transplantation

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.

December 31, 2020

UW Medicine team performs first-in-Pacific Northwest living-donor liver transplant for metastatic colorectal cancer.

January 14, 2020

Performance ranges from excellent to lackluster among the 58 nonprofits that manage donor-to-recipient organ transfers.

August 7, 2019

UW Medical Center is the 11th U.S. hospital to achieve that volume, and the only such provider in the Pacific Northwest. 

picture of Michael Mulligan
August 6, 2019

On July 7, 2019, Dr. Michael Mulligan performed UW Medicine's 1,000th lung transplant. 

picture of Dr. Ajit Limaye
July 12, 2019

"We see patients who have received and are doing well after an organ transplant who might not have lived ... if we had not had this program in place," says Dr. Ajit Limaye.

July 12, 2019

UW Medicine specialists refine a progressive option for people awaiting donor organs.

January 16, 2019

Anacortes, Wash., man opted into UW Medicine protocol to receive infected donor heart and then had virus eradicated.

September 24, 2018

Cancer transmission is less than 1 percent across all cases. UW Medicine transplant chief describes precautionary measures.

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