Tomorrow can’t wait.

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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Watch transplant surgeon Kenneth Brayman explain islet cell transplants, a treatment for #type1diabetes #video

Pete Brooks got a liver transplant five years ago. Now he gives back by participating in this annual tournament, which helps patients and their families with expenses.

Lung transplant research is advancing quickly. Watch how #UVA researchers make more lungs viable for transplant

Preserving Organs for Lung Transplant Research

The lung transplant research laboratory at UVA and the UVA School of Medicine is looking at how their research can directly impact patient care. Click the photo to learn more.

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