transplant

Despite vast advancements in medical technology and transplantation, the need for organ, eye and tissue donations still greatly outnumber the supply. Organ donation is ...

By uclahealth • May 5, 2016

My story is about my favorite pulmonologist at UCLA, his name is Dr. David Ross. He has been my doctor for many years and treated ...

By i_am_bee2012 • March 29, 2016

It’s two different stories for two different children,” says Jeremy Ellertson, father of 11-year-old Christian and 3-year-old Christopher. Both children suffered from a heart disease ...

By uclahealth • March 24, 2016

Kidney Transplant Rejuvenates a Life and Reconnects Old Friends. Friends since childhood but separated by years and geography, Alan Landros and Blyden Loutensock found each other again in a time of need.

By uclahealth • March 11, 2013

It was almost two decades ago that I was told that my life would be cut short. I had contracted Hepatitis C and at the ...

By AlanK • February 14, 2013

After many days being rushed to the emergency room because of complications with my breathing, I was recommended for lung transplant at the UCLA medical ...

By cyn1mike • February 12, 2013

Five years ago this month (Feb) my nephew was so very fortunate to receive a heart transplant at the UCLA Medical Center. He was born ...

By BonnieL • February 7, 2013

Ever since 2008, I have been volunteering at UCLA's CURE: Digestive Diseases Research Center with pancreatic cancer research and later at UCLA's Iris Canter Breast ...

By EyeDoc2016 • January 16, 2013

My name is Vicky I’m 28 years old and I’m a 2x liver transplant survivor. Throughout my life, I never knew what life was like ...

By Vicky • January 15, 2013

https://vimeo.com/15201538   Brian Hinsley is a firefighter-paramedic for the County of Los Angeles Fire Department. Over eighteen years ago, Brian was diagnosed with ...

By uclahealth • August 6, 2011