Research in Transplant Surgery
The Transplant Surgery division and the Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center at the University of Virginia are dedicated to fostering a community of cutting-edge research that advances the field of transplantation and allows our clinicians to deliver the best possible care to our patients. Our mission is to advance patient care and the standard for clinical excellence in transplantation at the University of Virginia and worldwide by becoming a leader in innovative and high impact research discoveries and collaborations.
Research in the Transplant Division includes two laboratiores dedicated to research in solid organ and cellular transplantation, Translational Genomics Transplant and Cellular Therapeutics & Transplantation. The latter includes the GMP Cell Processing Core, which isolates islets for transplants. In addition, the transplant clinical research office facilitates innovative investigator-initiated clinical studies and cutting-edge clinical trials in kidney, liver, and islet cell transplantation.