Transplant in the News

Transplant in the News

Transplant in the News

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Northwestern Medicine Transplant Surgeon Honored with Presidential Early Career Award

Northwestern Medicine Transplant Surgeon Honored with Presidential Early Career Award

Jason Wertheim, MD, PhD, is one of five Northwestern University faculty to be awarded with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

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Sisters' Tribute to Late Dad Sparks Kidney Donation Chain

Two sisters' tribute to their late father sparked a chain of transplants that changed eight other lives.

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Diversity in Transplant Care

In recognition of Donate Life month, chief of Cardiology Dr. Clyde Yancy moderated a discussion with transplant surgeon Dr. Dinee Simpson and Director of the Hispanic Transplant Program, Dr. Juan Carlos Caicedo, about how our health system is making strides towards diversity in transplant care.

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Northwestern Medicine's First Female, African-American Transplant Surgeon Fights Disease and Distrust of Doctors

Dr. Dinee Simpson is Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s first female, African-American transplant surgeon. March marks her one-year anniversary with the hospital.

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Grow Your Own Kidney? Chicago Researchers Are Getting Closer

About 3,400 people in Illinois await a kidney transplant—many for five years. A Northwestern Medicine team working to make new organs in the lab could cut that wait.

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Chicago Transplant Surgeon Aims to Increase Live-saving Options for African American Patients

Jacquelyn Charleston has been waiting for a transplant for weeks. A liver from a living or deceased donor could save her life.