KilimanjaroUAB nurse and two-time transplant recipient, Team Mountain showcase the power of organ donation with Mount Kilimanjaro climb

UAB nurse Calvin Kennedy climbed some 17,000 feet before torn knee ligaments, avascular necrosis and an intestinal parasite forced the two-time kidney transplant recipient to halt his ascent just 5.5 hours from the summit. Read More...

Our Mission

From performance of its first transplant in 1968 through implementation of the new ECMO program for lung transplant candidates and ABO- and HLA-incompatible kidney transplantation (both landmark advances realized in 2013), UAB has a rich tradition in solid organ transplantation.  The Comprehensive Transplant Institute, established in 2011, is a product of the culture of excellence that permeates transplantation at UAB, promoting state-of-the-art care and research across all organ systems.

Comprehensive Transplant Institute Grand Rounds

Donate Life flag clinic2The Comprehensive Transplant Institute Grand Rounds will take place on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm in the Tinsley Harrison Tower Conference Room 740.  Our special guest speaker will be Dr. Richard Pierson from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.  Click here to view the CTI Grand Rounds flyer.

The CTI Grand Rounds is intended to target all professionals involved in heart, kidney, liver, lung, and pancreas transplantation medicine and surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Click here for the schedule.