ISHLT, and the Dutch Transplant Society.

Stephanie Lariviére


About Stephanie Lariviére
Stéphanie has a background in Biotechnology and Applied Arts. In 2017, she joined the Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CRCHUM) as a research coordinator in kidney transplantation. In 2019, she joined the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program (CDTRP) as the Communications and Data Manager. In this role, Stéphanie manages the CDTRP’s website, the various social media platforms, and all the visual and technical aspects of the virtual and in-person conferences. She is the creative mind of CDTRP and a fervent behind the scene worker. Stéphanie is based out in Montréal, where she lives with her cat. She is passionate about culture (music, books, movies) and is a fancy natural wine and craft beer drinker.

Macey Levan

Transplantation Journals Social Media Editor

About Macey Levan
I am an Associate Professor of Surgery and Population Health at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine, and the Director of the Center for Surgical and Transplant Applied Research Qualitative Core at the NYU Langone Transplant Institute, with an NIH and DoD funded research program.

Hector Madariaga


About Hector Madariaga
Hector M. Madariaga, MD is a transplant nephrologist at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Madariaga completed his nephrology fellowship at Upstate Medical University Hospital in Syracuse, NY followed by a transplant fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Madariaga’s clinical interests include racial and ethnic disparities in kidney transplantation and access to care, as well as medically complicated transplant candidates and recipients and simultaneous liver kidney transplant recipients. He also has an interest in social media and medical education and serves on the Executive Committee of NephJC (Nephrology Journal Club) a twitter-based, twice-a-month journal club and as a faculty member for the Nephrology Social Media Collective (NSMC) internship. Dr. Madariaga is also a social media editor for the Kidney Medicine Journal.

Ana Cecilia Pastor Ludeña


About Ana Cecilia Pastor Ludeña
Nephrologist specialized in Kidney Transplantation
Nephropathology
Member of International Society of Nephrology
Peruvian Socierty of Nephrology
interests: kidney transplantation

Dorry Segev

TTS Councilor (North America)

About Dorry Segev
Dorry is a TTS Councilor and has been a proponent of TTS and contributor for TTS for many years. His currently Professor of Surgery and Population Health & Transplant Surgeon, NYU. Director, NYU Center for Surgical and Transplant Applied Research.

Arunkumar Subbiah


Arunkumar Subbiah
Nephrologist & Transplant Physician – Interest in transplant infectious disease, transplant immunology ISN-ANIO Indukaka Ipcowala Advanced Scholar in Renal Transplantation (Cincinnati, USA) ISOT- Novartis Transplant Fellow 2018 Editorial Fellow – Indian Journal of Organ Transplantation Contributor and reviewer of multiple PubMed indexed journals in Nephrology and book chapters Active interest in nephrology education – NSMC graduate, #NephJC

Leonie van Leeuwen


About Leonie van Leeuwen
My name is Leonie van Leeuwen and I am a basic scientist and Post-Doctoral researcher, affiliated with the University of Groningen in The Netherlands and the University of Oxford in The United Kingdom.  I have a background in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Pharmaceutical Drug Innovation. My research focus is on renal fibrosis, targeted drug delivery using ex-vivo machine perfusion, and renal protein degradation during transplantation. My aim is to help improve organ preservation, perfusion, and repair.

MARCEL R. M. VAN DEN BRINK

TTS Councilor (North America)

Marcel R. M. van den Brink

Alan N. Houghton Chair
Head, Division of Hematologic Malignancies
Attending Physician, Department of Medicine
Member, Immunology Program

Marcel van den Brink is a physician scientist and medical oncologist who performs both laboratory and clinical research related to allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT) and immuno-oncology. He is the Head of the Division of Hematologic Malignancies at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and holds a joint appointment in the Immunology and Transplantation Program of the Sloan Kettering Institute. He is the Co-Director of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at MSKCC and Chairman of the Board of DKMS, an international nonprofit organization devoted to bone marrow donor registration. As a clinical scientist, he is involved in immunotherapeutic trials of cytokines, cell therapies, as well as strategies to manipulate the intestinal microbiome for patients with hematologic malignancies. His laboratory is devoted to the immunology of BMT and he studies immune reconstitution, pathophysiology of graft-versus-host disease, the intestinal microbiota, and chimeric antigen receptor T cells in patients and preclinical models. Both as a Division Head and a laboratory Principal Investigator, he mentors junior faculty members, hematology oncology fellows, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduate students.

