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Growing Organs for Transplant: A Major Step Forward
News & Events 4/4/2014

April is Donate Life Month, and the heartbreaking stories of people on long waiting lists for organs are abundant. And if you’ve been thinking about becoming a donor, we strongly urge you to sign up. [caption id="attachment_8115" align="alignright" width="296"] Chris and Bernard Thisse[/caption] But what if, one day, scientists could…

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7 Quick Questions: Meet Lung Transplant Doctor Max Weder
People of UVA 4/1/2014

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our 7 Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. April is Donate Life Month. Max Weder, MD, is medical director of UVA's lung transplant program. What did you want to be when you…

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One UVA Employee’s Kidney Transplant Story
Patient Stories 4/23/2012

Mike Miller was a healthy 23-year-old. He never got sick. But that all changed suddenly when what he thought was a routine illness put him on a decade-long journey that ended with a kidney transplant at UVA. Goodpasture’s Syndrome Miller thought he had a cold. But when he started coughing…

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