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Transplantation gives hope to thousands of people with organ failure and provides many others with active and renewed lives.  Learn the Facts »

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The Force is with this young transplant patient

The Force is with this young transplant patient

A 24 year-old woman with cystic fibrosis is starting the new year with new hope thanks to help from the U.S. Air Force, Chewbacca from "Star Wars" and a UCLA surgeon who said yes to a high-risk case. Read more »

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UCLA performed most heart and lung transplants in the United States in 2016

UCLA performed the highest combined number of heart and lung transplants among all U.S. medical centers in 2016, according to United Network for Organ Sharing data, a nonprofit that manages the nation’s organ transplant system. Read more »

Patients Ride in Rose Parade

UCLA Kidney Exchange Program participants ride on Donate Life Float. Read more »

blood donors meet the woman whose life they saved

67 year old Shirley Polk met 15 of the 59 strangers whose blood donations made possible the transplant surgeries that saved her life. Read more »

'Voucher' program improve convenience for kidney donation and transplant

An innovative organ donation voucher program initiated at UCLA has started to spread to other transplant programs across the United States. Read more »

1000th Lung Transplant Performed at UCLA

UCLA Lung Transplant performed its 1,000th transplant surgery, the first program on the West Coast to achieve this milestone. Read more » 

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John Glaspy, MD
Professor of Medicine

Affiliated Program(s)
Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant

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