Drs. Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles Rice have received the Nobel Prize in Medicine. Each were also recipients of the ALF Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award.
Lillian had a Kasai procedure to attempt to create an artificial bile flow. When that failed, she was listed for transplant.
I was diagnosed a couple weeks before my birthday with Stage 4 liver disease. I was more specifically told that I had Autoimmune Hepatitis and that I desperately need a new liver.