Save the Date for a Livestream Event:
Living-Donor Liver Transplant Summit

June 11, 2019

LDLT Summit 1

More than 14,000 people are on the liver transplant waiting list. Despite numerous advances in transplantation, many people die waiting. Join WebMD® and the UPMC Living-Donor Liver Transplant Program as we discuss the attitudes and perceptions about liver disease and living donor transplantation that keep thousands of patients from receiving a transplant.


Follow @WebMD on Twitter to join the event’s livestream on Friday, June 14, at 9 a.m. ET. 

During the livestream of the Summit:

  • Hear unique insights about living donation gained from a study of 500+ physicians and 3000+ consumers.
  • Learn about the benefits and risks of living-donor liver transplantation and how it can reduce – or eliminate waiting list mortality. 
  • Find out what the barriers to living donation are and how to overcome them.

Featured speakers will include:

  • Abhinav Humar, MD, Division Chief, UPMC Transplant Services, and Clinical Director, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute 
  • Swaytha Ganesh, MD, Medical Director, UPMC Living Donor Program 
  • John Whyte, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, WebMD
  • David Fleming, CEO, Donate Life America 
  • Brian Shepard, CEO, United Network for Organ Sharing
  • Tom Nealon, President and CEO, American Liver Foundation

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