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Revealed: girl of 13 is first child in Britain to receive artificial heart
Daring operation saved Chloe Narbonne after a failed transplant meant the device was the only way to keep her aliveChloe ’s story: one girl, four hearts and an NHS miracleA 13-year-old girl from Worcester is the first child in Britain to have received an artificial heart, the Guardian can reveal, after doctors decided it was the only way to save her life.Chloe Narbonne had the device installed in a complex nine-hour operation that involved 30 NHS staff at the Royal Brompton, a specialist heart and lung hospital in London. The artificial heart kept the then 12-year-old girl alive until a human heart became available a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 10, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Denis Campbell Health policy editor Tags: Organ donation NHS Health Society Children Science UK news Medical research Source Type: news

The Time is Now to Move Far Beyond the Pill
There has been a lot of talk about ‘beyond the pill'strategies for many years, as companies create services and solutions that are complementary to their drugs. More recently, with the many changes affecting healthcare, pharma companies are adjusting their business models and looking at strategies to improve patient outcomes and diversify revenue sources that go far beyond the pill.Wellness programs and chronic disease management are common approaches, offering opportunities for companies to increase customer engagement leading to improved outcomes. For example, Biogen has used Fitbits to monitor the walking activity...
Source: EyeForPharma - April 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dr Andree Bates Source Type: news

Bijou Phillips recovering after successful kidney surgery
After secretly battling a rare kidney condition for years, Bijou Phillips has finally received the lifesaving gift of a new kidney and is now recovering from her transplant. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Less Bleeding, Clotting With HeartMate 3 LVAD Less Bleeding, Clotting With HeartMate 3 LVAD
A 6-month secondary analysis shows fewer hemocompatibility-related problems with the newer device. A patient-focused scoring system for these outcomes was proposed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - April 7, 2017 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

HVAD Leads to Fewer Hemorrhagic Strokes Than HeartMate II HVAD Leads to Fewer Hemorrhagic Strokes Than HeartMate II
This study'will hammer home the importance of managing blood pressure,'said one expert, but'a 15% stroke rate is probably still unacceptable in our patient population,'said another.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - April 7, 2017 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

UK's first double hand transplant patient delights in writing letter to thank surgeon
Chris King describes getting his life back since surgery last year, as surgeon says he has progressed faster than anticipatedThe first person in the UK to undergo a double hand transplant has said writing a letter to thank his surgeon has been one the highlights of his first nine months since the operation – that, and being able to applaud his favourite rugby league team.Chris King, 57, described how he hadgot his life back since the surgery last July, when he became the second person to have a hand transplant at the UK ’s specialist centre for the operation at Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) and the first to hav...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 6, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Tess de la Mare and agencies Tags: Plastic surgery Organ donation Health Leeds Medical research UK news Science Society Source Type: news

ISHLT 2017: Medtronic HVAD trial misses primary endpoint, reports lowered stroke rates
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said today that results from the Endurance supplemental trial of its HVAD heart pump system did not meet its primary endpoint, but did report  lowered stroke rates compared to standard treatment. The trial aimed to evaluate the use of the HVAD system, which it picked up along with HeartWare last year, as a destination therapy for patients who require a left ventricular assist device and received improved blood pressure management, the Fridley, Minn.-based company said. Data from the study was presented at the 2017 International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Scientific Meeting in ...
Source: Mass Device - April 5, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cardiac Assist Devices Cardiovascular Clinical Trials HeartWare International Inc. Medtronic Source Type: news

