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Transplanting hope11853712/1/2021 5:00:00 AM;12/1/2021 5:00:00 AM287312/1/2021 11:30:37 AM"It got to the point that Transplant Centre is a pioneer in living donor transplants, which is when clinicians use an organ It was a living donor who ultimately saved Jarrett's life 756<img alt="Jarrett Singer and Nadine Young" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Transplanting_hope/Jarrett-Singer-Nadine-Young.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />The transplant oncology program at UHN's Ajmera Transplant Centre is giving cancer patients a second chance.
Building better organs4370411/9/2021 5:00:00 AM;11/9/2021 5:00:00 AM284911/9/2021 11:30:53 AM to R) Drs. Markus Selzner, Ian Rogers, Ian McGilvray, Sonya MacParland, Shinichiro Ogawa for years – to receive an organ from either a deceased or, more recently, a living donor 1098<img alt="Better Organ Graphic" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/thumb/better-organs-thumb.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Researchers at UHN's Ajmera Transplant Centre are trying to fill the organ donation gap by creating kidneys, livers and lungs from human cells.
Addressing inequalities in care1930110/18/2021 4:00:00 AM;10/18/2021 4:00:00 AM282810/18/2021 10:30:29 AMand living donations were received from the Living Donor Liver Program led by Drs. Mark Cattral and 583<img alt="sex disparities" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Addressing_inequalities_in_care/Sex-disparities.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />UHN study reveals ways to make liver transplantation more accessible to women.
UHN joins the Living Donor Circle of Excellence704079/1/2021 4:00:00 AM;9/1/2021 4:00:00 AM27949/1/2021 10:30:41 AMUHN has joined the Living Donor Circle of Excellence, a collaboration of the Canadian and "The CST/AST Living Donor Circle of Excellence is a win-win for both potential living 1077<img alt="Dr. Joseph Kim" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/UHN_joins_the_Living_Donor_Circle_of_Excellence/Joe-Kim.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Move means lost wages covered for any TeamUHN member who donates, eliminating the financial burden and elevating living donation to life-saving procedure.
UHN performs 1,000th living donor liver transplant 68152Dr. Mark Cattral, who assisted in the first LDLT at Toronto General Hospital in 1996, performed the milestone surgery earlier this month.5/18/2021 4:00:00 AM;5/18/2021 4:00:00 AM27285/18/2021 10:30:06 AMThe Ajmera Transplant Centre's Living Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT) Program has performed Living donor transplants started gradually, but with excellent outcomes for both donors 652<img alt="Marc Cattral" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/UHN_performs_1000th_living_donor_liver_transplant/Marc_Cattral.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Dr. Mark Cattral, who assisted in the first LDLT at Toronto General Hospital in 1996, performed the milestone surgery earlier this month.
Representation matters, also in healthcare3893110/8/2020 4:00:00 AM;10/8/2020 4:00:00 AM253510/9/2020 1:39:23 AMback at her journey as a living donor kidney transplant recipient, Fadia Jérôme-Smith remembers Access to living donor kidney transplant – a life-saving treatment for patients with 340<img alt="Fadia Jérôme-Smith" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Representation_matters_also_in_healthcare/Fadia_Jerome.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Led by UHN and Providence Health in B.C., A.C.T.I.O.N. aims to reduce barriers to living kidney transplant for South Asian, Black, African and Caribbean communities.
UHN on the Go: June 2019   395726/18/2019 4:00:00 AM;6/18/2019 4:00:00 AM22426/18/2019 2:01:15 PMPatricia Mlekuz, a Senior Clinical Director at Toronto Rehab, (L) and Ruby Shanker work to ensure equitable access to living donor transplantation," said Noor El-Dassouki, Clinical 149<img alt="UHN on the go" src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/thumb/UHN_On_the_Go_logo.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />In this edition, celebrating Pride Month at UHN, a new sign at Toronto Rehab and roundtables to discuss how to improve living organ donation in diverse communities.
Studying a potential new approach to treating cancer in the liver390105/7/2019 4:00:00 AM;5/7/2019 4:00:00 AM22135/7/2019 10:30:48 AMbegun a research study to determine if living donor liver transplantation is an effective treatment for 661<img alt="Dr. Gonzalo Sapisochin " src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Studying_a_potential_new_approach_to_treating_cancer_in_the_liver/Gonzalo_Sapisochin.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Surgeons at Toronto General Hospital researching if living donor liver transplantation is an effective treatment for colorectal cancer which has spread to the liver.
‘Fab Four’ celebrated for accomplishments in UHN Transplant Program379995/2/2019 4:00:00 AM;5/2/2019 4:00:00 AM22117/9/2019 7:19:26 PM of the UHN Transplant Program (Clockwise from top left) Dr. Paul Greig, Dr. Gary Levy, Scott Dr. Grant co-developed and refined the living donor liver program into what is now the 646<img alt="Dr. Paul Greig, Dr. David Grant, Dr. Gary Levy and Scott McIntaggart " src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/Fab_Four_celebrated_for_accomplishments_in_UHN_Transplant_Program/Grant_Levy_Greig_McIntaggart.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Paul Greig, David Grant, Gary Levy and Scott McIntaggart – pillars of the UHN Transplant community – receive heartfelt farewell as each retires over the next month.
The organ to save her brother was too precious a gift to hold on to390194/24/2019 4:00:00 AM;4/24/2019 4:00:00 AM220710/6/2020 9:59:17 PM recipient Claude Laflamme and his sister, France, who donated one of her kidneys to her UHN Transplant Living Donor Program North America's first living liver paired exchange 288<img alt="Claude and France Laflamme " src="/corporate/News/PublishingImages/Pages/The_organ_to_save_her_brother_was_too_precious_of_a_gift_to_hold_on_to/Claude_and_France_Laflamme.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />France Laflamme’s two siblings suffered from the same genetic disease. She shares her story of going through the dilemma of only having one kidney to donate.