A community of top pediatric transplant centers focused on discovery and
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.
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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.