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North Huntingdon girl marks 10th anniversary of lifesaving liver transplant
Posted on February 11th 2013
Adee, as she is known, marked the 10th anniversary of her liver transplant with a party in Rockwell's Red Lion Restaurant with about 60 relatives, friends and a doctor from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh who helped save her.

Thomas E. Starzl Receives a 2012 Lasker Award
Posted on September 11th 2012
>>>>Pitt Professor Thomas E. Starzl Receives a 2012 Lasker Award, One of the World's Most Prestigious Medical Science Prizes

New hepatitis C drugs show encouraging results
Posted on January 10th 2012
'The revolution we've been waiting for'

Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology’s Annual Scientific Meeting
Posted on August 2nd 2011
>Harrisburg, Pa. — Gastroenterologists from around the state will gather for the Pennsylvania Society of Gastroenterology’s Annual Scientific Meeting from Sept. 23-25 at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa, Bedford, Pa.

UPMC - Celebrating 30 Years of Transforming Lives
Posted on April 19th 2011
For more than 30 years, UPMC has defined the field of transplantation. This year, we commemorate Dr. Thomas E. Starzl's pioneering spirit and three decades of growth and innovation with some exciting special events.

2011 Pittsburgh Liver Update Symposium (2011 PLUS)
Posted on April 5th 2011
2011 Pittsburgh Liver Update Symposium (2011 PLUS)
Focus Topic: Hepatitus C Virus Infection
June 3 and 4, 2011

Hope Against Hepatitis C
Posted on July 23rd 2010
NY Times article, July 21, 2010 by Andrew Pollack

Pathways to SmartCare presents Vaccination Services
Posted on July 19th 2010

ALF Announces 2011 Research Awards Program
Posted on July 14th 2010

Raise Much Needed Funds with Bank for a Cause
Posted on April 13th 2010
Liberty Savings Bank is excited to partner with non-profits to help raise funds

April is Donate Life Month
Posted on April 6th 2010
"I was out to dinner with a friend, and he asked how it starts. I told him it all starts with a phone call, and then my phone rang." "It" was the liver transplant that would save Robert "Bo" Garritano's life.

GSK offers free vaccines to uninsured adults
Posted on April 5th 2010
Programs includes newly available cervical cancer vaccine, among others.

Pittsburgh Business Times People & Awards
Posted on March 18th 2010
March 12-18, 2010

Allegheny General Hospital Liver Transplant Program Certified
Posted on February 12th 2010

Allegheny Division Celebrates Liver Awareness Month
Posted on October 29th 2009
>Raises Awareness to Bring Us Closer to a Day Free of Liver Disease!

Call for 2010 Tribute to Excellence Nominations
Posted on October 19th 2009
Nominate a LIVEr Champion today!

American Liver Foundation Partners with CaringBridge to Enhance Patient Support
Posted on June 16th 2009
Free, Personalized Web sites Connect Loved Ones During Serious Health Event

Pfizer Launches Free Medicines Program
Posted on May 18th 2009
Pfizer Launches Free Medicines Program for Newly Unemployed Americans>Employees Inspire Plan to Help People Continue Pfizer Therapy During Unprecedented Economic Times

Naomi Herman Named Community Champion
Posted on December 16th 2008
Western PA-WV Board Member Naomi Herman named Community Champion by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing's Ann M. Mitchell Inducted into American Academy of Nursing
Posted on November 26th 2008

American Liver Foundation Continues to Gain Strength
Posted on November 26th 2008
Western PA-WV chapter adds new Board Members

Researchers at Children's Find Promising Key to Transplant Rejection
Posted on September 22nd 2008
by Mark Roth, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 9/17/2008

Dr. David Geller Named One of Hospital News' Top Docs
Posted on August 12th 2008
>Dr. David Geller was recognized by Hospital News as one of the Top Docs in the July issue. Dr. Geller is a member of the Western PA-WV chapter's Board of Directors and an important part of our Medical Advisory Committee. Dr. Geller is a patient advocate and is critical to the success of the American Liver Foundation.

Dr. David Geller Appointed to Society of University Surgeons Board
Posted on February 19th 2008

Allegheny General Performs First Liver Transplants
Posted on November 16th 2007

Oakland Street Named After Pittsburgh Transplant Doctor
Posted on October 26th 2007

Family Shows Twice the Love
Posted on September 21st 2007
Dad, grandma are donors for child's double transplant

AGH ready to go on liver transplants
Posted on September 21st 2007

Pittsburgh's Top Chefs Help Fight Liver Disease
Posted on September 21st 2007

Western PA chapter partners with the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force
Posted on August 10th 2007
>ALF provides education at P.I.E. Project screening sites.

Pittsburgh Magazine names Western PA chapter supporting physicians as Top Doctors
Posted on May 1st 2007
The May 2007 issue of Pittsburgh Magazine recongized area physicians as Top Doctors by speciality.

Medical Marvels
Posted on May 1st 2007
Cahterine Herridge shares her son's liver transplant story with Pittsburgh Magazine.

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