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Join Northwestern Memorial Foundation for an evening of impact as we introduce Satish N. Nadig, MD, PhD, the new chief of organ transplantation at Northwestern Medicine and director of the Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive Transplant Center.

Hear from Dr. Nadig about his vision for the center, and virtually mingle with leaders of the Northwestern Medicine Transplant Team. Learn how donor support has advanced ambitious, innovative research that will define the future of transplant care.

Northwestern Memorial Foundation Introduces New Transplant Center Director
Thursday, November 11
5-6 pm
Online via Zoom

Satish N. Nadig, MD, PhDSatish N. Nadig, MD, PhD, will serve as chief of the Division of Organ Transplantation in the Department of Surgery and director of the Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive Transplant Center starting November 1.

Dr. Nadig joins us from the Medical University of South Carolina, where he served as the division director for academic affairs and the associate vice chair of research for the Department of Surgery.


Past Events

Covid-19 After Transplant:  Delta Variant, Vaccination, and Changing Guidelines

On August 24th, the Northwestern Medicine transplant team discussed topics related to COVID-19 vaccines, the delta variant, and current understanding of vaccines and mask-wearing guidelines for patients who have had an organ transplant. Taylor A. Heald-Sargent, MD, PhD, infectious disease physician at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, addressed questions about going back to school and mask-wearing for kids.

COVID-19 Vaccination After Transplant

On June 2, we joined the Northwestern Medicine transplant team to discuss topics related to COVID-19 vaccines, current understanding of vaccines for patients who have undergone an organ transplant, and what all of this means for mask-wearing.

Transplant Innovation Endowment Surpasses $10 Million- Online Event

On May 18, we celebrated the Dr. Michael M. Abecassis Transplant Innovation Endowment surpassing our fundraising goal of $10 million!  The endowment funds are used to support ambitious, audacious and innovative research that is not typically funded by federal agencies and industry partners but  allow the CTC scientists to explore the next generation of aspirational projects to ensure a sustainable legacy of the relentless pursuit of collaborative and innovative research that has become the hallmark of the CTC.  Click the link below to watch the video:

 


PAST EVENTS