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Study: Liver transplants from drug overdose donors increased in the pandemic's first year

Study: Liver transplants from drug overdose donors increased in the pandemic's first year

BGI discovery could pave the way for advances in organ regeneration and synthetic biology

BGI discovery could pave the way for advances in organ regeneration and synthetic biology

Mayo Clinic and CMU announce research agreement to transform organ transplantation

Mayo Clinic and CMU announce research agreement to transform organ transplantation

UAB research outlines successful xenotransplantation of genetically modified kidneys

UAB research outlines successful xenotransplantation of genetically modified kidneys

6 months to live or die: How long should an alcoholic liver disease patient wait for a transplant?

6 months to live or die: How long should an alcoholic liver disease patient wait for a transplant?

Higher-rated dialysis facilities yield a 47% higher likelihood of transplant waitlisting for patients

Higher-rated dialysis facilities yield a 47% higher likelihood of transplant waitlisting for patients

Congress cites KHN investigation in probe of national academies

Congress cites KHN investigation in probe of national academies

Black patients who receive kidneys from Asian donors have higher risk of kidney graft failure

Black patients who receive kidneys from Asian donors have higher risk of kidney graft failure

Asian donor and black recipient kidney grafts associated with inferior long-term outcomes

Asian donor and black recipient kidney grafts associated with inferior long-term outcomes

Cleveland Clinic, Lifebanc and Transplant Connect launch a fully automated donor referral system

Cleveland Clinic, Lifebanc and Transplant Connect launch a fully automated donor referral system

University of Minnesota to host new Organ and Tissue Preservation Center

University of Minnesota to host new Organ and Tissue Preservation Center

Subtle shift in organ donor messaging can lead to a big boost in registration, finds study

Subtle shift in organ donor messaging can lead to a big boost in registration, finds study

Simple, no-cost intervention can increase the number of prospective donors

Simple, no-cost intervention can increase the number of prospective donors

Push is on for states to ban organ transplant discrimination

Push is on for states to ban organ transplant discrimination

Physical exercise helps improve mobility, increase quality of life of patients with chronic kidney disease

Physical exercise helps improve mobility, increase quality of life of patients with chronic kidney disease

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