Liver transplant recipients who met the criteria for frailty had comparatively worse quality of life after their transplant, according to a new multicenter study published in JAMA Surgery.
Investigators identified a molecular “brake” that can reduce the activation of damaging cells known to cause primary graft dysfunction — a leading culprit in lung transplant failure.
Josh Levitsky, MD, ’08 MS, has been selected as president-elect of the American Society of Transplantation (AST).
Patients with COVID-19-associated lung disease who received lung transplants had similar outcomes compared to patients without COVID-19, according to a study published in JAMA.
Satish Nadig, MD, PhD, is looking to build on Northwestern’s strong foundation of transplant initiatives and push forward into a new era of transplantation.
Northwestern University scientists have discovered families of proteins in the body that could potentially predict which patients may reject a new organ transplant, helping inform decisions about care.
U.S. surgical residents who identify as LGBTQ+ reported higher rates of mistreatment in their training programs than their non-LGBTQ+ peers, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
The student-led Ophthalmology Interest Group recently held a suturing workshop, offering Feinberg students the opportunity to practice surgical techniques on mock organs.
Satish N. Nadig, MD, PhD, has been named chief of Organ Transplantation in the Department of Surgery and director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center.
Unionized surgical resident programs are more likely to offer additional vacation time and housing stipends, but unions had no impact on burnout, mistreatment or other benefits, according to a recent study.