Ethics Committee

Under the leadership of Richard Pierson, and in concert with TTS and WHO, the IXA Ethics Committee promotes ethical guidelines for xenotransplantation clinical trials for consideration by national regulatory authorities.
Ethics Committee Members
  • Richard N. Pierson III, USA
  • Emanuele Cozzi, Italy
  • Rita Bottino, USA
  • John Dark, UK
  • Francis L. Delmonico, USA
  • Daniel J. Hurst, USA
  • Frank Ierino, Australia
  • Wayne Paris, USA
  • Jochen Sautermeister, Germany
  • Robyn Shapiro, USA
  • Megan Sykes, USA
  • Annika Tibell, Sweden
To submit a proposal for review by the Ethics Committee, please contact:



International Xenotransplantation Association
C/O The Transplantation Society
International Headquarters
740 Notre-Dame Ouest
Suite 1245
Montréal, QC, H3C 3X6