Investigational Urine NGAL Biomarker Shows Promise to Monitor Cyclosporine Toxicity in Cardiac Transplant Patients
... meeting today indicates that monitoring cardiac transplant
patients with the Urine NGAL assay on Abbott's ... at the University of Toronto, eleven heart transplant
patients were treated with anti-rejection drug ... toxicity in the kidneys following heart transplant
Abbott is currently ...
Serial Monitoring With ImmuKnow(R) is Useful in the Risk Assessment of Kidney Transplant Recipients
... this study will be presented during the American transplant
Congress in Boston, MA May 30 - June 3, 2009
... in determining rejection or infection in kidney transplant
recipients. Patients were randomly selected after ... tool for helping clinicians manage their transplant
patients," added Dr. Phillip Ruiz, author and ...
Astellas Receives FDA Approval for Use of Prograf(R) (Tacrolimus) in Conjunction With Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) in Kidney Transplant Recipients
... for the prevention of organ rejection in kidney transplant
recipients. Prograf is a cornerstone therapy for preventing transplant
rejection in liver, kidney and heart transplant
recipients. The approval came on May 19, 2009 in ...
Chad Ronholdt Joins LABS Inc.
... 29 /PRNewswire/ -- LABS Inc., one of the premier transplant
reference and consultative laboratories in the ... forward."
LABS Inc. has been serving the transplant
community for more than 25 years in the areas of ...
About LABS Inc.
LABS Inc. is a premier transplant
medicine reference laboratory bringing ...
American Transplant Congress 2009
... 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The ninth annual American transplant
Congress 2009 (ATC) is the premier educational ... meeting, sponsored by the American Society of transplant
Surgeons (ASTS) and the American Society of ... more information about the American Society of transplant
Surgeons, visit www.asts.org . Learn more about ...
Transplant Program Tops in Expected One-Year Survival Rate
... Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's
program at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) was
one of only two transplant
programs nationwide that consistently ... an independent report that assessed 122 transplant
centers over a five-year
Study Shows Machine Perfusion Significantly Improves Transplant Results
... machine perfusion can play in improving kidney transplant
outcomes," said David Kravitz, Chief Executive ... that the odds of a delay in kidney function post transplant
were reduced by almost half when machine ... the number of those waiting for a life-saving transplant
has passed 100,000," said Joseph Vassalotti, MD, ...
Kidneys for Transplant Function Earlier and Last Longer When Preserved in a Machine Compared to the Traditional Box of Ice
... in turn will put pressure on the already long transplant
"This is a truly important finding for the thousands of people on transplant
waiting lists around the world", said Rutger ... investigator for the trial and Professor of transplant
Surgery at the University Medical Center ...
AlloSource, Tissue Recipient Join 'Stars of Life' Affected by Organ and Tissue Donation Aboard Donate Life Float in 2009 Rose Parade(R)
... including living donors, donor families, transplant
recipients and transplant
The AlloSource-sponsored float ... of Life" float with 25 other riders including transplant
recipients, living donors, and family members of ...
Hawaii LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. John D. Olkowski Qualifies and Lists with Trusted LASIK Surgeons
... IntraLase Enabled Keratoplasty, a form of corneal transplant
surgery that underscores his surgical skills in ... Enabled Keratoplasty in Hawaii, a form of corneal transplant
surgery that underscores his expert surgical ... care needs, including LASIK, Cataract and Corneal transplant
Surgeries. The Medical Director and Chief ...
"Put Down the BBQ Ribs, We've Found You a Donor Heart," Nurse Tells Patient : Ohio Father near Death Gets Second Chance at Life with CardioWest™ temporary Total Artificial Heart
... only options were to receive an immediate heart transplant
or, if a matching donor heart couldn't be found, ... diet and exercise helped make him a healthier transplant
"Before I got transplanted, ... is currently approved as a bridge to human heart transplant
for patients dying from end stage biventricular ...
AST Endorses Istanbul Declaration to End Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism
... Declaration of Istanbul on Organ
Trafficking and transplant
Tourism. The Declaration of Istanbul affirms ... Dr.
Harmon attended the International Summit on transplant
Tourism and Organ
Trafficking in May as the AST's ... About AST
The AST is an organization of transplant
professionals dedicated to
research, education, ...
NxStage Announces Access to Demographic and Outcomes Information for the Growing U.S. Daily Home Hemodialysis Patient Population
correlation with survival and kidney transplant
relative to that observed
with conventional ... ), include the
-- Survival and transplant
rates are notably higher among the ... addressed.
In compiling the survival and kidney transplant
captured mortality data from ...
