Our laboratories are outfitted with some of the latest technological tools, such as a 3D bioprinter that could one day print artificial organs. In our clean room facility, healthy islet cells are taken from a patient’s inflamed pancreas, then given back to the patient, reducing inflammation and pain while conserving the patient’s ability to naturally control blood sugar.
Professor of Surgery, Medicine, and Biomedical Engineering
Chief, Transplant Division, Department of Surgery
NABI Biopharmaceuticals Professor of Transplantation
Director, Center for Cellular Transplantation and Therapeutics
Director, Pancreas and Islet Transplant Programs
Dr. Brayman has over thirty years of experience as a surgeon and a leader in research and clinical trials. His work shows his commitment to better outcomes for patients through advanced research in the lab. Dr. Brayman is a member of 60 professional and scientific societies and is a founding member of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association. Prior to coming to UVa, Dr. Brayman served as a director of the Pancreas Transplant Program at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and the Renal Transplant Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Brayman is a principal investigator for the …