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Organ donation up by more than half in Ontario since Canada introduced new policy

Organ donation up by more than half in Ontario since Canada introduced new policy

Researchers develop potential stem cell treatment for several lung conditions

Researchers develop potential stem cell treatment for several lung conditions

Youngest person in U.S. receives full face transplant by Cleveland Clinic team

Youngest person in U.S. receives full face transplant by Cleveland Clinic team

Researchers aim to develop machine-learning method to better predict risks of organ donation

Researchers aim to develop machine-learning method to better predict risks of organ donation

High-donor-volume hospitals more likely to have improved OTPD rate than low-volume medical centers

High-donor-volume hospitals more likely to have improved OTPD rate than low-volume medical centers

New article highlights success of Spanish system in deceased organ donation

New article highlights success of Spanish system in deceased organ donation

First-in-human study of cell bandage for common sporting knee injury shows promising results

First-in-human study of cell bandage for common sporting knee injury shows promising results

BloodTrack Emerge: A new technology that provides access to life-saving products during trauma

BloodTrack Emerge: A new technology that provides access to life-saving products during trauma

Small fraction of film and television productions provide complete, accurate information on brain death

Small fraction of film and television productions provide complete, accurate information on brain death

Stranger’s organ donation instigates six-way kidney swap

Stranger’s organ donation instigates six-way kidney swap

Innovative organ donation program allows living donors to donate kidney in advance

Innovative organ donation program allows living donors to donate kidney in advance

Researchers receive grant to improve quality of donor limb, tissue for transplant

Researchers receive grant to improve quality of donor limb, tissue for transplant

Eye donations: what stops people? An interview with Rory Passmore

Eye donations: what stops people? An interview with Rory Passmore

Researchers produce insulin-secreting cells from stem cells of diabetic patients

Researchers produce insulin-secreting cells from stem cells of diabetic patients

Study: British adults agree to donate heart, kidney and lungs, but not eyes for transplant

Study: British adults agree to donate heart, kidney and lungs, but not eyes for transplant

Scientists demonstrate method for generating eye tissues to restore lost or damaged vision

Scientists demonstrate method for generating eye tissues to restore lost or damaged vision

Freestanding organ recovery facility for brain-dead donors increases organ transplant

Freestanding organ recovery facility for brain-dead donors increases organ transplant

New clinical manual addresses controversial topic of organ donation after euthanasia

New clinical manual addresses controversial topic of organ donation after euthanasia

NHS Organ Donor Register failing transplant patients

NHS Organ Donor Register failing transplant patients

UHN's multi-disciplinary team successfully completes Canada's first transplant of the upper limb

UHN's multi-disciplinary team successfully completes Canada's first transplant of the upper limb