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....

Improving Survival Rates for Liver Cancer Patients

Emory is nationally renowned for using a multidisciplinary approach to treat cancer. But many may not know there is a multidisciplinary team right here at the Emory Transplant Center with the mission of improving...

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...

Finding a Better Antifungal Agent for Lung Transplant Patients

Because human airways are open to airborne fungal spores and pathogens, lung transplant patients are especially susceptible to infections, a major cause of post-transplant disease and even death. A reliable means of preventing fungal...

Eat Well, Live Well: The Importance of Nutrition for the Transplant Patient

We all know good nutrition plays a critical role in overall health. But for transplant patients, good nutrition is especially important. Francoise Maillet, a clinical dietitian who works with the Emory Transplant Center, wrote...

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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