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NOVA: Transplanting Hope

Courtesy of National Film Board of Canada
NOVA takes you inside the operating room to witness organ transplant teams transferring organs from donors to recipients. Meet families navigating both sides of a transplant, and researchers working to end the organ shortage.

Stream now or tune in Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 9 p.m. & Sunday, May 9 at 2 p.m. on KPBS TV

Witness organ transplants as they unfold, and meet patients awaiting lifesaving donations

On "Transplanting Hope," NOVA takes you inside the operating room to witness organ transplant teams transferring organs from donors to recipients. Meet families navigating both sides of a transplant, and researchers working to end the organ shortage.

Their efforts to understand organ rejection, discover ways to keep organs alive outside the body, and even grow artificial organs with stem cells, could save countless lives.

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A NOVA production for WGBH Boston. Senior Executive Producer is Paula S. Apsell.