GW Hospital gets to keep its kidney transplant program
George Washington University Hospital will get to keep its kidney transplant program after all. District regulators gave the final OK for transplant program this week following a challenge from Columbia-based MedStar Health Inc., which runs the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute in D.C. “We are thrilled with this vital decision to reaffirm our kidney transplant program which will all ow us to continue providing life-saving care that is addressing a critical need in Washington, D.C.,” said… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 5, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Uganda: Mulago Kidney Transplant Programme Hangs in Balance
[Monitor] Kampala -The much awaited start of kidney transplants at Mulago National Referral Hospital this year hangs in balance due to the absence of a law, expertise and delays in the renovation of the hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Consumer Health Tips: Living donor transplant
Living donor transplant There are about 6,000 organ transplants from living donors?in the U.S. each year. Kidney and liver are the most common types of living donor organ procedures, but living people also can donate blood, skin, bone marrow and other tissues for transplantation. Learn more about the different categories of living organ donation. *** [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 5, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Young Doctor Diagnosed With A Death Sentence Hopes To Cure Himself -- Before It's Too Late
David Fajgenbaum has nearly died five times. He’s had his last rites read to him, and he knows he could relapse at any moment. Still, the 32-year-old doctor doesn’t waste energy on self-pity. He can’t. He’s too busy trying to find a cure for the rare disease that’s come so close to killing him. “I realized that if I didn’t dedicate the rest of my life to trying to cure this disease, that no one else was going to do it,” Fajgenbaum said. “I didn’t have many more shots.” When Fajgenbaum was 25 and in his third year at the Perelman School of Medicine at t...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daughter, father celebrate 50-year milestone of kidney transplant at UCLA
Denice Lombard and her father, Ted, made history in 1967 by becoming one of the first father-daughter duos to survive kidney transplant surgery in the United States.Today, 50 years later, they both are thriving and are marking the anniversary of Denice ’s transplant surgery at UCLA to urge more people to consider becoming organ donors.“I am so very thankful to my dad for giving me the gift of life, not once, but twice,” said Denice, 62, who lives near Washington, D.C. “If you want living proof that kidney donors and their recipients can lead full, happy, healthy lives, just look at us.”For the...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 4, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Financial Incompatibility and Paired Kidney Exchange Financial Incompatibility and Paired Kidney Exchange
A paired kidney exchange program to increase living donor kidney transplantation raises ethical questions.American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - April 3, 2017 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Precision Medicine in Children Precision Medicine in Children
Get up-to-date on what there is to currently know regarding the application of precision medicine in the field of pediatrics.Pediatric Pharmacotherapy (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - April 3, 2017 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Time To Improve Transplant Access for Seniors with Blood Cancers
(MedPage Today) -- Two experts discuss barriers and ways to overcome them (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - April 1, 2017 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

The 'catch-22' of medical marijuana and organ transplants
A kidney patient was removed from an organ transplant waiting list in Maine due to a health risk associated with his use of medical marijuana, spurring an ethical debate that's changing laws across the nation. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lymphocytes a Factor in Anti-thymocyte Globulin Dosing After HCT Lymphocytes a Factor in Anti-thymocyte Globulin Dosing After HCT
Lymphocyte counts, not body weight, should be used to optimize dosing of anti-thymocyte globulin (ATG) after hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT), researchers in the Netherlands suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - March 31, 2017 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success
Title: Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant SuccessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/30/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/31/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - March 31, 2017 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Worse Waitlist, Liver Transplant Outcomes for 18- to 24-Year-Olds Worse Waitlist, Liver Transplant Outcomes for 18- to 24-Year-Olds
Compared with younger and somewhat older liver transplant candidates, 18- to 24-year-olds have poorer waitlist and posttransplant outcomes, researchers in Seattle say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 30, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success
Study found the closer the match between donor and recipient, the better the outcome Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Kidney Transplantation (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success
THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 -- Weight and gender differences between donors and recipients can affect the success of kidney transplants, a new study says. Researchers reviewed data from more than 115,000 people in the United States who received a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 30, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

HCV Testing Still Lags
Hepatitis C virus is the leading indication for liver transplant in the US. Is it time for state-mandated HCV testing? (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - March 30, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Michael Smith Tags: Hepatitis C Source Type: news

Is Fibrinogen Useful in High-Risk Cardiac Surgery? Is Fibrinogen Useful in High-Risk Cardiac Surgery?
Dr Macario comments on a study examining the effect of using fibrinogen to control intraoperative blood loss in patients during high-risk cardiac surgery, published in JAMA.Medscape Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - March 30, 2017 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Anesthesiology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Bella is back, thanks to a very special kidney
Bella received a kidney transplant from a living donor — her dad, Bill. When they boarded the flight to Hawaii, Nancie and Bill had no idea their 12-year-old daughter was days away from being diagnosed with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). It was spring break and everyone was excited for the family adventure to begin. The day before the trip, Bella saw a local orthopedic specialist after feeling pain and weakness in her legs. She otherwise felt well, but with softball season approaching, she didn’t want to risk injury. The specialist drew blood and was hoping to have some answers for the family upon their return...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - March 30, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jenny Fernandez Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Dr. Nancy Rodig end-stage renal disease kidney transplant Kidney Transplant Program living donor Source Type: news

Kidney transplants: White blood cells control virus replication
(University of Basel) Certain white blood cells play an important role in bringing a harmful virus under control after kidney transplantations. The results of a research group at the Department of Biomedicine at the University of Basel and University Hospital Basel could contribute to improving control of immunosuppression, avoiding transplant rejection and developing relevant vaccines. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 30, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success
Study found the closer the match between donor and recipient, the better the outcome (Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - March 30, 2017 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Nephrology, Reproductive Medicine, Nutrition, Organ Transplants, News, Source Type: news

