72-year-old lung transplant recipient honors organ donor by competing in Transplant Games

“Why don’t you compete in the Transplant Olympics?” A friend asked me this question back in early May 2018. “I’ve never heard of the Transplant Olympics,” I replied. But despite my lack of knowledge, I was intrigued. After doing some research, I learned the purpose of Transplant Games of America (TGA) is to honor organ … Continue reading 72-year-old lung transplant recipient honors organ donor by competing in Transplant Games

The astonishing numbers behind 3 decades of transplantation

What does it take to become one of the largest and most renowned multi-specialty transplant centers in the country? For the Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute, it’s been more than thirty years of pioneering transplants. It’s a program that started fast in 1984, with a liver transplant for a sick little girl from … Continue reading The astonishing numbers behind 3 decades of transplantation