Organ Transplant

Emory Study Shows Reducing Immunosuppressant Medication for Kidney Transplant Patients is Possible

Kidney transplant patients at Emory Transplant Center who were given medication to prevent organ rejection and strengthen their immune system every two months instead of monthly were found to be just as healthy, based...

Emory Transplant Center Offers New Technique to Improve Lung Transplant Access

According to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than 1,000 people in the U.S. are on the waiting list for a lung transplant. With the...

How Telehealth Can Help You: A Message from the Emory Transplant Center

If you haven’t used telehealth yet, what’s stopping you? It’s a convenient, easy way to receive the high-quality care you have come to expect from Emory Transplant Center – from the safety and comfort...

How Emory Transplant Center is Keeping Your Safety First

Emory Transplant Center is committed to your safety and well-being—especially now, when COVID-19 has created so much concern in our communities. We want you to know the steps we are taking to maintain the...

A Message from Our Executive Director

Helping You Navigate COVID-19 and Transplant Surgery The world has changed dramatically in the last few months, but Emory Transplant Center’s commitment to your health and safety remains as strong as ever. Whether you are...

Become an Organ Donor

Answers to Common Questions About Organ Donation Currently, more than 110,000 men, women, and children are waiting for a new organ. And while organ donation is overwhelmingly supported, only 60 percent of the U.S. adult...

End-Stage Renal Disease Treatment Options

The kidneys are small but mighty organs, and they have a big job of filtering 200 quarts of blood, and about two quarts of waste and water every day. When your kidneys aren’t working as...

Transforming Heart & Lung Transplant Programs

Under the leadership of Mani Daneshmand, MD, Emory has been making transformational changes to its heart and lung failure and transplant programs. They have been brought together into one comprehensive program to improve care...

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