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XenoTransplantation Kidney

On-Demand

The Alliance Advancement Series
The Xenotransplantation Breakthrough: A Groundbreaking Approach to Increasing Organ Supply

Presented on: Tuesday, February 01, 2022

The organ shortage is the most critical and significant challenge impacting the field of organ transplantation. The lack of organs available for transplantation has prevented a considerable number of patients from attaining a better quality of life and resulted in thousands of waitlist deaths. During this discussion, we will welcome Dr. Robert Montgomery, an innovative transplant surgeon from NYU Langone Health, who led the recent efforts in performing the first successful investigational xenotransplantation procedure using a genetically engineered pig kidney. Join us to hear more about lessons learned from this breakthrough surgery and the latest surrounding the groundbreaking research that is currently underway.

  • Describe the current landscape of donation and transplantation.
  • Identify the existing challenges surrounding organ availability.
  • Summarize the current research being done to assess the efficacy and potential impact of xenotransplantation on waitlist mortality.
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Speaker
Robert Montgomery
MD, Phil, FACS
Director
NYU Langone Health Transplant Institute

Members of the donation and transplantation community serving diverse populations to include administrators, coordinators, physicians, nurses, surgeons, managers, quality improvement specialists, social workers, and other donation and transplantation center professionals and their colleagues.

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