The RESIST team mourns the death of Egbert Trowe, who died on 31 May 2023 at the age of 78. Egbert Trowe himself received a liver transplant in 2002 and has since been an advocate for the issue of organ donation as well as for patients before and after organ transplantation.

In November 2022, Egbert Trowe became a patient representative on RESIST’s internal advisory board. He has taken up this activity in addition to his numerous other activities in various committees. “We are grateful to Egbert Trowe for his commitment to RESIST. Our sympathies go out to the relatives,” says RESIST spokesperson Prof. Schulz.

Egbert Trowe was very active in numerous committees for several decades. He was involved as a board member of the association Lebertransplantierte Deutschland e.V. , a member of the board of trustees of the German Foundation for Organ Transplantation, a member of the board of trustees and foundation board of the German Liver Foundation, as well as an topic-related patient representative on the Federal Joint Committee. In addition, he was a member of the patient advisory board of the MHH Transplant Center, a member of the Hanover Admissions Committee at the Lower Saxony KV and a member of the Lower Saxony Organ Donation Network.