News & Events

Starzl Network Host Boulet Family for Pediatric Transplant Week
Every year, the last week of April marks Pediatric Transplant week. This gives us time to reflect on the importance of the organ transplant donors and recipients whose lives have been changed by the wonderful gift of organ donation. To mark this occasion, the Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation in partnership with Citrone 33 hosted a special event featuring Toby, Bernadine, and Mariko Boulet. Logan Boulet was involved in the Humboldt hockey team bus crash on April 6, 2018. On April 7, 2018, Humboldt Broncos defenseman Logan Boulet succumbed to his injuries. His parents, Bernadine and Toby Boulet…
Henry L. Hillman Foundation Grant to Support Innovative DARE Initiative
The Henry L. Hillman Foundation is contributing $750,000 in support of the Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation, www.starzlnetwork.org, at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. This grant will support DARE, an initiative aiming to enhance the Starzl Network’s ability to transparently share data and streamline best practices in pediatric transplantation. DARE (which stands for Datamart, Adaptive tRial and patient Engagement) will catalyze three critical areas in the Starzl Network’s transplant learning collaborative: 1) new models in transparent transplant data benchmarking; 2) development of an innovative adaptive trial design platform; and 3) synergies that increase patient-reported outcomes to frame comparative…
Starzl Network Launches Innovative Data Mart
In collaboration with United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation is pleased to announce the launch of an innovative data mart that will allow for a pediatric transplant dashboard and data portal that will include center-specific transplant data elements from participating Starzl Network sites and key aggregate national data on waitlist and transplant outcomes and network priority areas of immunosuppression, perioperative practices, quality of life, and transition of care.

Events

Walk for Children’s 2022
June 4, 2022
Pediatric Transplant Week: Boulet Family
April 25, 2022
2022 Starzl Network Annual Meeting
September 23-24, 2022