Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation News and Events

The Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation is transforming pediatric transplantation through innovation, collaboration, and advocacy. Read our news articles and learn more about upcoming events and opportunities.

In the News

Play It Forward founders pledge $2 million to UPMC Children's Hospital
Tribune-Review (Dec. 6, 2017)

$2 million gift from Steelers part-owner will establish pediatric transplant network
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Dec. 11, 2017)

Upcoming Events

Starzl Network Inaugural Meeting

Sept. 14 to 15, 2018
The W Midtown Atlanta
Atlanta, Ga.

The inaugural meeting of the Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation involves world-class transplant centers, health care experts, and patients and families who want to improve pediatric transplant outcomes for all children.

Hackathon for Hope

Oct. 5 to 6, 2018
The Tepper Quad, Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA

HACK THIS. HELP KIDS., presented by the Citrone Thirty Three Foundation, is a hackathon focused on pediatric health care where participants get to interact and engage with the best and brightest minds. Professionals and students with diverse backgrounds in medicine, engineering, design, software development, the arts, and business will work together in teams for an action-packed 24 hours of collaboration. To learn more and to register online, visit