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Federal restrictions on corneal donations prevent vision-restoring surgery

Federal restrictions on corneal donations prevent vision-restoring surgery

Research offers new hope for kidney revival prior to transplantation

Research offers new hope for kidney revival prior to transplantation

C-Path's Transplant Therapeutics Consortium receives positive FDA response for its Letter of Intent

C-Path's Transplant Therapeutics Consortium receives positive FDA response for its Letter of Intent

Study investigates effectiveness of liver perfusion to improve the function of donor livers

Study investigates effectiveness of liver perfusion to improve the function of donor livers

Researchers successfully transplant fully functional mini livers into rats

Researchers successfully transplant fully functional mini livers into rats

Five important things to know about the new opt out organ donation law

Five important things to know about the new opt out organ donation law

Kidney transplants: Volume of services correlated with quality of treatment outcomes

Kidney transplants: Volume of services correlated with quality of treatment outcomes

Fewer traffic collisions during shutdown means longer waits for organ donations

Fewer traffic collisions during shutdown means longer waits for organ donations

Organ transplantations plummet amid coronavirus pandemic

Organ transplantations plummet amid coronavirus pandemic

"Soft opt-out" system may increase consent rates for organ donation after death

"Soft opt-out" system may increase consent rates for organ donation after death

First transplant of deceased donor's uterus in Sweden

First transplant of deceased donor's uterus in Sweden

UC research could help identify organ donors at risk of developing kidney disease

UC research could help identify organ donors at risk of developing kidney disease

How lifesaving organs for transplant go missing in transit

How lifesaving organs for transplant go missing in transit

Men in the UK could be allowed to donate sperm after death

Men in the UK could be allowed to donate sperm after death

Debate continues over donor sperm from deceased men

Debate continues over donor sperm from deceased men

Triple transplant patients encourage people to register as organ and tissue donors

Triple transplant patients encourage people to register as organ and tissue donors

Modern resuscitation science: Illuminating the complex processes of death

Modern resuscitation science: Illuminating the complex processes of death

New research casts doubt on the credibility of China’s organ transplant datasets

New research casts doubt on the credibility of China’s organ transplant datasets

Study shows how opt-out organ donation could affect transplant waiting lists in the U.S.

Study shows how opt-out organ donation could affect transplant waiting lists in the U.S.

HCV-infected donor kidneys are safe and functional one year post-transplantation

HCV-infected donor kidneys are safe and functional one year post-transplantation