Duke ’s short lung transplant list saves CF patient
Treatment TermsCystic fibrosisPulmonary rehabilitationLung transplant CategoriesAdvanced treatments SEO Meta Description Cystic fibrosis patient Aimee Driscoll was given just hours to live. With no donor lungs available near her home in Maine, she was flown to Duke. Author MaryAnn Fletcher Overview Cystic fibrosis patient Aimee Driscoll was given just hours to live. With no donor lungs available near her home in Maine, she was flown to Duke. Hero Imageaimee_driscoll_blog.jpg Preview Image Content Blocks Section Header Image/Videoaimee_driscoll_blog2b.jpg Section Features Images/Media Text Content Header Hig...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - March 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: mf205 at duke.edu Source Type: news

'Brave Gowns' Let Kids In The Hospital Dress Like Superheroes And Rock Stars
After her brother died from pediatric cancer when he was just 10 years old, Summer Germann vowed to give back to kids in the hospital. Now, she’s providing young patients with more options than the average hospital attire with “Brave Gowns.” With help from graphic designers, Germann turns hospital gowns into colorful and fun creations. Patients can choose from designs that make them look like mermaids, superheroes, rock stars, baseball players and more.  Germann told The Huffington Post that she felt motivated to do something for kids with cancer and various other diseases that require them to stay ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liver Transplantation for Patients With Alcoholic Hepatitis Liver Transplantation for Patients With Alcoholic Hepatitis
Liver transplantation for patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis remains a controversial issue. What medical and ethical questions should be considered?Liver International (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - March 28, 2017 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Pioneering stem cell gene therapy cures infants with bubble baby disease
FINDINGSUCLA researchers have developed a stem cell gene therapy cure for babies born with adenosine deaminase-deficient severe combined immunodeficiency, a rare and life-threatening condition that can be fatal within the first year of life if left untreated.In a phase 2 clinical trial led by Dr. Donald Kohn of the  Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA, all nine babies were cured. A 10th trial participant was a teenager at the time of treatment and showed no signs of immune system recovery. Kohn’s treatment method, a stem cell gene therapy that safely restores ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 27, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Kidney-donation pals celebrate transplant op success
The best friends are now planning a skydive and a "few beers" after a successful kidney transplant. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Kidney Patients Battling for Their Lives in Sokoto
[Daily Trust] They are existing on life survival machines but hope, with fervent prayers and financial support, they would survive their life threatening disease. This is the story of two patients with malfunctioning kidneys who are undergoing dialysis as their only option for survival because they can afford kidney transplant. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

GI Manifestations of Autosomal-Dominant PKD GI Manifestations of Autosomal-Dominant PKD
Gastrointestinal manifestations play a significant role in autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease, particularly in older patients. Review the effects on the digestive system in this article.Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Overweight young men 'more likely to get severe liver disease'
Conclusion This cohort study aimed to assess whether a high BMI in late adolescence is associated with an increased risk of severe liver disease and liver cancer in later life. The researchers generally found a higher BMI was associated with an increased risk of severe liver disease, including liver cancer. A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes during follow-up was associated with a further increased risk of severe liver disease, regardless of BMI at the start of the study. This study included a very large population, and has used reliable sources of data for medical diagnoses and cause of death. But there are limitations to ...
Source: NHS News Feed - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity Cancer Source Type: news

New Score Predicts Adult Heart Transplant Waitlist Mortality New Score Predicts Adult Heart Transplant Waitlist Mortality
A new four-variable score accurately predicts one-year mortality for adults awaiting heart transplant, researchers from France report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - March 20, 2017 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Family Of Boy Struggling After Heart Transplant Now Losing Home
BOSTON (CBS) — The family of a little boy who is fighting to survive after a heart transplant recently got some more bad news after an already rough year – they found out their home will have to be torn down due to a mold infestation. Five-year-old Ari “Danger” Schultz, who had a congenital heart defect, received a new heart earlier this month at Boston Children’s Hospital after waiting 211 days. But the family is facing new challenges, and says they need help now more than ever. It started with Ari fighting acute rejection after his transplant. “Ari is struggling mightily,” ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Ari Schultz Heart Transplant Schultz family Source Type: news

