The International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association aims to serve the pancreas and islet transplant scientific community in providing a forum for the open exchange of knowledge and expertise in order to facilitate the advancement of the clinical practice of pancreas and islet transplantation for the treatment of human diabetes.
The aims of the Association are:
- To promote and encourage research and training relevant to transplantation of insulin producing tissue in the treatment and cure of diabetes mellitus.
- To provide a scientific forum for the exchange and discussion of clinical and experimental results and experiences relevant to transplantation of insulin producing tissue in the treatment and cure of diabetes mellitus.
- To promote and encourage contacts between clinical and experimental researchers from different institutions and from all pertinent disciplines.