Stem Cell Transplantation Research at The Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center Aims to Develop 'Designer' Transplants
... One of the major risks of an allogeneic transplant
(one that uses stem
cells removed from a donor) ... whether the theoretical
manipulation of a transplant
by removing donor T cells that might launch ... research will enable us to
predict before the transplant
what kind of a response we would get in a
Genzyme Files Applications for Approval of Mozobil in the United States and Europe
... a process that
destroys bone marrow. A stem cell transplant
is required to replenish
blood-forming bone ... a healthy person needs.
Currently, before a transplant
can take place, patients may receive a
prescribed ... for a transplant.
In order for the transplant
to take place, a minimum number of
Genzyme Reports Strong First-Quarter Growth
... kidney disease indications.
-- Within the transplant
business, first-quarter sales of Thymoglobulin(R) ... peak annual sales of the product in the transplant
setting of $400 million. Mozobil is an ... and predictably prepare cancer patients for a transplant
to treat their disease. Genzyme is also ...
JCI table of contents: April 22, 2008
... by transplantation with islet cells. However, transplant
recipients must be treated with a drug regimen, ... leading them to suggest that this contributes to transplant
In the study, the T cell loss caused ... protein (GAD65) expressed by islet cells. In two transplant
recipients studied, two of the drugs in the ...
Immune Function in Adult Heart Transplant Patients Reflects Risk for Organ Rejection and Infection
... to closely reflect the immune function of the transplant
and patient risk for organ rejection ... studied the
immune function of 76 adult heart transplant
patients. A total of 170
ImmuKnow assays were ... "Immune function monitoring of adult heart transplant
the ImmuKnow assay may have the ...
LifeNet Health Saves 303 Lives and Restores Health to 265,967 Patients in 2007
... approximately 80 hospitals, including
five organ transplant
centers in its service area, to facilitate ... die
each week waiting for a life-saving organ transplant
that doesn't come in
time. Virginians can sign up ... thousands of people who are waiting for an
or a life-enhancing tissue transplant." Organs ...
New Independent Research Study Indicates That Cylex's ImmuKnow Test May Identify Kidney Transplant Patients at Risk for Early Acute Rejection
... patients that may be at risk for early
rejection and unstable kidney function in the ... which was
authored by members of the kidney transplant
programs at Duke University
Medical Center ... or
This study of 126 kidney transplant
patients was designed to evaluate
the association ...
CryoLife Responds to Inaccurate Assertions from Plaintiff's Attorney
... who contracted an infection
following a transplant
of a meniscal allograft in December 2006. ... several previous knee operations. A
is often recommended as the last resort before total
knee replacement surgery. When a meniscal transplant
is contemplated, it is
routine medical procedure ...
Astellas Pharma US, Inc. and The International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS) Collaborate on Content for Transplant Experience Program
... program offers unique resources to empower transplant
patients and their ... field of transplantation, and
The International transplant
Nurses Society (ITNS), a leading ... further materials for the multi-award-winning transplant
program -- a comprehensive, ...
Breakthrough research identifies how cells from pigs may cure diabetes
... sections of the Transplantation Society the Cell transplant
Society (CTS), the International Pancreas and Islet transplant
Association (IPITA) and the International ... issues, researchers are now working to transplant
porcine islets in an engineered pre-vascularized, ...
Five Cord Blood Transplant Centers in Catalonia and Valencia Join a Study to Test a New Technique to Treat Leukemia and Lymphoma
Together, we hope to demonstrate the advantage of the StemEx transplant
patients," said Dr. David Snyder, vice president of clinical ... patients with blood cancers in an international pivotal trial at
centers in the U.S., Europe and Israel. StemEx has orphan
drug designation ...
Kiadis Pharma Reports ATIR(TM) Clinical Data, Further Supporting its Potential in Mismatched Bone Marrow Transplantations
... No immune suppressants were used,
which is in contrast to conventional transplant
procedures. Nevertheless, no
cases of severe grade III/IV acute GvHD ... patients in the higher dose
cohorts show high survival rates (75%) with no transplant
These results show that the selective ...
Gen-Probe Completes Acquisition of Tepnel Life Sciences
... - Transaction Brings Growth Opportunities in transplant
Diagnostics, Genetic Testing and Pharmaceutical Services, Accelerates ... "We believe this acquisition brings Gen-Probe new growth opportunities in transplant
diagnostics, genetic testing and pharmaceutical services, and also ...
Sangamo BioSciences Initiates Phase 1 Trial of CCR5-ZFP Therapeutic to Treat HIV/AIDS
... patient who had both HIV infection and leukemia and received a bone marrow transplant
from a donor carrying the CCR5 mutation. After the successful bone marrow ... by naturally occurring mutations in man and the recent bone marrow transplant
report," commented Dale Ando, M.D., Sangamo's vice president of ...