Minnesota woman explains donating husband's face
Lilly Ross from Minnesota was faced with an agonizing decision: her husband was a match for a man awaiting a face transplant and the choice to donate was up to her. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Outcomes of Reprioritized Liver Transplant Candidates Outcomes of Reprioritized Liver Transplant Candidates
How does Share 35 allocation impact waitlist outcomes among liver transplant candidates?American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - March 20, 2017 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Paying it 26.2 miles forward
There is a spot on the Boston Marathon route called “The Liver Mile.” It’s where the grind begins, where the storied course starts to tests runners and where legs often weary from pounding 16.8 miles of punishing roads. Yet, it’s also where 21-year-old Tom Williams, a liver transplant recipient from Dracut, Massachusetts, first fell in love with the idea of running the Boston Marathon. “I wasn’t thinking about the difficulty of it,” he says. “I was just thinking, I want to run for other people who are sick.” Located in front of Newton-Wellesley Hospital, “The...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - March 15, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Emily Williams Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Boston Marathon Dr. Heung-Bae Kim Dr. Khashavar Vakili Liver transplant Liver Transplant Program Pediatric Transplant Center (PTC) primary sclerosing cholangitis Source Type: news

Toddler gets special escort for heart transplant in snowstorm
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said a 23-month-old safely made the trip between two hospitals some 80 miles apart (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aggressive Resuscitation of DOA Patients Not Entirely Futile Aggressive Resuscitation of DOA Patients Not Entirely Futile
Aggressively resuscitating patients who are “ dead on arrival ” is not always futile, and has the unexpected benefit of increasing the donor organ pool, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - March 14, 2017 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

UCLA performed most heart and lung transplants in the United States in 2016
Amanda GriswoldUCLA heart and lung transplants teams. UCLA performed the highest combined number of heart and lung transplants among all U.S. medical centers in 2016, according to United Network for Organ Sharing data, a nonprofit that manages the nation ’s organ transplant system.UCLA ’s thoracic transplant program performed 170 transplants during the 12-month period: 103 adult lung transplants, 58 adult heart transplants and nine pediatric heart transplants, according to UNOS.“This accomplishment is a tribute to our dedicated surgeons, physicians, nurses and allied health care professionals who are...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 14, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Cystic fibrosis patients live 10 years longer in Canada
Although the neighboring countries have the same proportion of cystic fibrosis patients, Canadians are far more likely to receive a lung transplant than Americans with the same incurable disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report: The best (and worst) transplant programs in Massachusetts
Six months after beating records for performing the most heart transplants than any other hospital in New England, Tufts Medical Center has earned bragging rights to one of the best transplant programs in the country in a national, annual report. According to data released from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients this year, Tufts Medical Center's heart transplant program was rated a five — or better than expected. The hospital was the only one in Massachusetts to score a five in any… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 13, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Report: The best (and worst) transplant programs in Massachusetts
Six months after beating records for performing the most heart transplants than any other hospital in New England, Tufts Medical Center has earned bragging rights to one of the best transplant programs in the country in a national, annual report. According to data released from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients this year, Tufts Medical Center's heart transplant program was rated a five — or better than expected. The hospital was the only one in Massachusetts to score a five in any… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 13, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Cost of Kidney Dialysis in Sub-Saharan Africa Cost of Kidney Dialysis in Sub-Saharan Africa
Up to one-fourth of adults in sub-Saharan Africa suffer from chronic kidney disease and only a small fraction ever reach a dialysis treatment center, a new study finds.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - March 11, 2017 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Tufts Surgeons Perform 2 Double Transplants On Same Day
BOSTON (CBS) – A rare combined series of transplants for two men on the same day, and thanks to the expertise at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, both patients are on the verge of going home. Both men needed heart and kidney transplants, and with those two organs, you can’t transplant one without the other. That’s because without a healthy heart the kidney transplant may fail and vice versa. But what makes this story so unusual is that the organs became available on the same day. So Tufts transplant teams had to go into overdrive. “I had no strength. I wasn’t able to do any of the things I u...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Watch Listen double transplant Mallika Marshall Tufts Medical Center Source Type: news

Guest Comment: Second regional kidney center needed
In 2015, my family and I made a major contribution to help open a kidney transplant center at George Washington University Hospital. We believed that this gift was essential in providing Washington, D.C., and area residents fighting kidney disease a life-giving resource that would enable them to seek out and secure transplants – something only available before at one single Washington hospital center. As a two-time recipient of a kidney transplant, I understand full well how critical transplants… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ronald D. Paul Source Type: news

Guest Comment: Second regional kidney center needed
In 2015, my family and I made a major contribution to help open a kidney transplant center at George Washington University Hospital. We believed that this gift was essential in providing Washington, D.C., and area residents fighting kidney disease a life-giving resource that would enable them to seek out and secure transplants – something only available before at one single Washington hospital center. As a two-time recipient of a kidney transplant, I understand full well how critical transplants… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 9, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ronald D. Paul Source Type: news