Michael Cox is kidney transplant recipient No. 10,000. Tony Adams became the 10,001st recipient after his brother — and UAB employee — Daniel Adams became his donor.
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Surgeon Mark Deierhoi has performed more than 2,200 kidney transplants in his career and trained hundreds of students who say his patience as a teacher has had a tremendous impact.
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Several area choirs, performers, and testimonies by transplant recipients and donor families will highlight this year’s event.
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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.
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Joey Gase, whose mom was an organ and tissue donor upon death, will promote organ donation along with Sparks Energy for the Sparks Energy 300 on May 6.
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More than 30 percent of Alabamians are registered to be organ donors, but more are needed.
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The Alabama Organ Center will co-host the event and help those who attend learn more about organ donation, as well as register anyone interested in becoming a donor upon death.
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UAB employees who are living donors for solid organ or bone-marrow transplants may qualify for as many as four weeks paid leave, effective March 1.
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UAB surgeons performed 385 transplants in 2016, and more than 33,600 transplants were performed nationwide.
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A meeting for advice on a business matter turned into “a moment of divine intervention,” leading one Birmingham man to become a living donor.
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Divyank Saini is one of 17 employees who interpret lab samples to determine whether living- and deceased-donor transplants are possible. Now he is a donor in the world’s longest kidney transplant chain.
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Mississippi man transplanted at UAB is among the first HIV-positive to HIV-positive transplant recipient in the United States since implementation of the HOPE Act.
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Cooper will join Joseph Tector as co-director of UAB’s Xenotransplantation Program with their research geared toward using genetically modified pigs to facilitate kidney transplants in humans.
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UAB Hospital was honored with a Gift of Life award for educational efforts provided to patients, families and the community and for donor family recognition by the AOC.
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Donate Life Gospel Celebration will combine uplifting spiritual song and heartwarming testimonies by transplant recipients and donor families.
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UAB’s program for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, has won a Gold Level Award for Excellence.
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New Living Donor Navigator Program tailored to African-Americans and a new Facebook app aim to increase access to living kidney transplants and reduce the number of patients awaiting transplant.

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Alabama landmarks will change their colors to bring awareness to the need for Alabama’s residents to register to be organ donors.
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Tector’s arrival will bring the addition of a multivisceral and small bowel transplant program to UAB’s Division of Transplantation.
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The addition of an on-site organ donor recovery center will increase the number of suitable organs available for transplant, maximizing donor organ and tissue gifts.
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