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MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute Participates in White House Organ Summit
Three physicians from the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute traveled to the White House today for the Obama Administration’s Organ Summit aimed at setting new strategies to increase access to organ transplants and shorten the organ waiting list.

Dr Abrams and Jeff Edwards
Curing Diabetes with Kidney/Pancreas Transplant
Jeffrey Edwards of Washington, D.C. can hardly believe that his 17 year battle with diabetes is over. His debilitating three-times-a-week dialysis sessions are finished. Read how MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute is curing Diabetes with Kidney/Pancreas Transplant.

Korey Scott and Isabel Short share a moment after meeting for the first time in February. Isobel received Korey’ liver moments after he had a liver transplant thanks to a deceased donor.
Successful Domino Liver Transplants in Children with Rare Disorder Allow Them to be Liver Donors as well as Recipients
In a new milestone for the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute, transplant teams have successfully completed domino liver transplants from young people suffering from a rare genetic disorder to adults on the liver transplant list who could safely benefit from them.