A community of top pediatric transplant centers focused on discovery and

lifesaving innovation.

Founded in 2017 through a generous gift of Citrone 33, the Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation honors the life and legacy of Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD, recognized as the father of transplantation, and carries on his work of discovery and lifesaving innovation.

Our Mission

To unite big data, technology, patient advocacy, and transplant thought leaders to deliver the best possible care and develop new, scalable solutions to pediatric transplantation’s most challenging problems.

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About Thomas Starzl, MD, PhD

Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD, transformed thousands of lives through advances in organ transplant that many thought weren’t possible. He was a genius and a pioneer, but it was his passion for saving lives through transplant that defines him.


From his landmark success with immunosuppression until his death in 2017, Dr. Starzl worked to solve the many puzzles of organ transplantation.

Upcoming Events

2021 Starzl Network Annual Meeting
October 1-2, 2021

Latest News

Starzl Network Awarded PCORI Funding
Recent Network Manuscript Accepted
Inaugural meeting report from the Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation

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