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How First ‘Vouchers’ in UCLA Kidney Donation Program Led to 25 Lifesaving Transplants

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A new UCLA-led study published in the September issue of the peer-reviewed journal Transplantation traces how the first three “kidney voucher” cases led to 25 lifesaving kidney transplants across the United States.

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Leukemia Patient Meets Donor Who Saved His Life

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Leukemia survivor Jeffrey Hoffman owes his life to a complete stranger who altruistically donated bone marrow cells for Mr. Hoffman's successful bone marrow transplant. "It was a very noble thing to do," Mr. Hoffman said. On September 10, 2017, Mr. Hoffman (left) met his donor, Zachary Gold (right), for the first time, during Loyola Medicine's Bone Marrow TransplantCelebration of Survivorship. About 400 patients, family members, caregivers, donors, doctors and nurses attended the annual event at Loyola’s Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center.

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Kidney Transplants Are Lifesaving for Some Lupus Patients

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University of Rhode Island Research Examines Cause of Kidney Transplant Failures

Nisanne Ghonemi's research seeks to address a universal problem in kidney transplant surgery that can result in failure of the organ graft. Her research will explore the use of a class of drugs known as prostacyclins to reduce ischemia-reperfusion injury to a transplanted kidney from a deceased patient that can result in failure of the organ graft.

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Kidney Transplant Surgeon Jayme Locke Available to Discuss Significance & Importance of Selena Gomez Having a Living Donor

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Selena Gomez Kidney Transplant: Leading Transplant Experts Available for Interview/Comment

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Department of Homeland Security Chooses ASU to Lead Its Newest Center of Excellence

The Department of Homeland Security has turned to ASU researchers for help developing advanced tools that will improve operations in DHS organizations, including the Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, Federal Emergency Management Agency and Customs and Border Patrol.

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Alabama Man Finally Meets the Woman From Germany— His One in 24 Million Match — Who Saved His Life with Her Bone Marrow Donation

Alina Franke registered to donate her bone marrow in Hamburg, Germany, in 2009. She wound up being the one person in 24 million around the world on the Be The Match registry to be the perfect match that Jimmy Roberson needed.

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Vanderbilt, Bayer Collaborate To Develop New Therapies Against Kidney Diseases

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Bayer have agreed on a five-year strategic research alliance to evaluate new drug candidates for the treatment of kidney diseases, with the goal of accelerating the translation of innovative approaches from the laboratory to pre-clinical development.

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UCLA receives $8.4 million NIH grant to help liver transplant recipients stay healthier longer

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UCLA has received an $8.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to research ways to help donated livers last longer and improve outcomes for transplant recipients.







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