More than 300 children and their families joined former Olympians, UCSF doctors, nurses, social workers and others at the 17th annual picnic to celebrate the work of the Organ Transplant Service at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
March 15, 2012
Gabriel Baty and Olivo Cienfuegos both received kidney transplants at UCSF Medical Center as part of the longest living kidney donation chain in history that covers 17 hospitals in 11 states.
February 09, 2012
UCSF is committed to helping kidney transplant candidate Jesus Navarro, who remains on the waiting list, according to a joint statement released by him and Chief Medical Officer Joshua Adler, MD.
January 25, 2012
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and UCSF Medical Center are rated as over performers for overall survival rates for children and adults who undergo brone marrow transplants, according a review by the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research.
January 03, 2012
Children with a rare, life-threatening disease that is the most common cause of neonatal liver failure – biliary atresia – better tolerate liver transplants from their mothers than from their fathers, according to a UCSF-led study.
October 26, 2011
The California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) has signed an agreement with the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology (COSAT) to fund University of California proof-of-concept research that brings innovative science to market.
October 20, 2011
UCSF anesthesiologist Claus Niemann has been awarded a $2 million grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration to improve outcomes in organ donor transplantation.
May 26, 2011
John Roberts, UCSF professor and chief of transplant surgery, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing (OPTN/UNOS) Board of Directors.
April 06, 2011
After a lung transplant surgery at UCSF saved the life of his daughter Clare, Brian Dowling is sharing her story in a video to raise awareness about the importance of organ donation.
March 23, 2011
With low patient mortality, Uruguay’s liver transplantation program is now considered a model throughout Latin America, thanks in part to the UCSF team that shared its expertise in the small South American country since 2007.