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Forbes to help lead kidney, pancreas transplant program

Rachel Forbes, MD, MBA, assistant professor of Surgery, has been appointed associate chief of the Division of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation.

Andy Bolden, second from right, is Vanderbilt Transplant Center’s 500th lung transplant patient. Here, he’s with, from left, Matthew Bacchetta, MD, Eric Lambright, MD, and Ivan Robbins, MD.

Transplant Center reaches lung transplant milestone

Alabama resident Andy Bolden spent much of the last five years on the couch, having difficulty doing something many people take for granted — breathing.

Vanderbilt Transplant Center debuts new mobile app

Patients and providers now have instant access to Tennessee’s only full-service transplant center on their smartphones and mobile devices.

Dae Kwang Jung, left, Brian Engelhardt, MD, MSCI, and colleagues are studying why stem cell transplant patients are at risk of developing diabetes.

Research explores link between stem cell transplant, diabetes

About a decade ago, at the beginning of his career in academic medicine, Brian Engelhardt, MD, MSCI, noticed that many of his patients receiving a stem cell transplant for their blood cancer ended up with diabetes.

Vanderbilt set new heart, overall transplant record in 2018

Vanderbilt University Medical Center set a new record for total transplants among its five organ specialties in 2018 with more than 500 transplants.

New monthly record achieved for transplants performed at VUMC

The Vanderbilt Transplant Center transplanted 63 patients in October, setting a Medical Center record for the most ever in a month.

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