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Dear Colleagues, dear Friends

The 21st Annual Congress of the STS has just been hold last week in Thun, and was a great success!

Here are some highlights with the STS Awards 2024:

1.  Screening of mitochondrial function before use - routine liver assessment during hypothermic oxygenated perfusion impacts liver utilization
Janina Eden, Zurich

1. Immune monitoring-guided vs fixed duration of antiviral prophylaxis against cytomegalovirus in solid-organ transplant recipients. A Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial
Oriol Manuel, Lausanne

2. Epitope-engineered human hematopoietic stem cells are shielded from CD123-targeted immunotherapy
Romina Matter, Basel

2. Sodium bicarbonate for kidney transplant recipients with metabolic acidosis in Switzerland: a multicentre, randomised, single-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial
Alexander Ritter, St.Gallen


3. Immunogenicity of High-Dose vs. MF59-adjuvanted vs. Standard Influenza Vaccine in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: The STOP-FLU trial
Matteo Mombelli, Locarno

3. Randomized Trial to Assess the Clinical Utility of Renal Allograft Monitoring by Urine  CXCL10 Chemokine
Patricia Hirt-Minkowski, Basel


Please, save the date of the next 22nd Annual Congress on January 23-24, 2025 at the Seepark Hotel Thun!

With kind regards,

Prof. Philipp Dutkowski
President of the STS



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