Shillane Labbett – Double Lung Transplant Recipient (Part 2)

Interviewed by Simi Juriasingani  Shillane Labbett was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at eighteen months of age. After a relatively normal upbringing, her symptoms worsened throughout adulthood. Her disease culminated with a severe episode of hemoptysis (coughing up blood) and low blood pressure, which led to a code being called. Shillane was put on a ventilator … Continue reading Shillane Labbett – Double Lung Transplant Recipient (Part 2)

Shillane Labbett – Double Lung Transplant Recipient (Part 1)

Interviewed by Simi Juriasingani  Shillane Labbett was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at eighteen months of age. After a relatively normal upbringing, her symptoms worsened throughout adulthood. Her disease culminated with a severe episode of hemoptysis (coughing up blood) and low blood pressure, which led to an emergency code being called. Shillane was put on a … Continue reading Shillane Labbett – Double Lung Transplant Recipient (Part 1)

Dr. Anthony Jevnikar – Transplant Nephrologist

Interviewed by Elena Kum, Michelle Ho, Jeremy Chan Dr. Anthony Jevnikar is the Co-Director of the Multi-Organ Transplant Program, Director and Founder of the Matthew Mailing Centre for Translational Transplant Studies at the London Health Sciences Centre. He is a transplant nephrologist and Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Surgery at … Continue reading Dr. Anthony Jevnikar – Transplant Nephrologist

Dr. Aviva Goldberg: Part 1

Interviewed by Saad Ahmed, Hannah He, Syed Alifer Zaidi Dr. Aviva Goldberg is a pediatric nephrologist, and director of the Canadian Society of Transplantation and chair of Transplant Manitoba's kidney allocation review committee.  Dr. Aviva Goldberg generously discussed the impact of kidney transplantation on a child's life and development, and the distinction of pediatric organ … Continue reading Dr. Aviva Goldberg: Part 1

Ruth Evans

Interviewed by: Harry Wang Ruth Evans is a broadcast journalist and filmmaker currently working for BBC in London, United Kingdom. Her article ‘Pakistani police rescue 24 from organ trafficking gang’ published on BBC News offers compelling first-hand accounts of illegal organ trafficking and transplant tourism. She emphasizes how the organ trade, something that is perceived … Continue reading Ruth Evans