Interested in becoming a TTS Social Media Ambassador?

TTS International Social Media Ambassadors

Share your TTS experience with thousands of international healthcare professionals and scientists by applying to be a Social Media Ambassador (SMA) for TTS!
What do TTS International Social Media Ambassadors do?
  • Work closely with our leadership and the TTS IHQ team to produce digital content (tweets, posts, blogs, vlogs, podcasts, interviews, calls to action, opinions, manuscript / article reviews and commentaries, etc.) to be posted on your own and TTS media channels. The over-arching theme is to drive engagement.
  • Promote TTS and its mission through social media channels.
  • Promote the TTS Congress and events through social media.
Requirements / Qualifications
We are looking for dynamic and passionate transplant professionals to be SMAs for the TTS. We plan to recruit numerous individuals for a period of one year, with a possibility of renewal thereafter. Each applicant would need to allocate 1-2 hours per week to advance this initiative and participate in TTS 2022 congress. Each applicant should have an active social media presence and excellent working knowledge of at least one social media platform; dedicated training/course preferable. We ask all interested applicants to provide a short description of why you would make a great social media ambassador and present a strategy to promote TTS and the upcoming congress in 500 words or less. Please mention a list of platforms currently used with social media handles and number of followers. TTS primarily posts in English however we are looking to expand our reach to better reflect the diversity within our membership.
Benefits of becoming a TTS-SMA
  • Recognition on the TTS website with photo, bio and links to social media accounts
  • Free registration at TTS 2022 Congress in Buenos Aires.
  • Opportunity for interaction with our leadership and the key-opinion leaders in transplantation
  • Opportunity to grow your own audience and career advancement

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ICYMI - Don't miss updated #COVID19 guidance from our TID section. This issue includes a special focus on the question of donors and recipients who are having or have recently had COVID-19. Find it here 👉 bit.ly/3sqJZa3 👀 #TransplantTwitter #Transplantation #COVID19

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ICYMI - TTS-ILTS Paired Transplant Centers Program applications are now OPEN! This great program pairs established transplant centers with emerging centers. Applications are due Jan. 1, 2023. Don't delay! More info here ➡️bit.ly/386crFk

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Will you be at the Transplantation Science Symposium in Kyoto, Japan this weekend? Join TTS Vice President Stefan G. Tullius' keynote lecture on "Addressing the Organ Shortage Crisis and Refining Immunosuppression." More info 👉 bit.ly/3EoOc4F

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Webinar announcement. Join TTS-IRTA's webinar on "Transition Planning for Children with Intestinal Failure and Transplantation" moderated by Lindsay Hogg, with speakers Beverly Kosmach-Park and Carly Bambridge. 🗓️ Dec 13, 11:00 ET 👉 bit.ly/3AaI3qp

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ICYMI - Have you heard about the UNODC Toolkit on the investigation and prosecution of persons for organ removal? Announcement 👉 bit.ly/3DDOuTE Video intro 👉 bit.ly/3zHK0ue Toolkit access 👉 bit.ly/3UeVQ70 #TransplantTwitter #Transplantation

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ICYMI - TTS-ILTS Paired Transplant Centers Program applications are now OPEN! This great program pairs established transplant centers with emerging centers. Applications are due Jan. 1, 2023. Don't delay! More info here ➡️bit.ly/386crFk #Liver @_ILTS_ #transplanttwitter

