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Starzl Network Awarded PCORI Funding
The Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation in collaboration with UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Starzl Network Patient & Family Voice, and Transplant Families recently received a Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington Engagement Award. The two-year award will support our project, PAtient-centered Research in pediatric TransplaNt-Engaging families+Recipients (PARTNER).
Recent Network Manuscript Accepted
A manuscript based on the 2019 progress of our Learning Health System was published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.
Inaugural Meeting Report from the Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation
Learning Health Networks (LHN) improve the well-being of populations by aligning clinical care specialists, technology experts, patients and patient advocates, and other thought leaders for continuous improvement and seamless care delivery.
$2 Million Gift from Steelers Part-owner will Establish Pediatric Transplant Network
When Rob Citrone’s father became ill and needed a new kidney, the family got a crash course in the anguish of the organ donation waitlist.
Play It Forward Founders Pledge $2 Million to UPMC Children’s Hospital
Pittsburgh Steelers part-owners Cindy and Rob Citrone will donate $2 million to UPMC Children’s Hospital and issue a $1 million matching challenge they hope can help launch a network to improve pediatric transplant outcomes throughout the world.