The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Transplant Center has one of the oldest and most established transplant programs in the country. Your gift supports the Center’s ability to pioneer procedures to treat patients with end-stage organ failure and provide some of the best outcomes in our region and our nation.

Innovation and Discovery

Too often, a transplant program’s ability to save lives is limited by the insufficient supply of donor organs. Nevertheless, the need for transplants—and the number of people on the wait list—grows. Your support changes the outlook for patients by providing physician-scientists with the vital resources to conduct and use innovative research to pioneer new procedures.

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Transplant Nurses Heal

The Transplant Center’s expertise is elevated by its compassionate, professional, and dedicated nursing staff. The care delivered by transplant nurses and nurse coordinators often goes beyond providing critical medical care; they are essential in helping patients remain motivated during the healing process and provide lifelong direct access for healthcare support. This kind of expertise requires specialized training and ongoing education. Hear how a grateful patient sparked generosity for transplant nurses.

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Search the documents below to learn more about the areas that interest you. Discover how your generosity enriches lives, saves lives, and transforms health care.

The Foundation Hosts Third Annual Nicholas T. Kouchoukos Research Day

Because Dr. Kouchoukos feels so passionately about research and training the next generation, he established The...

The Foundation Recognizes Six Internal Medicine Residents and Fellows at Its 39th Annual Knowlton Incentive for Excellence Awards

The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital recognized six Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of...

Breast Cancer Impact Report

Our generous donors are changing the trajectory of a breast cancer diagnosis. This commitment to innovative research...

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Giving to the Foundation offers you so many ways to make a difference.

You make extraordinary care possible. Explore more in cancer, community health, heart and vascular, hospice, neurosciences, and nursing education.