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September 7, 2022

Organ Transplants Are Up, but the Agency in Charge Is Under Fire Organ Transplants Are Up, but the Agency in Charge Is Under Fire

For the past decade, Precious McCowan’s life has revolved around organ transplants. She’s a doctoral candidate studying human behavior in Dallas who has survived two kidney […]
August 19, 2022

Bioengineered Corneas of Pig Skin Restore Vision Bioengineered Corneas of Pig Skin Restore Vision

People with cornea-related blindness may be able to have their vision restored without having to wait for a human donor cornea, thanks to a newly engineered corneal […]
August 12, 2022

Rat Sperm Produced in Sterile Mice Rat Sperm Produced in Sterile Mice

Germ cell production in genetically modified hybrid animals is now a reality rather than science fiction, as recently demonstrated by researchers at ETH Zurich. Stem cell […]
July 7, 2022

No Pretransplant Infectious Disease Testing Needed for Recipients Under Age 12 No Pretransplant Infectious Disease Testing Needed for Recipients Under Age 12

Pediatric solid organ transplants recipients under the age of 12 will no longer require pretransplant testing for HIV and hepatitis B and C (HBV and HCV) […]
June 16, 2022

Technique Eliminates Need for Prolonged Immunosuppression in Kidney Transplants Technique Eliminates Need for Prolonged Immunosuppression in Kidney Transplants

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Doctors at Stanford University School of Medicine in California say they have developed a way to transplant kidneys without the need […]
May 5, 2022

HBCU Medical Schools to Tackle Organ Transplant Disparities HBCU Medical Schools to Tackle Organ Transplant Disparities

A new initiative aimed at increasing the number of Black Americans registered as organ donors and combating disparities among transplant recipients was announced Thursday by a […]
April 7, 2022

Articles Prove Chinese Surgeons Procure Organs Before Brain Death Articles Prove Chinese Surgeons Procure Organs Before Brain Death

In a deep dive into obscure Chinese language transplant journals, a pair of researchers from Australia and Israel have added a new layer of horror to […]
March 3, 2022

Living Organ Donors Help Spearhead Legislative Protection Living Organ Donors Help Spearhead Legislative Protection

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kat Velkoff was in college when she made a decision that would save a life nearly a decade later. “I found out […]
January 11, 2022

Pig Heart Successfully Transplanted to Man Pig Heart Successfully Transplanted to Man

A genetically modified pig heart has been successfully transplanted into a 57-year-old man who had no other treatment options but is “doing well” 3 days after […]
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