Navigation Links
American Society of Transplantation to Host Boston Pops and the Redford Family on May 30th to Raise Transplant Awareness
Date:3/16/2009

Tickets for "Share the Beat" Now Available

BOSTON, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- About 18 people die each day awaiting an organ transplant, but by raising awareness, the American Society of Transplantation (AST) hopes to lower this number. AST, a society dedicated to research, education and patient care in transplantation, is hosting Share the Beat, an inspirational evening of music and personal stories to benefit organ donation awareness and transplant research. Share the Beat, which premieres May 30, 2009, at Boston's Symphony Hall, will feature the Boston Pops with special guest appearances by liver recipient, James Redford and his father Robert Redford.

Share the Beat celebrates the hope in transplantation through music, inspiration and awareness. Composer John Williams, winner of multiple Academy Awards and Grammys, will conduct the Boston Pops. The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies recently enlisted Williams to compose a new work that was played by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Itzhak Perlman, pianist Gabriels Montero and Clarinetist Anthony McGill.

Previous Share the Beat celebrations have been held in Atlanta; Omaha, Neb.; Sundance and Provo, Utah; and Los Angeles. Through the years, a committed group of performers have donated their time to Share the Beat. Friends and supporters include: Tim McGraw, Phil Vassar, Bo Bice, James Denton, Mariska Hargitay, Katherine Heigl, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

"This is a wonderful opportunity for the community to enjoy the music of the Boston Pops and to be inspired by the personal stories of those whose lives were affected by transplantation," said Barbara Murphy, M.D., AST's President. "In fact, James Redford, who founded Share the Beat, received a liver transplant in 1993 after suffering complications from ulcerative colitis and the Redford family remains committed to increasing trans
'/>"/>

SOURCE AST
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. African American Health Alliance: On The Road to Health Reform
2. American College of Surgeons recognizes Mayo hospitals for exemplary outcomes
3. American College of Surgeons Recognizes Mayo Hospitals for Exemplary Outcomes
4. VIDEO From Medialink and the American Heart Association: Better Fats Benefit Heart Health
5. Food Safety Expert: Americans Not Aware of Ongoing Risk & Complications of Salmonella Poisoning
6. MIB Life Index Reports North American Life Insurance Activity up 1.1% in February
7. Meditor Pharmaceuticals (North American) Ltd. announces the closing of a merger agreement with American Medical Technologies, Inc.
8. Ozone Pollution Taking Toll on American Lives
9. American TeleCare, Inc. (ATI) Renews Agreements for its Telehealth Solutions with the Veterans Health Administration
10. A Registered Dietitian Can Help You Weather Economic Troubles Through Nutrition and Health, Says American Dietetic Association
11. American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) - Myths About Never Ending Pursuit of Patient Safety and Satisfaction Debunked
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... genetic variant specifically associated with the risk of ... per cent of all breast cancer cases. , ... sub-type, called invasive lobular carcinoma, gives researchers important ... kind of breast cancer, which can be missed ... in the journal PloS Genetics , was ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine ... Gaskins and Paul Kenis in the Institute of ... University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work ... a variety of cell functions including energy metabolism, ... roles in regulating normal cellular behavior, redox status ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... McCullers, MD, was recently invited to submit a ... Reviews Microbiology , one of the world,s foremost ... disease specialist, and chair of the Department of ... Center, analyzed the epidemiology and microbiology of co-infections ... well as more recent 2009 novel H1N1 pandemic. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... as many as 10 million older Americans suffer from ... isolation. , However, new research a project that ... for six years found that Internet use among ... more than 30 percent. , "That,s a very strong ... of telecommunication, information studies and media who led the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have discovered ... in an experimental model. The findings, reported in ... Abuse , may lead to more effective treatments ... one of the leading causes of illness and ... economic impact by limiting the productivity of workers ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer sub-type 2Health News:First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer sub-type 3Health News:Live cell imaging reveals distinct alterations of subcellular glutathione potentials 2Health News:Internet use can help ward off depression among elderly 2Health News:BUSM researchers find anti-seizure drug may reduce alcohol consumption 2
... ArvinMeritor (NYSE: ARM ) today announced that ... by Lin Cummins, senior vice president of Communications for ArvinMeritor, ... one of the most challenging economic times in history, I ... and individuals to help wipe out heart disease, the number ...
... positive cash flow from operationsBOSTON, Feb. 25 ... leader in radiology and medical image and information ... the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, ... Highlights Revenue : Total revenue for the ...
... New Veterans Health Council and Web Site Provide ... Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) today formally debuted ... families, and health professionals a new resource for ... served in the military. The Veterans Health ...
... discomfort, scientists say , , WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- ... the compound that gives chili peppers their fiery flavor, also ... study appearing Tuesday in the journal PLoS Biology , ... both pain and heat. , "The receptor acts like a ...
... University have precisely measured the impact of a high-fat ... dietary fat caused a 300 percent increase in metastasizing ... an imaging technique to document how increasing fat content ... Then they used another technique to count the number ...
... Medarex, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDX ) announced today ... 31, 2008. Medarex,s net loss for the year ended December ... compared to a net loss of $27.1 million, or ($0.21) ... a gain of $151.8 million, or $1.18 per share, from ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:ArvinMeritor Proud to Sponsor American Heart Association Campaign 2Health News:AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008 2Health News:AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008 3Health News:AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008 4Health News:AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008 5Health News:AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008 6Health News:AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008 7Health News:AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008 8Health News:AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008 9Health News:AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008 10Health News:AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008 11Health News:AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008 12Health News:AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008 13Health News:AMICAS Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008 14Health News:VVA Introduces Collaboration Between Veterans and Private Sector to Address Healthcare Needs for Vets 2Health News:New findings measure precise impact of fat on cancer spread 2Health News:New findings measure precise impact of fat on cancer spread 3Health News:Medarex Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 2Health News:Medarex Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 3Health News:Medarex Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 4Health News:Medarex Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 5Health News:Medarex Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 6Health News:Medarex Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 7Health News:Medarex Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 8Health News:Medarex Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 9Health News:Medarex Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 10Health News:Medarex Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 11Health News:Medarex Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 12
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014 AARP Foundation today announced it has ... suffering from the severe cold weather that has gripped much ... helping those in need; so to support these emergency relief ... to $250,000, which could mean up to $500,000 in aid. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: CLSN ) today ... to purchase an aggregate of approximately $15 million of ... offering, led by a dedicated health care fund. ... these investors pursuant to which the Company agreed to ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: ... Fair Trading (OFT) approval condition to the announced tender offer for ... As a result of the waiver, the transaction is ... the tender offer on January 24, 2014 following the currently scheduled ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 2AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 3Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 3
Endoscopes are also available in fully autoclavable models in 1.8, 2.7, 4.0. 5.0 and 10.0 mm diameters. Manufactured with precise swiss lenses. Built-in temperature measuring device to exactly determ...
Endoscopes are also available in fully autoclavable models in 1.8, 2.7, 4.0. 5.0 and 10.0 mm diameters. Manufactured with precise swiss lenses. Built-in temperature measuring device to exactly determ...
Endoscopes are also available in fully autoclavable models in 1.8, 2.7, 4.0. 5.0 and 10.0 mm diameters. Manufactured with precise swiss lenses. Built-in temperature measuring device to exactly determ...
Kleinert-Kutz Single Skin Hook, Large...
Medicine Products: