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Father’s Life is Saved after Receiving Heart, Kidney and Liver Transplant

September 8, 2022

After a rare disease caused organ failure, UC San Diego Heath transplant teams performed a heart, liver and kidney transplant on a patient. The surgery is a first for UC San Diego Health and a first in the nation to use three organs from a donor after circulatory death.

Star Party Celebrations: Giving Back to UC San Diego’s Women and Infants Services

September 5, 2012

…at only 25 weeks, spent four and a half months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the University of California, San Diego Health System in Hillcrest. He was put on life support, suffered from multiple infections and struggled to eat on his own without the help of a…

UC San Diego Health Heart Transplant Program Grows with Community

November 16, 2018

On October 29, 2018, the Cardiovascular Institute at UC San Diego Health performed its 50th heart transplant of the year. The patient, 52-year-old Nate Jackson, will spend Thanksgiving with family, friends and a new heart.

UC San Diego ArtPower Patrons Create Legacy of Support

March 24, 2017

The performances offered by the University of California San Diego’s ArtPower program are designed to challenge expectations. To ensure that future generations of audiences have the same dynamic arts opportunities, two ArtPower patrons have made arrangements in their estate plans to support the program beyond their lifetimes.

Students Reach Out to San Diego Families in Need for “Operation Santa”

November 15, 2012

Students at the University of California, San Diego are spreading the holiday spirit with the annual service project, “Operation Santa.” The campus’s service fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega, sponsors “Operation Santa” each year to bring holiday joy to families in need throughout San Diego County.

Childhood Car Crash Inspires UC San Diego Alumni to Donate to Pediatric Research

March 29, 2021

UC San Diego alumni make a gift of $1 million towards first-of-its-kind pediatric research. The Cathy and Richard Tryon Pediatric Facial/Psychological Trauma Research Fund will support research at UC San Diego to benefit pediatric patients who have suffered from traumatic facial deformities.

Rescued Octopus Provides Rare Chance for Researchers to Understand Life Cycle

November 14, 2022

The chance rescue of a deep-sea octopus from a line trap gave researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego an unprecedented opportunity to witness a key part of the species’ life cycle.

UC San Diego Health Performs Region’s First Heart-Liver Transplant

November 30, 2016

On November 4, 2016, surgeons at UC San Diego Health performed the region’s first combined heart-liver transplant (CHLT). During the 10-hour surgery, 54-year old Frank “Sonny” Taitano received a healthy heart and liver. This is the first successful heart-liver transplant for San Diego; less than 10 of these surgeries are…

Lung, Heart, Kidney and Liver Transplant Programs Rank among Nation’s Best

January 5, 2021

UC San Diego Health’s lung, heart, kidney and liver transplant programs rank at the top nationally in the latest biannual Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) report. Innovative treatment and multi-disciplinary care contribute to the high rankings for one-year survival outcomes.

Life-Saving Trip Results in Multi-Organ Transplantation for Father

April 19, 2023

Khristiane “Frances” Reyes credits a trip to the Philippines and a multidisciplinary team at UC San Diego Health for saving his life.

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