Clínic Barcelona. Hospital Universitari


Transplant immunology

The Transplant Immunology Section constitutes the Histocompatibility Laboratory of Catalonia, the reference center for immunological studies in organ transplantation in Catalonia. We maintain a permanent on-duty team to perform the various immunological determinations necessary for the characterization of organ donors and recipients in Catalonia. We also carry out the post-transplant immunological follow-up with rejection monitoring. We provide high resolution HLA typing service to different hematopoietic progenitor transplant teams and perform all types of HLA studies and diseases. The Histocompatibility Laboratory of Catalonia is accredited by the European Federation of Immunogenetics. The areas and the persons responsible for the Transplant Immunology section are:

  • Allo-response. Dr. J. Martorell, Dr. J.L. Caro ( Extension 2156).
  • Low Resolution HLA Typing and Association to Disease: Dr. E. Palou, Dr. J.L. Caro ( Extension 2156).
  • High Resolution HLA Typing: Dr. C. Serra ( Extension 2156).
  • On-duty mobile phone: 659.108.293


Eduard Palou (Head of Section)

Eduard Palou

Head of Section

Section of Transplant immunology

Head of Department

Biomedical Diagnostic Center (CDB)

Villarroel, 170 · 08036 Barcelona
Tel: +34 93 227 54 64 · Fax: +34 93 227 98 75 · ·