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Tag: Transplant

August 8, 2013

NIH awards $4 million grant to UNC and Egan for lung transplant res...

This three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will fund a clinical trial to study assessment and transplantation of lungs from victims of sudden death.

Grants, Innovation, Research, Transplants

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November 21, 2012

Cindy Korff: A Caregiver Gives Thanks

The mother of a 22-year-old Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune says thanks to the medical professionals at UNC Hospitals who saved her son’s life and the new-found friends-for-life who buoyed her at SECU Family House while helping her son heal.

Caregivers, UNC Stories

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September 19, 2012

Heather Ledbetter: A Second Chance with a New Liver

A life-long Henderson County native receives a second chance at life with a liver transplant after a rare bone marrow disorder caused life-threatening blood clots in her liver.

Cancer, Hepatology, Research, Transplants, UNC Stories

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UNC Chapel

May 10, 2012

UNC Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation Program achieves outs...

UNC Cancer Care’s Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation Program is one of only 14 out of 156 centers across the country to be rated an “overperforming” center.

Cancer, Innovation, Oncology, Transplants, Treatment

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March 20, 2012

Luella Love: New Lungs for a New Life

A 48-year-old Concord woman receives a double-lung transplant, giving her a second chance at life, a life her mother had been told wouldn’t exceed her daughter’s entry to kindergarten.

Cystic Fibrosis, Transplants, UNC Stories

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UNC Chapel

April 27, 2011

“Hey Doc, how are my kidneys?”

Drag car racer Tommy Arthur was the picture of health until his kidneys began to shut down because of IgA kidney disease.

Hepatology, UNC Stories

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Wesley Telsrow

December 15, 2010

Family House Diaries – Wesley Telsrow: Radiating a Gratitude ...

A double-lung transplant gives a 22-year-old cystic fibrosis patient a new lease on life, complete with gratitude. For the first time in his young life, Wesley Telsrow can sleep lying down rather than sitting up and laugh without coughing.

Chronic Illness, Cystic Fibrosis, UNC Stories

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Sheri and Dennis Foster

July 22, 2010

Family House Diaries: Getting Life Back After a Liver Transplant

Almost seven weeks after receiving a new liver, Dennis Foster, 56, returns to work part-time as a ranger with the U.S. Forest Service, forever grateful for a second chance thanks to the kindness of strangers.

Transplants, UNC Stories

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