living donor

June 3, 2021

UW Medicine’s 1st Alaskan recipient of a living-donor liver graft heads home after a lifesaving gift from his nephew across the country.

picture of Kris and Lauren Anderson of Redmond, Washington
December 31, 2020

The start of a new year often brings hope of better days. For Kris Anderson, 51, of Redmond, Washington, the future has rarely looked so bright. On Dec. 8, she received a lobe of liver from her daughter Lauren at UW Medical Center in Seattle.

April 1, 2020

UW Medicine, Bloodworks Northwest researchers to investigate potential new therapy: plasma-derived medicine. 

Hudson Hill received a very special gift from his uncle, when he needed it most.
December 22, 2017

With the season of giving upon us, this is a story about a baby, a miracle and the gift of life from a member of the Army’s special forces who gave part of his liver to his nephew, which saved his life.

Outside of Operating Room 12 at UW Medical Center, the surgical nurse is entering information about Jaime McClanahan Cuzick.

She asks a visitor, "What is her relation to the recipient?”

“Her friend.”

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