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"Hey Doc, how are my kidneys?"
Drag car racer Tommy Arthur was the picture of health until his kidneys began to shut down because of IgA kidney disease.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2011 / April
A Mother’s Gift
Ten years ago Carol Offen donated a kidney to her son. Today she works to demystify the process of live organ donation in the hopes that more people will give the gift of life.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2017 / March
A second chance for Jakeina
UNC heart surgeon Dr. Andy Kiser reflects on the remarkable story of one of his patients, Jakeina Sutton of Rose Hill, N.C., a 16-year-old who recently received a heart and kidney transplant. For Jakeina, this was her second heart transplant.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2011 / July
Alexander Toledo, MD
Alexander Toledo, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery. He is an expert in solid organ transplantation, pediatric transplantation, living-related organ donation, adult and pediatric intestinal transplantation, immunology.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
April is Donate Life Awareness Month
Please join the UNC Center for Transplant Care in celebrating April as Donate Life Awareness Month. Read on for details about the events scheduled throughout April where you can learn more about organ donation, sign up as an organ donor, and enjoy some free music and food!
Located in Employee News Online / 2012 / March 28
Center for Transplant Care Celebrates 50 Years of Life-Saving Procedures
The program’s major milestone was celebrated in the lobby of the UNC Children’s Hospital Monday morning with speeches from physicians that have made the program possible, along with a kidney transplant patient and his living donor.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2018 / November
Cindy Korff: A Caregiver Gives Thanks
The mother of a 22-year-old Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune says thanks to the medical professionals at UNC Hospitals who saved her son’s life and the new-found friends-for-life who buoyed her at SECU Family House while helping her son heal.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2012 / November
Dedication, inspiration
On April 16, on what was described as a “perfect Carolina day,” Jason Ray’s legacy was celebrated as the UNC Hospitals Jason Ray Transplant Clinic was officially dedicated.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / / 2016 / April
Donate Life Month events scheduled throughout April
To help recognize April as national Donate Life month, a number of events are scheduled in April at UNC Hospitals and across the University. Stop by these events to sign up as an organ donor and learn more about organ donation and our transplant services at UNC Health Care.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - April 1, 2010
Dr. Egan receives $1.47 million grant for lung transplant research
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded Dr. Thomas M. Egan, a professor of surgery at the University of North Carolina, a $1.47 million, two-year grant for research on perfusion and ventilation of lungs outside the body before transplant. The research could lead to a significant increase in the number of lungs available for transplant.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Oct. 15, 2009