November 18, 2016UIC kidney experts present research findings at national conference
American Society of Nephrology’s ‘Kidney Week’ Nov. 15-20 in Chicago
June 6, 2016Orphan drug allows kidney transplant from relative with mismatched blood type
First use of drug in transplantation from living-donor
April 8, 2014New approach leads to ‘only hope’ for successful kidney transplant
UIC physicians use orphan drug to fight destructive antibodies
April 3, 2014With no hope of kidney match, woman receives successful transplant
Orphan drug renders destructive antibodies harmless
September 10, 2013Englewood clinic provides transplant services
For kidney transplant patients
May 15, 2013Robotic transplant an option for obese kidney patients
Patients once doomed to die on dialysis have new hope for transplant
August 31, 2012First Simultaneous Robotic Kidney Transplant, Sleeve Gastrectomy Performed
A 35-year-old Chicago woman is the first patient in the world to have a combined procedure that offers new hope for obese kidney patients.
April 4, 2012Chicago Man Receives Robotic Kidney Transplant After 17 Years
Robotic surgery permitted surgeons at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System to transplant a kidney into a morbidly obese Chicago man — who had survived 17 years on dialysis waiting for the procedure.