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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...

Emory Leads Research on FDA-Approved Drug in HIV Positive Patients Receiving Kidney Transplants

Emory Transplant Center will soon begin enrolling patients into a new clinical trial that will test an FDA-approved drug in HIV positive patients receiving a kidney transplant. The research study will evaluate the safety...

Emory Transplant Center Awarded Grant to Reduce Disparities in Access to Transplant

The National Institutes of Minority Health and Health Disparities has awarded $2.6 million over five years to the Emory Transplant Center and six other transplant centers and organizations in the Southeastern Kidney Transplant Coalition....

Belatacept Provides Better Kidney Survival Rates than Current Standard of Care

A study of kidney transplant recipients has shown for the first time that the drug belatacept (Nulojix), which controls the immune system and prevents graft rejection, has a better record of patient and organ...

Emory Transplant Center Performs First Triple Organ Transplant Procedure in Georgia

The team at the Emory Transplant Center has performed more organ transplants in the state of Georgia than any other transplant center. Because the Georgia community trusts the expertise of our transplant team, we...

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