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2014-07-24 08:29:12

For the first time, Houston hosts national event bringing together thousands of families from around the country HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 3,500 organ transplant recipients, living donors and their families gathered together in Houston for the annual Olympic-style, multi-sport event, the Donate Life Transplant Games of America (TGA). Texas Children's Hospital was a major sponsor for the games with both current, as well as former patients...

2014-07-22 20:22:29

One of Eight in California Earning Prestigious Gold Medal LONG BEACH, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recognized Long Beach Memorial with its Gold Medal of Honor--one of just two hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties and only eight in California honored for remarkable efforts in saving lives through organ donations. As part of its national Workplace Partnership for Life Campaign, the Gold Medal is awarded...

2014-07-22 12:30:00

3-Way Kidney Transplant Donor/Recipient Pairs Identified Using BiologicTx's Matchgrid Software TOTOWA, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiologicTx(®) today announced their participation in Florida's first 3-way Kidney Paired Donation transplant exchange utilizing BiologicTx's proprietary matching software, Matchgrid(TM). The landmark surgical procedures happened on July 9 at the Miami Transplant Institute, located at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Fla....

2014-07-17 12:29:58

TOTOWA, N.J., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiologicTx(®) was selected as the specialty pharmacy for the observational treatment registry study to evaluate the long-term treatment effects of immune globulin intravenous (IGIV) maintenance therapy on donor specific antibodies (DSA) in renal transplant recipients. Study sponsors are Databean of Mount Vernon, NY and eMax Health of White Plains, NY. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130520/LA16505LOGO The clinical trial involves ten...

2014-07-15 23:05:42

Susan Nelson retires after 20 years serving AST and the transplant community, succeeded by executive director, Libby McDannell. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The American Society of Transplantation (AST), representing the majority of professionals engaged in the field of organ transplantation, today announced that Susan Nelson will be retiring as Executive Vice President later this year. Nelson, who has served in her leadership role since 1994, played a crucial part in the...

2014-07-14 12:27:15

Special happenings at this year's event: liver recipient meets her donor's family for the first time, baseball legend Vinny Castilla hosts children's area DENVER, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Denver's most celebrated and attended cause-related 5Ks, the Donor Dash, is celebrating 15 years this summer. Taking place July 20 in Denver's historic Washington Park, the Donor Dash is a run/walk to honor the lives of organ, eye and tissue donors, celebrate the lives of recipients and...

2014-07-08 23:15:45

Making it easier for patients to receive care close to home: Saint Luke's Kidney Transplant Satellite Clinic in Wichita will open in August 2014 to serve patients in the Wichita region who are in need of a kidney transplant. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 For more than 30 years, patients in need of a kidney transplant in Wichita and surrounding areas have been able to receive high-quality, excellent care close to home. Now Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City will maintain...

2014-07-08 23:15:40

HairTransplantAbroad.com, a premier hair restoration network offered by the VisitandCare.com company, announced today a global expansion to include strategic locations in ten new countries, including Mexico, Turkey, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Belgium, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, and the UK. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 HairTransplantAbroad.com, a premier hair restoration network offered by the VisitandCare.com company, announced today a global expansion to include...

2014-07-03 23:02:18

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Organ Preservation Solutions Market: Global Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/organ-preservation-solutions.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Transparency Market Research announced its new report on the Organ Preservation Solutions market that was first valued at USD 0.06 billion in 2012....

2014-07-02 16:24:34

Walkers offer hope to the nearly 200 Wyoming residents currently waiting for a lifesaving transplant CASPER, Wyo., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, Wyoming families of organ, eye and tissue donors and transplant recipients will participate in the annual Central Wyoming Fair and Rodeo Parade in downtown Casper on Tuesday, July 8. The Donate Life Wyoming parade entry, "Wyoming's Transplant Waiting List," will use walkers and balloons to represent the 184 Wyoming residents...


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