University of Chicago Women's Board

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Women’s Board February Luncheon
Wednesday, February 22, 2023

From Science Fiction to Reality in Organ Transplantation

$65 per person

Rolf N. Barth, Professor of Surgery and Director of Kidney, Pancreas, and Liver Transplantation at the University of Chicago Medicine Transplant Institute will speak about remarkable advances in organ transplantation including hand and face transplantation, uterus transplantation, and experimental use of animal organs for human transplantation. He will additionally discuss the historic and current unique roles that the University of Chicago has played in surgical advances in living donor transplantation.