‘Donation after cardiac death’: New heart transplant method being tested for the first time in the U.S.
More than 250,000 people in the U.S. are currently at the end stages of heart failure, up to 15% of whom are in desperate need of a transplant. A new method of “reanimating” donor hearts from...
At the time, no one in the United States had undergone a living donor liver transplant. Several successful surgeries occurred in other countries, but the United States was just entering into the...
Dr. Jean Emond's Perspective
“When I drive around or walk in the woods I’ve always got my eyes peeled for trees that have the shape of a liver,” says Jean Emond, MD, chief of transplantation at Columbia.
CF patients share their inspiring lung transplant stories in honor of organ donation awareness month
A podcast from the Boomer Esiason Foundation offers a unique glimpse into the transplant journey
In this podcast from the Boomer Esiason Foundation, cystic fibrosis patients share their inspiring double lung...
Dr. Jean Emond represented Columbia University Medical Center at the White House's organ donor summit in June 2016.