Don't Wait - Do It Now!(TM) Become an Organ and Tissue Donor
... daily. In Ohio, nearly 3,000 people are waiting for a life
saving organ transplant
and many more are in need of tissue. Four Ohioans die
each week waiting ... the Ohio Department of Public Safety
and the Minority Organ and Tissue transplant
About Second Chance Trust Fund
Rigel Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Clinical Update
... Rigel will move forward with another selective Jak3
inhibitor compound for transplant
rejection. Rigel expects to select this
new Jak3 inhibitor compound by the end of 2008. Rigel will proceed on its
own with this compound in transplant
rejection. Rigel does not plan to
start a second rheumatoid arthritis ...
Five New Clinical Studies Show Value of Masimo PVI & PI
... of Pleth Variability Index to Detect Preload Changes in
Orthotopic Liver transplant
Patients(3)-A1605, Presented: October 22, 2008,
8:00-9:30 a.m., Room 230C
... of Pleth Variability Index to Detect Preload Changes in
Orthotopic Liver transplant
Patients. Christopher Wray, M.D., Jack Buckley,
M.D., Derek Kwan, B.S., ...
CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank is Proud to Announce that Cord Blood Pioneer and Leading Transplanter Dr. Eliane Gluckman has Joined its Team
... pioneering physician
who performed the world's first successful cord blood transplant
donor) in 1988. In fact, leaders from the international cord ... Cord Blood
Bank at Duke. She performed the first successful cord blood transplant
an unrelated donor in 1993 and has since performed 900 umbilical cord ...
Stem Cell Transplantation Program at Hackensack University Medical Center: First in Nation to Receive Joint Commission Certification for Quality and First in New Jersey to be Named a Blue Distinction(R) Center for Specialty Care.
... John Theurer Cancer Center each
year to undergo a life-saving stem cell transplant
at the program. Last
year, the program reported outcomes success rates of ... and societies, including the Center for International Blood and
Research and the Foundation for the Accreditation of
Cellular Therapy. In ...
Highlights of Economic and Business Growth in the Tampa Bay Region
... Ground on Tampa Bay Ocular Research Center
The Lions Eye Institute for transplant
& Research broke ground recently
on a 12,000-square-foot ocular research ... will
allow the institute to provide more corneal transplants. Its transplant
research development facility procures, prepares and distributes human ...
Kiadis Pharma Reports Successful End of Phase II Meeting With FDA for Reviroc
... transplants for patients with end stage blood cancer.
An autologous transplant
uses the patient's own bone marrow to serve as a
graft. Bone-marrow ... treatment. This is often caused by
the presence of cancer cells in the transplant
and the fact that the
patients' own white blood cells does not fight the ...
JCI table of contents: Dec. 3, 2007
... warranty on your new lung: Artery reattachment may be the key to long-term transplant
Small-airway fibrosis, the chronic scarring and subsequent ... Alto Health Care System.
Lung transplantation is the only same-species transplant
surgery not followed by reconnection of the arteries, a process known as ...
DOR BioPharma Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for orBec(R) for the Treatment of Chronic Gastrointestinal GVHD
... Cancer Research Center. The second trial was a 129-patient pivotal Phase 3 multi-center clinical trial conducted at 16 leading bone marrow/stem cell transplant
centers in the United States and France. Although orBec(R) did not achieve statistical significance in the primary endpoint of its pivotal trial, ...
DOR BioPharma Announces Publication of orBec(R) Clinical Pulmonary Data in Bone Marrow Transplantation
... these observations suggest that a metabolite of oral BDP may be having a beneficial anti-inflammatory effect in the lungs of hematopoietic cell transplant
recipients," stated Jason W. Chien, MD, MS, Assistant Member, Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "There was ...
Printing New Organs: Foundation Funds Medical Technology That Replicates Human Tissue
Organovo, Inc. is a seed-stage regenerative medicine company that applies proprietary organ printing technology to solve critical problems in transplant
medicine, cardiovascular medicine, tissue repair, and medical research. Organovo aims to solve complex medical problems with one overarching goal: to ...
RSCI Announces World-Leading Stem Cell Science Advisory Board
... olfactory stem cells harvested from the patient's own nose, Dr. Lima transplants the cells at the spinal cord break utilizing the successful OMA transplant
surgical procedure he developed. He was the first doctor in the world whose treatments, coupled with extensive rehabilitation therapy, created the ...
Roche Venture Fund, Enterprise Ireland Commit EUR3.3 M to Opsona Series B Financing
... Proceeds will support the advancement of Opsona's clinical trials
targeting inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and solid
rejection. It will also be used to improve Opsona's
capability to clinically evaluate novel compounds for in-licensing aimed at
treating autoimmune ...