Vanderbilt Transplant Center Archives
Nov. 27, 2023—For the second year, a delegation of doctors from Ukraine recently visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center to observe organ transplants and protocols.
Sep. 12, 2023—Michael Rizzari, MD, has been named surgical director of Living Donor Liver Transplantation at the Vanderbilt Transplant Center and staff surgeon in Pediatric Abdominal Transplant Surgery at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Jul. 25, 2023—The Vanderbilt Transplant Center performed a record number of solid organ transplants in fiscal year 2023 (FY 23) — 665 life-saving procedures among its adult and pediatric programs.
Jun. 27, 2023—Joseph Magliocca, MD, has been named director of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center and surgical director of the Pediatric Liver Transplant Program.
Apr. 20, 2023—Organ donors and their families were saluted recently at Vanderbilt University Medical Center's annual Donate Life Flag-Raising Ceremony.
Feb. 23, 2023— by Matt Batcheldor The Vanderbilt Transplant Center has emerged over the past five years as an international leader in solid organ transplantation. In calendar year 2022 alone, 625 life-saving heart, liver, kidney, lung and pancreas transplants were performed. Among the fastest-growing programs has been Vanderbilt’s heart transplant program, which performed a combined total of...
Feb. 8, 2023—The number of potential organ donors in the United States could solve the shortage for most organs, but many organs are not recovered due to performance variations in the opaque organ procurement organization process, according to a just-published study with first and corresponding authors from Vanderbilt.
Dec. 8, 2022—A group of doctors from Ukraine recently visited Vanderbilt to observe transplants and protocols as part of an initiative to establish a lung transplant program and improve heart transplantation in the war-torn country.
Oct. 27, 2022—The Vanderbilt Transplant Center is celebrating its 60th anniversary of its first kidney transplant, performed on Oct. 3, 1962. Since then, VUMC has performed more than 7,000 kidney transplants, of which Walker was one of the earlier cases.
Oct. 13, 2022—Vanderbilt's Suzanne Brown Sacks, MD, is both a transplant cardiologist and an accomplished singer/songwriter.
Sep. 29, 2022—Mervyn Joseph, who searched the world over for the best place to be considered for lung transplant, is thankful he found Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Sep. 8, 2022—“Last Chance Transplant,” the docuseries filmed at Vanderbilt in conjunction with 44 Blue Productions and Rock’n Robins Productions, received the 2022 Inspire Award on Thursday, Aug. 25, from Donate Life Hollywood.