ISHLT GRANTS AND AWARDS PROGRAM
The Purpose of the ISHLT Grants and Awards Program is to support research training in heart and lung transplantation as well as end-stage heart and lung disease so as to encourage the development of clinical or basic science research in transplantation. Over the years, we have been able to provide these awards through the generous support of many companies, including CSL Behring, Novartis, Roche, Astellas, XDx, Encysive, Gilead, Thoratec and CoTherix, and through the hard work of the .AWARD CATEGORIES:
The ISHLT recognizes individuals who have made landmark contributions in the field of heart and lung transplantation and/or have made significant contributions to the Society. Visit the for an overview of these additional awards, or you may click on the title below for more information about each individual award and to view current and past award recipients.
This award replaces the , the and the . It is bestowed on an individual whose lifetime body of work has made significant contributions toward improving the care of patients with advanced heart or lung disease, engaged in pioneering work that improved the care of patients with advanced heart or lung disease, OR is representative of outstanding dedication and service to the Society.
This award was presented to James K. Kirklin, MD in April 11, 2014, in recognition of his outstanding educational leadership and achievements on behalf of the Society.
Emeritus Membership is bestowed by the Board of Directors upon individuals who are active members of the Society in good standing, who have retired from active practice, and who, in the estimation of the Board, have made significant contributions to the Society.
The ISHLT offers a number of annual grants and scholarships. Visit for an overview and general information, or you may for detailed information about each individual award as well as links to the , and .
The ISHLT bestows four annual abstract awards. Visit for an overview and general information, or you may click on the title below for detailed information about each individual award and to view current and past award recipients.