Healthy Aging Series — “Xenotransplantation to Solve the Donor Organ Shortage”

December 12 - 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Capitol Lakes Retirement Community, 333 W. Main Street, Madison, WI 53703
Cost: Free

About the event

Don’t miss this talk that will address efforts being done to combat the donor-organ shortage, including research conducted at UW–Madison to use nonhuman organs for transplants.

The speaker

Robert Redfield, assistant professor, UW Department of Surgery

About the speaker

Assistant professor Redfield is the associate surgical director of the University of Wisconsin Kidney Transplant Program. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed his general surgery residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania prior to his abdominal transplant fellowship here at the University of Wisconsin. He specializes in kidney and pancreas transplantation, and laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for living donor kidney transplants.  He has an active federally funded research program that focuses on novel ways to improve the donor-organ shortage and prolong kidney transplant survival.

This event is free and open to all, but registration is strongly encouraged.

Free parking is available in the ramp across the street from the building’s main entrance. You will need to pull a parking ticket and take it to the lecture, where Capitol Lakes staff will validate it before you leave.

Questions? Contact Joe D’Amato ’15 at joe.damato@supportuw.org or 608-308-5537.

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