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View current and past news clips below featuring Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC’s transplant patients, programs and staff. Check back often for continued updates.


Ross woman receives scholarship for organ-donation awareness work
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (06/17/15)

Liver donor does not consider himself a ‘hero’
WKBN-TV (06/10/15)

Comedy night to benefit Derry Township boy in need of liver transplant
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (06/09/15)

For a heart-transplant patient and her family, Pittsburgh’s food helps heal
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (04/08/15)

How maple syrup urine disease led to transplants and saved lives
The Washington Post (3/30/15)

Boxing Champ's Daughter Doing Well After Heart Transplant
ABC Action News (3/9/15)

My Grandson Nolan's Journey
Pennsylvania State Representative Garth Everett recounts the medical journey of his grandson Nolan, who underwent a heart transplant at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.


Monongahela teen awaiting transplant surprised by 'superhero' police
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/17/15)

Police officers help make hospitalized Pittsburgh girl’s birthday one to remember
WPXI-TV (2/17/15)

With Liver Donors in Short Supply, Cell Transplants Offer New Options
Scientific American (2/17/15)

Brooke Parrish returns to Rolesville after liver transplant
The News & Observer (1/16/15)


Cunningham's daughter recovering
ESPN Boxing (12/6/14)

Baby Judah Shurtz awaits liver transplant this month
The Jackson Sun (12/04/14)

Tiny Liver Transplant Patient to Taste First Thanksgiving
ABC News (11/25/14)

Toddler, Donor Remain Hospitalized After Liver Transplant For Rare Disease
KDKA-TV (11/14/14)

Mom Posts 'Plea Of A Lifetime' On Facebook, Gets Liver Donor For Daughter
Huffington Post (11/13/14)

Mom finds liver donor on Facebook for daughter, 3
WTAE-TV (11/13/14)

3-year-old girl becomes first to get life-saving liver transplant for rare metabolic disease
New York Daily News (11/12/14)

Facebook Plea Gets Liver Transplant for 3-Year-Old
ABC News (11/12/14)

Pennsylvania mother finds transplant donor for daughter on Facebook
FOX News (11/11/14)

3-year-old gets part of man’s liver in surgery made possible by social networking
WPXI-TV (11/11/14)

Blood test devised at Children's to aid in predicting chance of organ rejection
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/06/14)

FDA Approves Blood Test for Transplant Failure
WTAJ-TV (11/05/14)

Steve Cunningham: Fighting for Her Life
Grantland (10/16/14)

Manheim Township youngster moved up on transplant list; fundraiser set for this Saturday
Lancaster Online (10/15/14)

Two years after transplant, recipient Anna Ruter living life normally
The Morning Sun (10/03/14)

Mom saves son with kidney donation
WTAE-TV (05/16/14)


Teen Has New Lease On Life 1 Year After Liver Transplant
CBS Pittsburgh (12/25/13)

Boy Ready To Return Home After Liver Transplant At Children’s Hospital
CBS Pittsburgh (12/06/13)

Pennside girl with severe immune deficiency needs double-lung and bone-marrow transplants
Reading Eagle (06/18/13)

Uncle’s life-changing gift makes Saltsburg teen’s graduation possible
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (06/08/13)

North Huntingdon girl marks 10th anniversary of lifesaving liver transplant
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (02/11/13)

Life-saving transplant brings twins to 1st birthday
WTAE-TV (02/08/13)


Teen given hours to live on road to recovery
WTAE-TV (11/29/12)

Boy who had life-saving surgery leaving hospital, going home for Thanksgiving
WPXI-TV (11/19/12)

Teen given hours to live receives liver transplant
WTAE-TV (11/19/12)

Young Liver Transplant Patient On Road To Recovery
KDKA-TV (11/19/12)

After Emergency Liver Transplant, Adam Snow Off Ventilator, Speaking, Smiling
ABC News (11/12/12)


Mum sees good signs for Matisse Reid
Hawke's Bay Today (02/15/11)

Easton boy receives charitable flight to Pittsburgh for monthly medical checkup
Lehigh Valley Express Times (02/07/11)

New Franklin supports teenager through caring, fundraising
South Side Leader (02/04/11)

Transplants offer solace in time of heartache
USA Today (01/24/11)

Milestone for Matisse Reid
Hawke's Bay Today (01/18/11)

'Grateful' teen receives new liver
Times Herald-Record (01/07/11)

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July 7, 2015
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July 7, 2015