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Officers and Council

The individuals below have been recognized by IXA for their major contributions to the field of xenotransplantation

Officers

President (2019-2021)

Dr. Agnes Azimzadeh

Massachussets General Hospital and Harvard Medical School,
Boston, MA, United States
President-Elect (2019-2021)

Dr. Wayne Hawthorne

Westmead Hospital,University of Sydney,
Australia
Past President (2019-2021)

Prof. Leo Buhler

Geneva University Hospital,
Switzerland
Secretary/Treasurer (2017-2021)

Dr. Eckhard Wolf

LMU Munich,
Germany

Councilors

(2017-2021)

Dr. Rita Bottino

Allegheny Singer Research Institute,
United States
(2019-2023)

Dr. Shaoping Deng

Sichuan Provincial People’s Hospital,
China
(2019-2023)

Dr. Burcin Ekser

Indiana University School of Medicine,
United States
(2017-2021)

Prof. Pierre Gianello

Université catholique de Louvain,
Belgium
(2019-2023)

Dr. Shuji Miyagawa

Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine,
Japan
(2017-2021)

Dr. Joseph A. Tector

University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital,
United States
Past Presidents

  • 2017–2019

    Leo Buhler, Switzerland
  • 2015–2017

    Peter Cowan, Australia
  • 2013–2015

    Takaaki Kobayashi, Japan
  • 2011-2013

    Bernhard Hering, USA
  • 2009-2011

    Emanuele Cozzi, Italy
  • 2007-2009

    Richard N. Pierson III, USA
  • 2005-2007

    Megan Sykes, USA
  • 2003-2005

    Anthony d’Apice, Australia
  • 2001-2003

    Ian McKenzie, Australia
  • 1999-2001

    David K.C. Cooper, USA
  • 1997-1999

    Carl G. Groth, Sweden
HONORARY MEMBERS

  • 2017

    Megan Sykes
  • 2015

    Uri Galili
  • 2013

    Anthony D'Apice and David Sachs
  • 2011

    Agustin P. Dalmasso
  • 2009

    David K.C. Cooper
  • 2007

    Ian F.C. McKenzie
  • 2005

    Carl G. Groth
  • 2003

    Guy P. Alexandre
  • 2001

    John S. Najarian
  • 1999

    Thomas E. Starzl
  • 1998

    Keith Reemtsma (Honorary Founding President)

Social

Address

International Xenotransplantation Association
C/O The Transplantation Society
International Headquarters
505 Boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest
Suite 1401
Montréal, QC, H2Z 1Y7
Canada