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Transplantation and Immunology Research Network

american society of transplantation



The American Society of Transplantation (AST) Transplantation and Immunology Research Network (TIRN)℠ provides opportunities for clinical, basic and translational scientists and physicians to collaborate by learning and building on their collective strengths, expanding their knowledge of cutting-edge techniques, and growing their professional networks.

TIRN provides the following services to basic, clinical, and translational investigators:

  • Grant funding in response to the Request for Applications process
  • Investigator-initiated grants rewarding innovative ideas outside of the RFA process
  • Support for fellows, junior faculty, and established investigators
  • Short-term visiting externship or sabbatical opportunities
  • Consortium development
  • Discussion/networking groups in targeted research areas