IPITA is an Official Section of The Transplantation Society

  • International Pancreas and Islet
    Transplantation Association

    Advancing the clinical practice of pancreas and islet transplantation

  • International Pancreas and Islet
    Transplantation Association

    Advancing the clinical practice of pancreas and islet transplantation

The International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association (IPITA) serves the pancreas and islet transplant scientific community in providing a forum for the open exchange of knowledge and expertise in order to facilitate the advancement of the clinical practice of pancreas and islet transplantation for the treatment of human diabetes.

Membership is open to physicians and scientists at all levels including fellows and allied health professionals conducting research and providing clinical care in the field of beta-cell replacement.

Official Section of

Aims:

  • To promote and encourage research and training relevant to transplantation of insulin producing tissue in the
  • To provide a scientific forum for the exchange and discussion of clinical and experimental results and experiences relevant to transplantation of insulin producing tissue in the treatment and cure of diabetes mellitus.
  • To promote and encourage contacts between clinical and experimental researchers from different institutions and from all pertinent disciplines.

IPITA Officers

Dr. James Markmann

President
Massachusetts General Hospital,
Harvard Medical School,
United States

Dr. Raja Kandaswamy

President-Elect
University of Minnesota,
United States

Prof. Thierry Berney

Immediate Past President
Geneva University Hospital,
Switzerland

Prof. Tom Kay

Secretary (2017-2021)
University of Melbourne,
Australia

Prof. Lorenzo Piemonti

Treasurer (2019-2023)
San Raffaele Scientific Institute,
Italy

IPITA Councilors

Dr. Matthew Cooper

Georgetown Transplant Institute,
United States

Dr. Duck Jong Han

Asan Medical Center,
South Korea

Prof. Giuseppe Orlando

Wake Forest School of Medicine,
United States

Dr. Michael Rickels

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania,
United States

Dr. Hanne Scholz

Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet,
Norway

Join Our Mailing List


Invalid Input
Invalid Input
Invalid email address

Please select at least one of the newsletters

Ask a Question


Invalid Input
Invalid Input
Invalid email address
Please type in your question

IPITA 2021 Sponsorship Prospectus Request


Submit the following information to view and download the prospectus instantaneously.

Invalid Input
Invalid Input
Invalid email address
Invalid Input
Invalid Input