Organ Transplant

A Beating Heart: Groundbreaking Transplant Study Offers New Hope for Patients with End-Stage Heart Failure

There are roughly 3,500 Americans currently waiting for heart transplant surgery. Those are men, women and children struggling with end-stage heart failure and hoping that they will soon get a call notifying them that...

Athlete, Husband, Double-Lung Transplant Recipient

Nolan Gottlieb is Still Living Life to the Fullest, Despite the Toll of Cystic Fibrosis The first day Nolan Gottlieb worked out with the men’s basketball team at Anderson University, he had one request for...

COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendation for Emory Transplant Center Patients

Emory Transplant Center recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges and concerns this past year to our transplant patients. There is now excitement about the two COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved...

RaDIANT Study Seeks to Improve Access to Kidney Transplants

The Emory Transplant Center has some of the best kidney transplant patient and graft survival rates of any center in the country. Yet too few end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients, especially those who have...

Emory Transplant Center Quality Driven by Lean Methodology

Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts at the Emory Transplant Center continue to keep quality at the forefront of our daily operations. We use a technique known as Lean methodology to...

Emory’s Liver Tumor Clinic Helps Patients Find Answers, Delivers Better Outcomes

When you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a liver tumor, you want access to the best evidence-based care and treatments. You want experienced providers who understand your diagnosis and are willing...

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...

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