Seth Karp Archives
Jun. 25, 2015—Douglas Hanto M.D., Ph.D., professor of Surgery and associate director of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center has been named the Center’s new director. His appointment becomes effective July 1.
Apr. 16, 2015—Seth Karp, M.D., professor of Surgery and Ingram Professor of Surgical Sciences, has been named the new chair of Vanderbilt’s Department of Surgery.
Nov. 13, 2014—The charter that was written in 1989 upon the creation of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center (VTC) continues to hold true to its mission — to propel and direct organ transplantation, research, medicine, technology, education and the public education of transplantation into the future as the recognized leader and national authority of multi-organ transplantation.
Sep. 20, 2012—Three Vanderbilt Transplant Center programs were recently recognized for having high-performing outcomes by the Donation and Transplantation Community of Practice of the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Jan. 5, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center usually performs about 15 heart transplants a year. Since August, however, the program has experienced a surge in the number of procedures. In five months there have been 19 transplantations, bringing the total number in 2011 to 25 adult heart transplants, with a 100 percent survival rate among adults. In fact,...