Mission: To assist transplant patients and caregivers, promote and educate the community on the benefits of organ donation, and to fund lung transplant research
Programs: The primary objective of the organization is funding for research to improve transplant outcomes. A total of $75,725 in grants was given in 2015 to help fund study of the mechanisms of bronchiolitis obliterans, the leading cause of death among the lung transplant population. As part of this objective, the lung transplant foundation participated in the duke lung transplant symposium in 2015.
the lung transplant foundation has designed and maintained a website. The website includes information on the history of lung transplants, news about current lung transplant research, information about the foundation, and information on donating and volunteering.
The Lung Transplant Foundation has maximized their assets and resources to help promote awareness about organ donation and the need for research to improve the lives of individuals with lung transplants. The foundation works alongside families and practitioners in a region that fully supports the foundations goals. Therefore, the foundation is able to make quick, effective progress towards their goals.