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Histocompatibility Committee

The Histocompatibility Committee considers issues relating to donor and recipient histocompatibility, organ allocation, histocompatibility testing, and histocompatibility laboratory and personnel qualifications. The goal of the committee's work is to promote patient safety, good transplant outcomes, and best use of organs.


Practices for laboratories supporting clinical transplantation

Interpretation of HLA Typing Results for UNet Entry

  • Dr. Cathi L Murphey
  • Southwest Immunodiagnostics
Vice Chair
  • Dr. Peter N Lalli
  • Immunology Laboratory at Carolinas Medical Center
    • Members
    • Organization
    • Dr. Adam W Bingaman
    • Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital
    • Dr. Laurine M Bow
    • Histocompatibility and Immune Evaluation Laboratory at Yale
    • Dr. Catherine L Gebhart
    • Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory at The Nebraska Medical Center
    • Dr. Steven S Geier
    • Temple University Hospital Immunogenetics Laboratory
    • Ms. Joyce E Hager
    • Division of Transplantation, HHS, Ex Officio-Non Voting
    • Dr. Chantale Lacelle
    • UT Southwestern Histocompatibility Laboratory
    • Dr. Mayra Lopez-Cepero
    • LifeLink Transplantation Immunology Laboratory
    • Dr. John G Lunz
    • LifeLink Transplantation Immunology Laboratory
    • Dr. Gabriel Maine
    • Histocompatibility Laboratory at William Beaumont Hospital
    • Ms. Tracy McRacken
    • HLA Immunology Laboratory at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
    • Dr. Allen J Norin
    • Transplantation Immunology Laboratory at Brooklyn
    • Dr. Rajalingam Raja
    • UCSF Immunogenetics and Transplantation Laboratory
    • Dr. Jennifer Schiller
    • Versiti, Blood Center of Wisconsin
    • Dr. Carley A Shaut
    • Laboratory of Immunogenetics and Transplantation at OHSU
    • Mr. Craig Van De Walker
    • Pacific Northwest Transplant Bank
    • Dr Melissa Y Yeung
    • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Meeting Summaries

Reports to the Board of Directors

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