First living HIV-positive living kidney donor paves the way for more people to access transplants

Author: Nina Martinez  |  Posted:

Nina Martinez made history in March as the first person with HIV to become a living kidney donor. She told AKF that the decision to donate her kidney was “a long time coming.” While she has been called a hero in stories about the transplant, she feels “it’s not heroic to help someone who needs help”—it is just the right thing to do. READ MORE >>

TOPICS: Kidney transplant, Kidney failure
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