With her 2-year-old granddaughter’s life in peril, 62-year-old Carol Graydon came to UAB to be tested as a living kidney donor — and was a perfect match.
Mississippi man transplanted at UAB is only the eighth HIV-positive to HIV-positive transplant recipient in the United States since implementation of the HOPE Act.
Tector’s arrival will bring the addition of a multivisceral and small bowel transplant program to UAB’s Division of Transplantation.
Gifts from Gunavant N. Shah, M.D., Support Programs That Touched His Life
Preparation for an innovative, complex UAB program has been years in the making, and up to 30 “hard-to-match” patients are expected to receive organs this year.
Blending invention with necessity, UAB professionals use a little ingenuity to help a cystic fibrosis patient.