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2014-06-30 08:29:40

- Result seen across stable and de novo kidney transplant patients - HORSHOLM, Denmark, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced that once-daily Envarsus(®) XR (tacrolimus extended-release tablets), an investigational new drug under FDA review for the prevention of organ rejection in adult kidney transplant patients, demonstrated a lower treatment failure rate in African-Americans compared with twice-daily tacrolimus (Prograf(®)). These study...

2014-06-27 16:23:56

Dunn receives 2014 Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Cryolife Achievement Award DENVER, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sue Dunn, president and CEO of Donor Alliance, is the 2014 recipient of the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) Cryolife Achievement Award, a national distinction. Donor Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. As the organ and tissue procurement agency for...

2014-06-25 23:06:31

Transplant Village, a group of organ transplant patients and families from Northwestern Medicine, is the official beneficiary of the 2014 Chicago Sharkfest Swim which will take place on August 9, 2014 at 9:00 AM at Ohio Street Beach. The funds raised will help Transplant Village fulfill its ongoing mission to support research at Northwestern Medicine’s Comprehensive Transplant Center (CTC) which has saved over 4,000 lives. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The members of...

2014-06-25 08:27:04

Web Series Provides Latinos with Culturally-Relevant Information on Life-Saving Medical Procedure LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mendez National Institute of Transplantation Foundation (MNITF) announced that its telenovela-style web series, Fixing Paco, has been nominated for three 2014 Imagen Awards for Best Web Series: Drama; Comedy; and Reality or Informational. Funded by the UniHealth Foundation, Fixing Paco provides dialysis patients and their families with...

2014-06-12 23:14:32

Dr. Prakash Rao accepts award from the National Kidney Registry for the work of NJ Sharing Network Transplant Laboratory. New Providence, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 NJ Sharing Network’s state-of-the-art lab has received the National Kidney Registry’s “Excellence in Teamwork Award” for its participation in the longest kidney swap of 2013. NJ Sharing Network participated in “Chain 221,” the second longest chain in the history of kidney transplants with 56 participants, through...

2014-06-11 12:28:22

Bill Wohl lives a busy, active life participating in Transplant Games and competitions, including triathlons, while promoting organ donation TUCSON, Ariz., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scottsdale, Arizona resident Bill Wohl is still going strong after he nearly died of heart failure 15 years ago, but received a second chance at life made possible by the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart as a bridge to a donor heart transplant....

2014-06-10 16:26:56

Fun and frank campaign includes new website, game and community outreach DENVER, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycle Yourself Colorado, a new initiative to educate 15-25 year old residents about organ, eye and tissue donation in fresh ways, will launch this weekend at the internationally renowned Denver Comic Con. With a quirky and age-appropriate approach, the campaign aims to inspire Colorado millennials to think about donation and transplantation, and encourages them to...

2014-06-03 16:25:04

HORSHOLM, Denmark, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced the hiring of senior level management in preparation for potential U.S. commercialization of Envarsus(®) XR (tacrolimus extended-release tablets) an investigational new drug under FDA review for the prevention of organ rejection in adult kidney transplant patients. Key points: -- Envarsus( )XR is an extended release formulation of tacrolimus being designed for once-daily...

2014-05-30 23:04:23

NJ Sharing Network 5K Walk/Race Set to Attract Thousands New Providence, NJ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 More than 300 teams comprising an estimated 9,000 participants will hit the pavement in New Providence on Sunday, June 8th, for the fourth-annual 5K Walk and USATF Certified Race, the largest fundraiser of the year for NJ Sharing Network. The theme will be: “To Remember. To Honor. To Give Hope.” The fun-filled family event will include music, awards, prizes and activities for all ages. The...

2014-05-27 08:28:05

Lexi Henderson is the First Florida Patient to Receive the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart & the Youngest Patient Discharged on the Freedom Portable Driver so She Can Wait for Her Matching Donor Heart Away from the Hospital TUCSON, Ariz., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nalexia "Lexi" Henderson made history when she was discharged from University of Florida (UF) Health Shands Children's Hospital April 18, 2014, two days before her 17th birthday....


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