Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Friday, May 29, 2020
We join the world in mourning the loss of Larry Kramer—a powerful advocate for those with HIV/AIDS, a writer and a pioneer in so many ways, including organ transplantation for HIV positive people. Watch him reflect on what it meant when he received a liver transplant at Pitt.
Monday, May 11, 2020
A new School of Medicine discovery in mice showed the innate immune system has "memory" that, when inhibited, lengthens organ transplant survival.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Tracy Floyd (NURS ’91) and Carla Jackson (CGS ’91) weren’t close friends when they attended Pitt, but a life-changing illness brought them together in 2015. April is National Donate Life Month, and these two alumnae celebrate it in a special way.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The University of Pittsburgh recently unveiled a sculpture of Thomas Starzl, “the father of organ transplantation,” near the Cathedral of Learning. Starzl is also featured in a new documentary with Pitt origins, titled “Burden of Genius.”