Johns Hopkins Will Be the First to Perform Organ Transplants Between HIV Patients

Article features work by Dorry Segev, KL Scholar & ATIP recipient Johns Hopkins recently received approval from the United Network for Organ Sharing to be the first hospital in the United States to perform HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplants. The institution will be the first in the nation to do an HIV-positive to HIV-positive kidney transplant and the first in the world to execute an HIV-positive to HIV-positive liver transplant. ‚ÄúThis is an unbelievably exciting day for our hospital and our team, but more importantly for patients living with HIV and end-stage organ disease. For these individuals, this means a … Continue reading Johns Hopkins Will Be the First to Perform Organ Transplants Between HIV Patients