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Five UHN scientists receive $2 million inaugural Di Poce Research Scholars Awards1588585/31/2023 4:00:00 AM;5/31/2023 4:00:00 AM32979/19/2023 8:05:52 PMNazia Selzner, Medical Director of UHN's Living Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT) Program and a Her research focus is living donor liver transplantation and ex-vivo liver perfusion 1979<img alt="winners of the Di Poce Research Scholars Awards" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Five_UHN_scientists_receive_2million_inaugural_Di_Poce_Research_Scholars_Awards/winners_of_the_Di_Poce_Research_Awards.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Awards recognize women pioneering world-leading transplantation research.
Celebrating Canada's 1000th kidney transplant thanks to the Kidney Paired Donation program 3175415/23/2023 4:00:00 AM;5/23/2023 4:00:00 AM32909/18/2023 2:02:52 PMFor the recipient of a living donor kidney transplant, the benefits are many example, the five-year survival rate from a living donor kidney is 90 per cent compared to 82 per 1482<img alt="Brendan and Joanne" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Celebrating_Canada_1000th_kidney_transplant_thanks_to_the_Kidney_Paired_Donation_program/Brendan_and_Joanne.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />UHN's Ajmera Transplant Centre a key driver of life saving national living kidney donor registry.
Honouring liver transplant recipients through origami2580654/6/2023 4:00:00 AM;4/6/2023 4:00:00 AM32564/6/2023 10:30:11 AMSkip to Main Content Skip to Search Box this slows me down and lets me think She also helps those working with a living donor move the process forward 1224<img alt="Madeline Auclair" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Honouring_liver_transplant_recipients_through_origami/Madeline_Auclair.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />In 2022, 188 liver transplants were performed at UHN. Nurse coordinator Madeleine Auclair created a paper crane to represent each one.
Eight months pregnant when diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer, woman cured by husband’s liver donation1549601/18/2023 5:00:00 AM;1/18/2023 5:00:00 AM31961/18/2023 11:30:38 AM Theron and her husband Dave celebrated She started conversations to find a living donor criteria that must be met for a safe, successful living donor liver transplant to occur 2789<img alt="Natalie Theron and Dave" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Eight_months_pregnant_diagnosed_cancer_cured_by_husband_liver_donation/Natalie_Theron_and_Dave.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Living Liver Transplant Trial at UHN's Ajmera Centre offers innovative treatment for cancer patients. Learn more on podcast by the Centre for Living Organ Donation.
From transplant coordinator to transplant recipient6956812/7/2022 5:00:00 AM;12/7/2022 5:00:00 AM315412/7/2022 11:30:48 AMSkip to Main Content Skip to Search Box "I was looking at my own she had four people wanting to be her living donor: her sister, her husband and both of her 1483<img alt="Tzvia and sister" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/From_transplant_coordinator_to_transplant_recipient/Tzvia_and_sister.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Transplant coordinator at UHN's Ajmera Transplant Centre shares her journey as a living-donor organ transplant recipient.
Great Actions Leave a Mark campaign celebrates 'incredible journey' of living organ donors201239/12/2022 4:00:00 AM;9/12/2022 4:00:00 AM30959/12/2022 10:30:53 AMstreet from the pediatric hospital, the Living Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT) Program team at campaign that celebrates the incredible journey of each living donor and organ recipient 1347<img alt="Stephanie Dyriw" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Great_Actions_Leave_Mark_campaign_celebrates_incredible_journey_of_living_organ_donors/Stephanie_Dyriw.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Inspired by the story of her young son, Stephanie Dyriw collaborates with UHN's Ajmera Transplant Centre to raise awareness through series of stunning photos.
Ajmera Transplant Centre hosts first Research Day1440916/15/2022 4:00:00 AM;6/15/2022 4:00:00 AM30406/15/2022 10:30:36 AMSkip to Main Content Skip to Search Box appointed Director of the Liver Transplant Program, Dr. Elmar Jaeckel, talked about the latest research to advance 2082<img alt="Dr. Cynthia Tsien" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Ajmera_Transplant_Centre_hosts_first_Research_Day/Cynthia_Tsien.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Conference brought together the latest advances in basic science and translational research in the field of transplantation.
One hundred very special individuals1475044/12/2022 4:00:00 AM;4/12/2022 4:00:00 AM29914/12/2022 10:30:45 AMHe explains what motivated him to become a living donor Transplant Centre is a world leader in living donor liver transplant with a strong record of safety 2359<img alt="Andrew Christie" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/thumb/Andrew_Christie_thumb.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />UHN's Ajmera Transplant Centre celebrates the 100th anonymous living liver donor who stepped up to save the life of a complete stranger
'Knowledge is the strongest tool you could ever have'1295984/4/2022 4:00:00 AM;4/4/2022 4:00:00 AM29854/4/2022 10:30:22 AMSkip to Main Content Skip to Search Box Saunders received a kidney transplant at UHN's Ajmera Transplant Centre in 2017 In an interview, he talks about 1300<img alt="Mark Saunders" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Knowledge_strongest_tool_you_have/Mark_Saunders.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Former Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders discusses his kidney transplant journey.
Living donation opens new doors for colorectal cancer patients in need of liver transplant 1520153/31/2022 4:00:00 AM;3/31/2022 4:00:00 AM29823/31/2022 10:15:22 AMwhich is crucial when balancing the benefit to the patient with the risk to a living donor 2784<img alt="Dr. Sapisochin and team performing surgery" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/thumb/team_performing_surgery_thumb.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />A first in North America, protocol gives hope to patients who currently only have access to palliative care.

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