Since December, 21 living donor kidney transplants that have taken place at UAB are connected as donors “pay it forward” for a recipient to keep the chain going, and more transplants are scheduled for July.
Biomarkers and new treatments for glaucoma are topics for the April 15 lecture.
Proceeds from the event will be used to fund grants for young cancer researchers at UAB to jump-start their research.

Tickets are $10 for the Taste For a Cure wine event on Friday, April 4.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer will hold its first communitywide conference for young cancer survivors ages 15-39 on March 15.
The goal of the Spring Scramble 5K is to raise funds to support the Children’s of Alabama Center for Weight Management.
Proceeds from the Fiesta Ball are used to fund a competitive grant award for a young cancer researcher at UAB to jumpstart his or her research.
The Mike L. Jezdimir Transverse Myelitis Foundation supports TM research at UAB in eight disciplines.
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