The Transplantation Society (TTS) honored professionals in the field of transplantation during its 28th Annual TTS 2020 Virtual Congress. These awards recognize individuals who have made a major impact in the field of transplantation. This year, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine affiliated faculty member Anthony “Jake” Demetris, MD, received the TTS Outstanding Achievement (Clinical) Award.
Dr. Demetris is the Endowed Chair and Starzl Professor of Liver and Transplant Pathology and currently directs the Division of Hepatic and Transplantation Pathology along with the Shared Research Histology Laboratory facilities located at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Demetris’ contributions have been noteworthy in all aspects of liver allograft pathology and clinical transplantation immunobiology, including drug development, acute and chronic antibody-mediated rejection, tolerance monitoring and multiple labeling and automated image analysis. He completed more than 480 peer-reviewed publications and more than 250 invited speaker engagements.
Congratulations, Dr. Demetris!