International Center for Artificial Organs and Transplantation

An organization dedicated to the collection, preservation, and display of materials related to artificial organs and transplantation.

Introduction to the ICAOT Web Site

Welcome! On behalf of the Board of Trustees for the International Center for Artificial Organs and Transplantation (ICAOT), we are pleased to launch this web site with a focus on the history, development, and clinical applications in the fields of artificial organ...

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Our Mission

The Center, founded in 1979, is designed to serve as a not-for-profit organization devoted to the collection, preservation, and display of materials that illustrate the development of the two biomedical fields described in its name.

Explore the timeline of the International Center for Artificial Organs and Transplantation (ICAOT)

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1977

Artificial Organs is created and becomes the official journal of the newly established International Society for Artificial Organs (ISAO)

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1978

1st ISAO Anniversary Recognition Event in Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland Award created and first awards bestowed

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1979

Steering Committees  and Board of Trustees formed to develop and implement plans for the International Center for Artificial Organs and Transplantation (ICAOT). Fund raising begun and historical artifacts continued to be collected

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1979

International Center for Artificial Organs and Transplantation opened in the former White Mansion at 8937 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio

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1981

In March, Dr. Takehiko Kudo became the first Distinguished Scholar of the International Center for Artificial Organs and Transplantation

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