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At UVA Health System, we are taking a critical look at what has come before to discover, research, teach, and care for patients in an entirely new way. You can help.

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As the only Comprehensive Transplant Center in Virginia, UVA provides lifesaving treatment for patients needing heart, lung, pancreas, kidney, liver, and islet cell transplants. We are also dedicated to cutting-edge research and discovery – giving patients and their families the gift of time.

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UVA, Bon Secours to Collaborate on Liver Transplant Care

UVA Health System and the Bon Secours Liver Institute of Virginia will collaboratively care for Bon Secours patients that may need liver transplants at UVA. Click the photo to learn more.

This could dramatically increase the number of lungs available for transplant:

Bold UVA Research Could End Lung Shortages, Save Lives of Recipients

The National Institutes of Health are investing more than $8.6 million in several promising areas of UVA research related to lung transplants that could make a major difference in patients’ lives.

The grants will support several research projects, including one examining a technique that would allow surgeons to rehabilitate and transplant injured donor lungs.

Alden Doyle, MD, grew up in different countries while his parents were in the Peace Corps and is still fairly new to Charlottesville and UVA.

Meet kidney doctor Alden Doyle, a kidney and pancreas transplant expert who's new to #UVA #transplant @DonateLifeVA

How Organ Donation Changed These Patients’ Lives

We caught up with three patients who had a lung or liver transplant years ago. Click the photo to read how organ donation changed their lives.

UVA's Organ Transplant Program at 50

For 50 years, the organ transplant program at UVA has brought people together, strengthening connections and changing lives. Click the photo to read more.

Pulmonary Hypertension: No Longer the Kingdom of the Near-Dead

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) once went by another name: “the kingdom of the near-dead.” IV treatments, Viagra and heart and lung transplants treat PH today. Click the photo to read more.

Behind the Badge: Meet a UVA Lung Transplant Coordinator

Meet Heidi Flanagan, a lung transplant coordinator, who helps lung transplant patients coordinate their health care leading up to surgery. Click the photo to read more.