Organ Transplant

Matthew Ouimet's mother strokes his head as he lies asleep in his hospital bed prior to his transplant surgery. (UCSF)

Antioch Toddler Recovering After Rare Double Transplant Surgery At UCSF

An Antioch toddler was recovering Wednesday following 12 hours of surgery in San Francisco in which he received a new kidney and a new liver.


Alfonso Garcia

Berkeley Teen Uses His Miraculous Recovery To Help Others

A Berkeley teenager who was told last year that he had a week to live, will throw out the first pitch at Wednesday’s San Francisco Giants game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Robert Redford (R) and son James Redford attend an event in Hollywood, 2003. (Giulio Marcocchi/Getty Images)

Film Producer Promotes Organ Donation Awareness At UCSF

Thousands of lives could be saved each year if more people placed the telltale organ donor “dot” on their drivers licenses.