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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.
- Download COVID-19 Patient Vaccination Record Access PDF)
- Watch recording from March COVID-19 Vaccination event
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: