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Choosing a Transplant Center: Survival Outcomes Data

Organ transplantation is one of the greatest advances in modern medicine. Just the idea of replacing an organ in the body with another one via transplant is an overwhelming concept. Therefore, it is no...

Emory Transplant Center Performs First HIV-Positive Liver Transplant

The Emory Transplant Center performed its first liver transplant from an HIV-positive deceased donor to an HIV-positive recipient. The procedure is not only the first successful HIV-positive to HIV-positive liver transplant in Georgia, but it...

Emory Transplant Center Awarded Grant to Improve Post-Transplant Regimens

The National Institute of Health awarded Emory Transplant Center researchers $12.6 million over five years to investigate improved post-transplant drug regimens for organ transplant recipients. The Emory Transplant Center research team is led by Professor...

Real Patients, Real Stories – Hear from an Emory Kidney Transplant Patient

Devin Gerald, a kidney transplant patient with the Emory Kidney Transplant Program, describes his experience growing up with kidney disease. Eventually, in his late teens, Devin’s kidneys started to fail, and he found himself...

Emory Transplant Center First in Nation to Earn Patient-Centered Specialty Practice Recognition

Emory Transplant Center has been recognized as the first transplant center in the nation to receive the Patient-Centered Specialty Practice Level 3 recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). A level 3...

Real Patients, Real Stories – Hear from an Emory Lung Transplant Patient

Diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis as a baby, Kendra Adderhold struggled to have a normal childhood. Her mother brought her to the Emory Cystic Fibrosis Center for treatment and, until adulthood, things were rather stable....

Emory Transplant Center Performs Its First HIV to HIV Kidney Transplant

Made possible by the HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act, Emory Transplant Center has performed its first HIV-positive kidney transplant from an HIV-positive deceased donor. Not only was this Emory’s first HIV to HIV...

Real Patients, Real Stories – Hear from an Emory Liver Transplant Patient

Simone Whitehead was an active 30-year-old, running half marathons and chasing around her 2-year-old son. In April 2016, she began to feel ill, and she slowly started getting worse. Tests revealed that her liver...

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