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The American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) is a not-for-profit association of clinical and research professionals including immunologists, geneticists, molecular biologists, transplant physicians and surgeons, pathologists and technologists. As a professional society involved in histocompatibility, immunogenetics and transplantation, ASHI is dedicated to advancing the science and application of histocompatibility and immunogenetics; providing a forum for the exchange of information; and advocating the highest standards of laboratory testing in the interest of optimal patient care. If you would like to receive ASHI press releases regularly via email, please subscribe by writing to

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General News
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
ASHI's Response to Immigration Executive Order »
Dear Colleagues,   As I am sure you are aware, on January 27th, an executive order limiting immigration and visa...
Thursday, January 5, 2017
2016 ASHI Standards with Guidance Now Available! »
  ASHI's 2015 and 2016 revisions to the 2014 Standards have been approved by CMS and are now posted in the lab ce...
Thursday, October 27, 2016
New URL to Access Human Immunology »
This message is to inform you of a small change regarding your access to our journal(s). We are currently providing you wi...
Thursday, September 8, 2016
ASHI earns 0% Disparity Rating with CMS! »
ASHI has deemed status with CMS. As part of CMS’ quality process, they conduct validation inspections to verify that ASHI’...
Monday, October 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASHI response to the OPTN/UNOS Proposals for Public Comment »
The proposed changes in OPTN/UNOS policies currently out for public comment include two proposals that will affect your la...

In Memoriam
Friday, April 21, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Former ASHI President Alan Ting Has Passed Away »
Alan Ting, PhD   It is with great sadness that we write to tell you Dr. Ting passed away April 21, 2017. Our...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD, ‘Father of Transplantation,’ has passed away »
Dr. Thomas E. Starzl, known as the “father of transplantation” for his role in pioneering and advancing organ transplantat...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chester M. Zmijewski »
We're sad to inform you that former ASHI president, Chester M. Zmijewski, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Patholog...
Monday, February 1, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
In Memoriam: Dr. Paul I. Terasaki »
     Dr. Paul I. Terasaki, 86, HLA Transplant Pioneer and Professor of Surgery at UCLA passed away on...
Monday, October 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Memoriam »
We celebrate the memory of members and colleagues who are no longer with us. Your contributions  to this page are al...

Press Policies
Monday, October 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASHI Press Policies »
Press Policies The American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) welcomes press coverage of it...

Monday, October 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Connect With ASHI! »
Connect Get connected with Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter for the latest ASHI announcements and discussions regar...

CPT Updates
Monday, October 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CPT Updates »
CPT Updates ASHI is pleased to provide this CPT informational page for the convenience and education of the HLA commu...

ASHI Insights
Monday, October 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASHI Insights Archives »
ASHI Insights   To read our new ASHI Insights e-blasts, just click here .  You can find archived issues b...

Saturday, December 31, 2016
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