Organ Donation News

Medindia's Press Release’ section provides the latest press release on Organ Donation from across the world for the global audience. This page links to 191 Organ Donation press releases.

50th Anniversary of first Heart Transplant is Special Event to Veteran Transplant Surgeon Kristine Guleserian

Dr. Guleserian's story is shared in the new book, "SURGEON'S STORY," by Mark Oristano MIAMI , Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- December 3, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the wor...

Statline Launches New Technology to Speed Organ and Tissue Donor Referrals and Save Lives

Novel application programming interface provides near real-time access to information that will speed decisions on recovery and transplant services DENVER , Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewsw...

National Kidney Foundation Statement on Selena Gomez and Living Organ Donation

Quotes for attribution to Kevin Longino, CEO, National Kidney Foundation NEW YORK , Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "On behalf of National Kidney Foundation (NKF), we wou...

Helmer Friedman LLP to Represent Plaintiff Melissa LeGree in Lawsuit for Race Discrimination & Harassment, Retaliation and Wage and Hour Violations Against OneLegacy - the Largest Organ Procurement Organization in the U.S.

Attorneys Investigating Whether OneLegacy Impermissibly Sold Organ Tissue & Corneas Overseas to Foreigners for Profit Rather Than Donating Them to Americans LOS ANGELES , Sept. 7, 2...

Artificial Organ and Bionics Market to Grow at More Than 9% CAGR From 2012 to 2020: Million Insights

FELTON, California , August 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The global artificial organs and b ionics market size worth USD 38.75 billion by 2020 which is anticipated to grow...

Milliman report on U.S. organ and tissue transplants finds slight rise in average annual cost, survival rate overall

Triennial report examines utilization and billed charges associated with single- and multiple-organ and tissue transplants SEATTLE , Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., a...

Neovii: Long-term Outcomes After Standard Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GvHD) Prophylaxis in Hemopoietic Cell Transplantation From Matched Unrelated Donors Strongly Support the Use of Grafalon® (Anti-Human-T-Lymphocyte Immunoglobulin) as Standard Therapy

RAPPERSWIL, Switzerland , June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8-year follow-up results of a randomized phase 3 multicenter trial in adult patients with hematologic malignancies ...

Hillhurst Biopharmaceuticals Receives SBIR Funding For Development Of HBI-002 For Prevention Of Delayed Graft Function In Kidney Transplantation

SAN DIEGO , June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillhurst Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies to augment the cytoprotective heme oxygenase ...

ARR, Premiere Egg Donor Agency, Unveils Exciting New Payment Option

CHICAGO , May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1992, Alternative Reproductive Resources (ARR) has been a leader in the third-party reproductive field.  It was the first Egg Donor Agency...

The Organ Project appoints Catherine Shaw as Chief Operating Officer

TORONTO , May 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Founder Eugene Melnyk today announced the appointment of Catherine Shaw as Chief Operating Officer of The Organ Project. Shaw brings a diverse set o...

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Sharing More Organs can Lead to Increase in Organ Supply

Sharing More Organs can Lead to Increase in Organ Supply

Kidneys, lungs, pancreas, heart, small bowel and liver are chief organs that are donated for transplantation. There is no dearth of people who need critical organs like kidney, lungs, liver or heart which has malfunctioned in their body due to critical disease. ...

Donor Corneas Preserved for Up to 14 Days Fit for Transplantation

Donor Corneas Preserved for Up to 14 Days Fit for Transplantation

Corneal donor tissue can be safely stored for 11 days without negatively impacting the success of the transplantation procedure to restore vision in people with diseases of the cornea, suggests results from a large, national clinical trial. ...

Transplanting Older Donor Lungs Shows Reasonable Outcomes

Transplanting Older Donor Lungs Shows Reasonable Outcomes

With the scarcity of lungs available for transplantation, study recommends the use of lungs from donors older than age 60. The study has reported that lungs from older donors can be transplanted with reasonable outcomes and should be considered as a ...

A First for the State of Nagpur–an Interstate Heart Transplant

A First for the State of Nagpur–an Interstate Heart Transplant

Coming up in the field of organ donation, Nagpur had its first ever interstate heart transplant after the family of Mr. Amit Awasthi who was declared brain dead was willing to donate his organs....

Few Kidney Transplantations are Performed in VA Centers

Few Kidney Transplantations are Performed in VA Centers

When our kidneys fail, treatment is needed to replace the work our own kidneys can no longer do. Military veterans with VA insurance experience low rates of transplantation and high rates of death while on the transplant waiting list. ...

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