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OHSU surgeon implants donated tissue allografts
...nt with respect to providing their bodies to organ donation
programs in the entire country." Until recently...around the country to provide this special gift of donation
that enhances the life of the recipient is central to the JRF mission. We are pleased to partner wit...
Lower carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fueled power plants possible with technology development
...ring Professor Gary Rochelle and his research. The donation
will cover a six-year program to improve an existing process for capturing carbon dioxide so it uses at least 10 percent less energy. “The work we’re doing at The University of Texas at Austin will provide the technical understanding for companie...
Stem cell therapy shows promise in regenerating damaged muscle in heart attack patients
...types of cells in the appropriate environment. One donation
can produce billions of MSCs. The cells can be stored for years in a frozen state, ready to be used when they are needed." Adult stem cells are designed by nature to perform tissue repair in a mature adult. It is believed that these cells can be u...
Many couples choose to donate surplus embryos for stem cell research
...and address any concerns they might have had about donation
for research purposes. While the findings reflect ...not want to increase their family, 90% support the donation
of embryos to stem cell research in a Catholic country—and, most importantly, almost no couple wants...
Amgen introduces comprehensive financial assistance programs for cancer patients
...ation is one of the most generous oncology product donation
programs in the industry. Amgen also donates millions of dollars to independent third-party administered patient assistance programs to help reduce the financial burden for uninsured or low-income patients. These programs build on Amgen's Reimbu...
Two NIH initiatives launch intensive efforts to find roots of common diseases
...etwork (GAIN), is being launched with a $5 million donation
from Pfizer to set up the management structure and... these Perlegen-produced genotypes as an "in kind" donation
to the project. A similar arrangement will be worked out with Affymetrix. Federally funded genotypin...
Australian first to save sight
...of Victorians a year by extending the time between donation
and needing to perform the transplant. Thanks to ...ns Corneal Donation Service, said no other corneal donation
facility in Australia offered this kind of service. "Our ability to store the corneas for longer me...
Stem cell study for patients with heart attack damage seeks to regenerate heart muscle
...ypes of cells in the appropriate environment. One donation
can produce billions of MSCs. The cells can be stored for years in a frozen state, ready to be used when they are needed." Adult stem cells are designed by nature to perform tissue repair in a mature adult. It is believed that these cells can be use...
Past illegal blood donation in China linked to hepatitis C virus infection
...of central China has documented that illegal blood donation
practices led to high hepatitis C virus (HCV) infe...ctious Diseases, now available online. Some blood donation
facilities in rural China illegally pooled blood and reinfused compatible red blood cells to permit ...
Amphetamines reverse Parkinson's disease symptoms in mice
...onsored by the National Institutes of Health and a donation
from The Long Island Community Foundation, a division of The New York Community Trust. "This model is exciting because it allows us to examine the potential contribution of systems other than dopamine to Parkinson's disease," said Caron. "We may be ...
World-first Living Donor Islet Cell Transplant A Success; Procedure Offers Promise For Diabetics
...veric organ donors are scarce in Japan, and living donation
has very established roots in liver and kidney transplantation there. "Living donor islet transplants could allow many more desperate patients with type 1 diabetes to get successful islet transplants," says Dr. Shapiro. "The donor operation is relat...