KilimanjaroUAB PACU nurse, a two-time kidney transplant recipient, to climb Kilimanjaro

Calvin Kennedy, a two-time transplant recipient and team leader nurse in PACU, along with several members of a team of organ donor and recipient champions, soon will head to Tanzania, Africa, where they will attempt to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and display the UAB Transplant flag when they reach the summit June 9. 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 be on break for the summer.  The next CTI Grand Rounds is scheduled for Friday, September 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm in the THT 740 conference room.

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.