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Gridlock: The Inability to do Research in Deceased Donors to Improve Transplant Organ Quality and Quantity

Dr. Sandy Feng | Posted 06.06.2016 | Impact
Dr. Sandy Feng

It is up to the transplant community to affirm, loud and clear, that the lack of organs for transplant is a desperate and unmet need, and that innovative research is necessary to bridge the gap.

Why You Should Choose to Say 'Yes' to Organ Donation

Michaela Shelley | Posted 07.01.2015 | Impact
Michaela Shelley

I want to live to a day where no one has to die because the call for a new organ didn't come in time. A transplant can extend a patients life for several months but also possibly several years.

Good News About Organ Transplantation and Kidney Disease

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Researchers created an artificial rat kidney in the laboratory that was then transplanted into another rat and ultimately produced urine -- a huge advance in the field of bioengineering.

On National Organ Donor Day, 5 People Who Have Given The Gift Of Life

Posted 02.14.2013 | Impact

February 14 isn't just a day to celebrate your main squeeze -- it's also National Organ Donor Day, raising awareness for a way to spread love to someo...

Donated 'Heart In A Box' Saves Mom's Life

Posted 01.04.2012 | Impact

Amy DeStefano started off the new year with a new lease on life when she got the heart for which she had waited three years. After a virus damaged ...

Dad Kept Off Organ Waiting List Because He Was Homeless Gets New Apartment

Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact

A homeless dad who was told that he couldn't get a kidney transplant because he was homeless, got the keys to a new Manhattan home Saturday, CBS repor...