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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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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UAB softball will take on rival Jacksonville State, and the Alabama Organ Center will help register those who wish to become organ donors.
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Physicians embarked on a rare operation in an effort to save the lives of one Georgian, one Alabamian.
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Award given annually to top young professionals in Birmingham based on their contribution to their company, impact on the business world and role in their community.
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Immune system cells and a drug used for treating rheumatoid arthritis will be studied in an effort to reduce inflammation in kidney transplants and improve long-term function.
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.
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Physicians and staff spent three days and nights in-hospital during the South’s recent winter storm to ensure success of a kidney transplant chain that stands at 13 and counting.
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UAB and the Alabama Organ Center honor police officer killed in the line of duty with floral portrait on Donate Life Rose Parade float.

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Eckhoff will hold an endowed chair in transplantation surgery.

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Greer Underwood, 9, became the first child in the U.S. to get an experimental heart device in March, keeping her alive for a Mother’s Day heart transplant.

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Less expensive alternative just as safe and effective as common, costly transplant drug.

Mom celebrates Mother’s Day knowing she gave teen son gift of life twice.

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