Duke Performs State's First Transplant of Organ From HIV-Positive Donor Into HIV-Positive Recipient

Stanley Boling received a new liver in December of 2017. It was North Carolina’s first transplant of an organ from an HIV-positive donor into an HIV-positive recipient, an operation that until recently wouldn't have been legal in the state. It was the Hope Act of 2013 that allowed major transplant centers like Duke to begin assessing patients like Boling for transplantation.

Read More: "HIV-positive patients can now donate organs -- and this could help others in need," News & Observer.