Director, Transplant Immunology
Medhat Askar is a Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Texas A&M College of Medicine & Director of Transplant Immunology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA. After completing his MD and PhD (Cairo, Egypt) he trained in transplant immunology at Thomas Starzl Transplantation Institute (Pittsburgh, PA). He is a passionate educator (with a Masters in Health Education) who has published and given many lectures on various topics of histocompatibility, transplant immunology, laboratory accreditation and medical education to multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals at various stages of their careers. He a Councilor of the Transplantation Society (TTS) and served as co-chair of TTS education Committee (2012-2014). He is a current Board Member of ASHI. He exchanges experiences with laboratories around the world as an invited speaker and laboratory evaluator, including The TTS Global Alliance for Transplantation Workshop (South Africa, 2013). With a global network of collaborators in transplantation network, he is a project leader in the 17th International HLA and Immunogenetics Workshop.
Transplant Immunology and pathology