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Join Us for Our Upcoming Town Hall
 “2022 State of NM Transplant Town Hall: Bringing the Horizon Closer.”

On September 28th, we will hold our town hall meeting as a live event at Northwestern Medicine, and we sincerely hope you can attend!

During the event, we will hear the Comprehensive Transplant Center
Chief of Organ Transplantation, Dr. Satish Nadig.  He will provide an overview of the latest developments at the CTC and then share where we are going, together.

There will also be a guest speaker, Dr. Amer Kaissi.  Dr. Kaissi is the author of Humbitious: The Power of Low-Ego, High-Drive Leadership and Intangibles.  He will speak on the topic of teamwork and team building.

After the Town Hall, we will have a reception where refreshments will be served.  We hope you will join us for what is sure to be an informative and memorable evening.

Event Details:
Wednesday September 28th
4:00 – 6:30 PM
Feinberg Pavillion 3rd Floor – Conference Room A & Atrium
251 E. Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611



You Are Invited!

Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive Transplant Center
The Dr. Michael M. Abecassis Endowment Committee

Cordially invites you to join us for the Transplant Innovation Endowment Grant Fall Reception.

September 21, 2022
Feinberg Pavilion 3 rd floor Atrium

If you have questions, please contact Eli Asare at Elizabeth.Asare@nm.org.

Refreshments will be served.  Please RSVP Here.

We will continue to monitor and follow federal, state, and local health authority guidelines regarding safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, plans for this event may change if conditions warrant.

Past Events

COVID-19 After Transplant: New Therapies and Guidelines in the Face of Omicron (aired January 26, 2022)

The Northwestern Medicine Transplant team discusses topics related to COVID-19, including new therapies and guidelines recommended during the current surge of the omicron variant.

Watch the Event Video

COVID-19 After Transplant: Vaccines and Monoclonal Antibodies

On December 13, 2021, the Northwestern Medicine Transplant team as discussed topics related to COVID-19 vaccines and monoclonal antibodies.

Watch the Event Video
Watch the Event Video in Spanish

Northwestern Memorial Foundation Introduces New Transplant Center Director

On November 11, 2021, the Northwestern Memorial Foundation hosted an evening of impact and introduced Satish N. Nadig, MD, PhD, as the new chief of organ transplantation at Northwestern Medicine and director of the Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive Transplant Center.

Watch the Event Video

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: