News

03.01.2019 – Disparity
Congratulations to Dr. Dinee Simpson who has received special recognition in an in-depth Chicago Tribune profile titled “Balancing Act”. She is Chicago’s only female, African-American organ transplant surgeon and has a special focus on reducing disparity in African American organ transplants. To read the article, please click here.
2.12.2019 – Disparity
Congratulations to Dr. Juan Carlos Caicedo who has been highlighted in the Northwestern Medicine Magazine for his work in creating a one-of-a-kind program to reduce Hispanic kidney transplant disparities. To read the article, please click here.
10.11.2017 – Education
Two NUTORC Summer Interns and Feinberg Medical Students, Elliott Russell and Dustin Slagle, presented their research with their mentor, Infectious Disease Faculty, Michael G. Ison, MD at ID Week, October 4-8th in San Diego, California.  Congrats on a job well done!
07.31.2017 – Patient Safety
Congrats to NUTORC Director, Dr. Daniela Ladner on her PCORI Pipeline to Proposal Tier III Award, titled: National Patient Community, Caregiver and Advocacy Group Directed Strategies to Lead Comparative Effectiveness Research for Liver Cirrhosis.
07.13.2017 – Risk Predictors
Predicting heart events after liver transplant? The first app to predict which patients will die or be hospitalized from cardiovascular complication post-transplant developed by our very own Dr. Lisa VanWagner! The score enables healthcare providers, caregivers and patients to estimate 1-year risk for cardiovascular complications after liver transplantation. Read more or check out the app.
07.07.2017
Eight way kidney swap by our amazing transplant team at Northwestern Medicine!  Check out the story here.
06.30.2017 – Medication Adherence
Congratulations to Dr. Daniela Ladner and Dr. Mike Wolf on their recently awarded NIH R01 grant titled, Transplant Regimen Adherence For Kidney Recipients by Engaging Information Technologies: The Take It Trial