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Happening Today! Day 2 of the TTS Transplant Infectious Disease (TID) virtual congress - open to all transplant professionals! Learn More 👉 bit.ly/3Tm4noI

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Starting today! Day 1 of the TTS Transplant Infectious Disease (TID) virtual congress - open to all transplant professionals! Join the event 👉 bit.ly/3Tm4noI

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Happening this week! Don't miss the TTS Transplant Infectious Disease (TID) Virtual Conference to learn about new practices and science behind transplant infection risk and management. Hear from international leaders about the cutting edge updates! 👉 bit.ly/3Tm4noI

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There's still time to register for the TTS Transplant Infectious Disease (TID) team at its virtual congress! Don't miss this opportunity to discuss the most important clinical updates! 🗓️ - Nov 16 & 17 👉 bit.ly/3Tm4noI #TID2022 #InfectiousDisease #Transplantation

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ICYMI - Don't miss updated #COVID19 guidance from our TID section. This issue includes a special focus on the question of donors and recipients who are having or have recently had COVID-19. Find it here 👉 bit.ly/3sqJZa3 👀 #Transplantation #CovidNews #OrganDonation

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Join us next week for the next joint @SPLIT_TTS / @IptaPedsTx webinar on "Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Issues within the Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Young Adult Population" When: Tuesday, Nov 15, 14:00 ET Info: bit.ly/3DuAY6k #SexandGender #Transplantation

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Have you heard about the UNODC Toolkit on the investigation and prosecution of persons for organ removal? Announcement 👉 bit.ly/3DDOuTE Video intro 👀 bit.ly/3zHK0ue Toolkit access 🔧 bit.ly/3UeVQ70

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Have you registered for the TTS Transplant Infectious Disease (TID) virtual congress?! Join your peers to discuss and learn about cutting edge topics in transplant infectious diseases. 🗓️ Nov 16 & 17 👉 bit.ly/3Tm4noI #InfectiousDisease #TID2022 #OrganTransplantation

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In Memoriam - Sir Peter Morris (1934-2022) Emeritus Nuffield Professor of Surgery University of Oxford an innovative surgeon scientist, dynamic leader and devoted educator. Read more about his legacy 👉 bit.ly/3NvIi4V

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ICYMI - Join the TTS Transplant Infectious Disease (TID) team at its virtual congress! Join your peers to discuss and learn about cutting edge topics in transplant infectious diseases. #TID2022 🗓️ - Nov 16 & 17 More info 👉 bit.ly/3Tm4noI

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Don't miss tomorrow's @SPLIT_TTS webinar on Social Determinants of Health in Pediatric Liver Transplantation: Challenges and Opportunities webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Speakers include Noelle Ebel, Sharad Wadhwani, and Andre Dick. More info 👉 bit.ly/3SirrDf

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ICYMI - TTS-ILTS Paired Transplant Centers Program applications are now OPEN! This great program pairs established transplant centers with emerging centers. Applications are due Jan. 1, 2023. Don't delay! More info here ➡️ bit.ly/386crFk

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ICYMI - #TTS2022 Congress Videos are now available online! Log into your account and watch recordings of presentations you missed or want to see again! 👀 Watch here 👉 webapp.tts.org

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Don't miss updated #COVID19 guidance from our TID section. This issue includes a special focus on the question of donors and recipients who are having or have recently had COVID-19. Find it here 👉 bit.ly/3sqJZa3 👀 #CoronavirusUpdates #Transplantation #OrganDonation

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Mark your calendar for the next joint @SPLIT_TTS / @IptaPedsTx webinar on "Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Issues within the Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Young Adult Population." 👀 🗓️ November 15 - 2 PM ET 👉 bit.ly/3DuAY6k

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Webinar announcement ✨ Join @SPLIT_TTS webinar on Social Determinants of Health in Pediatric Liver Transplantation: Challenges and Opportunities, scheduled Wednesday, Nov. 2. ✨ Speakers include Noelle Ebel, Sharad Wadhwani, and Andre Dick. More info 👉 bit.ly/3SirrDf

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Don't miss tomorrow's @irta_tts webinar on "Multivisceral transplantation: State of the Art" moderated by George Mazariegos and Taizo Hibi, and speakers including Jennifer Garcia, Ruy J. Cruz, and Hamed Nikoupour. 🗓️ Oct. 26, 2022, 9:00 AM ET 👉 bit.ly/3TPmT8z

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Save the date! Join the TTS Transplant Infectious Disease (TID) team at its virtual congress! Join your peers to discuss and learn about cutting edge topics in transplant infectious diseases. #TID2022 🗓️ - Nov 16 & 17 More info 👉 bit.ly/3Tm4noI

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TTS-ILTS Paired Transplant Centers Program applications are now OPEN! This great program pairs established transplant centers with emerging centers. Applications are due Jan. 1, 2023. Don't delay! More info here ➡️bit.ly/386crFk @_ILTS_ #Transplantation #OrganTransplant

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ICYMI - #TTS2022 Congress Videos are now available online! Log into your account and watch recordings of presentations you missed or want to see again! 👀 Watch here👉webapp.tts.org

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ICYMI - Please participate in the anonymous survey & share your thoughts about the collection & reporting of data related to international travel for organ transplantation. More info 👉 bit.ly/3R17JLR Survey 👉 is.gd/itotsurvey @DoICustodianGp

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ISN-TTS Sister Transplant applications due TOMORROW - Oct 15! This program helps establish new kidney transplant centers and develop existing kidney transplant programs in emerging countries. Submit your application ➡️ bit.ly/3V2OQvg @ISNkidneycare #kidney

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The TTS Transplant Infectious Disease (TID) team recently released guidance on Monkeypox in transplantation. Read their findings here 👉 bit.ly/3EtEZsf

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ISN-TTS Sister Transplant applications due this Saturday - Oct 15! This program helps establish new kidney transplant centers and develop existing kidney transplant programs in emerging countries. Submit your application ➡️ bit.ly/3V2OQvg @ISNkidneycare #kidney

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TTS is proud to support Ukraine by matching member donations up to $50,000 to OHMATDYT, the largest children's hospital in Ukraine. We encourage TTS members to donate. Learn more 👉 ukraine.tts.org

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#TTS2022 Congress Videos are now available online! Log into your account and watch recordings of presentations you missed or want to see again! 👀 Watch here👉webapp.tts.org

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ISN-TTS Sister Transplant applications due in one week - Oct 15! This program helps establish new kidney transplant centers and develop existing kidney transplant programs in emerging countries. Learn more ➡️ bit.ly/3V2OQvg @ISNkidneycare #kidney

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Starting in 15 minutes (12:30 Central time)! Join Joseph R Leventhal @transplantjoe1 who will be discussing "Harnessing the Power of Immune in Living-Donor Kidney Transplant FCR001" . The webinar is free and open to all transplant professionals. tts.org/2022-10-07 #TTS2022

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It's not too late to join tomorrow's Talaris Virtual Symposium! More info ➡️ bit.ly/3SD2yD1 twitter.com/ttsorg/status/…

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Happening tomorrow - the Talaris Virtual Symposium! An expert panel will lead a discussion around the clinical consequences associated w/ the conventional, chronic immunosuppressive therapy utilized as standard of care post-tx and more! Sign Up ➡️ bit.ly/3SD2yD1

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Don't miss this #TTSQuickClip interview! Watch ECMC member Kenji Okumura discusses with TTS Vice President John J. Fung his careeer, working with Thomas Starzl, transplant oncology, xenotransplantation, and the future of transplantation. Watch Here 👉 bit.ly/3rkiiiB

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ICYMI - Join the Talaris Virtual Symposium this Friday! An expert panel will lead a discussion around the clinical consequences associated w/ the conventional, chronic immunosuppressive therapy utilized as standard of care post-tx and more! Sign Up ➡️ bit.ly/3SD2yD1

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