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2014-05-22 04:21:28

HORSHOLM, Denmark, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion recommending the granting of a marketing authorization for Envarsus® for the prevention of organ rejection in adult transplant patients in the European Union (EU). The positive opinion is for both kidney and liver transplant recipients and includes both the...

2014-05-21 23:03:56

XynManagement and OTTR (Organ Transplant Tracking Record) Chronic Care Solutions will integrate the XynSightTM suite of data analysis tools with OTTR longitudinal patient tracking products and services to enhance the ability of transplant professionals to assess candidate and donor risk, track and monitor center-level performance in real time, and improve patient care. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 XynManagement and OTTR (Organ Transplant Tracking Record) Chronic Care Solutions will...

2014-05-20 12:32:58

Employee feedback ranks organ procurement agency on the coveted Denver Post list DENVER, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Donor Alliance, the federally designated, non-profit organ procurement organization serving Colorado and most of Wyoming, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Denver Post Top Workplaces. The notable list is determined based on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on...

2014-05-09 20:22:24

Gase, a NASCAR Nationwide Series Driver, raises awareness about organ, eye and tissue donation by driving the Donate Life® racecar CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AlloSource (allosource.org), one of the nation's largest providers of skin, bone and soft tissue allografts for use in surgical procedures, and the world's largest processor of cellular bone allografts, hosted Joey Gase, a NASCAR Nationwide Series Driver and donor son, with the Limb Preservation...

2014-05-06 08:32:48

Lung Biotechnology Also Makes $50M Equity Investment in SGI LA JOLLA, Calif. and SILVER SPRING, Md., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI), a privately held company developing and commercializing genomic driven advancements in a variety of industries, and Lung Biotechnology Inc., a subsidiary of United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR), today announced they have entered into a multi-year research and development agreement to develop humanized pig organs...

2014-04-29 23:12:43

The heart and liver transplantation programs at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, are the region’s best in patient care quality, according to the latest report by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR). Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The heart and liver transplantation programs at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, are the region’s best in patient care quality, according to the latest...

2014-04-28 16:31:53

Daughter Donates Kidney to Mother in Hollywood, Florida HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month not only marks Mother's Day for Michele Giordano, but also her 55(th) birthday, and she will be celebrating the most precious gift of all--the kidney she will be receiving in a living-donor transplant from her 22-year-old daughter, Jenna. The 22-year-old is honoring her mother by giving her the gift of life. "I feel incredibly blessed and happy to have someone who...

2014-04-28 12:31:12

- Study published online in Liver Transplantation - HORSHOLM, Denmark, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced the publication of a Phase II study demonstrating conversion from twice-daily tacrolimus to once-daily Envarsus(®) in stable liver transplant patients in Liver Transplantation. Key points: -- Envarsus(®) is an extended release formulation of tacrolimus designed for once-daily dosing, flatter pharmacokinetics and greater...

2014-04-24 16:29:22

OAKLAND, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organ donation. It's a topic that usually comes up only under the most dire circumstances. When we consider, however, that just one donor has the potential to save the lives of eight people -- and enhance the lives of 100 more -- stories of lives changed by organ donation seem that much more important to share. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Bob's story For more than 50 years, Bob Maggiore has found solace in time...

2014-04-22 04:21:29

"I was completely shocked," recalls Tiernee Gonzalez of Ohio. "I found out that it wasn't the end, that I had another chance at life." TUCSON, Ariz., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Tiernee Allegra Gonzalez, 21, was discharged from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center on Monday, April 14, 2014 she left with a new human heart and, as physicians had hoped, a fully recovered kidney. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76846 The heart transplant and the revitalized kidney...


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