TTS-ILTS Paired Transplant Centers Program

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The TTS-ILTS Paired Transplant Centers Program is a collaboration between The Transplantation Society (TTS) and the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS) supporting new liver transplant programs in emerging economies, by emphasizing global partnerships. The deadline for applications is January 1st with a program start date of April 1st of each year.

Level 1 Pairs will receive $3,500 USD and if they successfully progress to Level 2, the funding will increase to $12,000 USD. Successful pairs who enter Level 3 will receive $15,000 USD in funding. The ultimate goal is for Level 3 centers to graduate and become true local centers of excellence for regional training and support.

The TTS-ILTS Paired Transplant Centers Program launched in April of 2019. The two pairs selected amongst the applicants to be part of the inaugural Level 1 Class:

  • Hospital México, Costa Rica and the University of California San Francisco, USA
  • The Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), India and the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

To find out more information about the program and how to apply, go to  

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