On November 21, 2013, President Obama signed the new HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act based on ERGOT’s high impact research and media attention.
On March 30, 2016, Johns Hopkins University performed the first HIV-to-HIV transplant ion the United States under the leadership of Drs. Dorry Segev and Christine Durand.
With over 120,000 people currently waiting for a life-saving organ transplant, we continue to lead HOPE in Action, a multi-site NIH-funded study lead by transplant infectious disease physician, lead by Dr. Christine Durand.
Johns Hopkins Press Release
Realizing HOPE: Johns Hopkins Experts Examine the Ethics of HIV-Positive Organ Transplants
NPR Interview with Dr. Dorry Segev
HIV-Positive Organ Transplants Set To Begin At Johns Hopkins