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Please join us for the State of NM Transplant Town Hall. The topic will be “Solving Complex Problems”. We will have a fireside chat with Dr. Howard Chrisman, President & Chief Executive Officer of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare followed by refreshments.

All Northwestern Medicine patients and members of Transplant Village are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

3:45 pm – Endowment Grant Poster Walk
4:30 pm – Town Hall
6:30 pm – Reception

Prentice Women’s Hospital, 3rd floor, L South
250 E. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60611

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.

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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.

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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.

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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: