The 15th edition of the International Master in Donation and Transplantation of Organs, Tissues and Cells (TPM-University of Barcelona) finished this May.
33 students from 13 different countries participated in the Master. Moreover, we have also trained 18 participants from 9 countries in the Master in Clinical Research (University of Barcelona), in the specialization of Donation and Transplantation of Organs, Tissues and Cells.
The participants have shown great commitment and effort in every stage of the donation and transplantation process along this academic year. During the entire training, they were guided by top experts from the most prestigious centers from around the world.
The Master Closing Ceremony was held on the 31st of May, at the Centre Esther Koplowitz, Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica, Barcelona.
The program included a video a presentation A 100 training courses in Italy by TPM by Dr. Jose Luis Escalante, pioneer in organ donation and transplantation in Spain and currently director of the Transplantation Program at the University General Hospital Gregorio Marañón, Madrid. Dr. Escalante talked about the successful implementation of TPM training in Italy in the past 22 years.
The event counted with the participation of a special guest, Dr. Alessandro Nanni Costa, former president of the Italian National Transplant Center (Centro Nacionale Trapianti) who talked about Organ Donation and Transplantation in Italy in the past 20 years.
Dr. Nanni Costa was awarded a honorary DTI plaque for his contribution to the development of organ donation and transplantation in Italy.
We hope that the new edition of the Master, starting in October 2019, will be as successful as this one!