Transplanting Hope: NOVA to feature THI research led by Dr. Doris A Taylor 

On September 26, 2018 NOVA will air Transplanting Hope, a fascinating journey into the evolving science of transplants that will also feature Dr. Doris A. Taylor and her team’s organ regeneration research.

Transplanting Hope follows the journey of patients and their families as they await lifesaving organ donations. The original documentary takes the viewer inside the operating room to witness organ transplant teams transferring organs from donors to recipients. The program also highlights research efforts to understand organ rejection, discover ways to keep organs alive outside the body, and grow artificial organs with stem cells.

Transplanting Hope” premieres on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 9/8c on PBS

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The Incredible Journey of an Infant Heart Transplant

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About Texas Heart Institute

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