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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

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