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Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology Appoints Saverio La...
He joins HART from the , where he developed the current surgical and perfusion techniques for thoracic organ procurement and preservation and where he was also the Director of the Exvivo lung perfusion laboratory.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
Organ Grinders helping transplant recipients get in shape
A pair of lungs, a liver or a heart that once belonged to someone else comes with an extra sense of responsibility.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Daily Herald
Organ demand far surpasses supply
Each year in Ohio, approximately 200 people die waiting for an organ transplant.
Patients with Rare Lung Disease Face Agonizing Treatment Dilemma
Doctors who treat patients with a severe and progressive respiratory disease called lymphangioleiomyomatosis can face an agonizing treatment decision.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Royal frenzy: Kate's latest dress is a sell-out
THE Royal couple have choppered out to the Blue Mountains for the day - and the dress Kate's wearing has already sold out.
William and Kate pose for selfies with excited fans
Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge , nee Kate Middleton, delighted several lucky well-wishers in Australia on Tuesday by posing for selfies.
HART names first medical officer, transplants a rat esophogus
A day after announcing that the first-ever regenerated esophagus into a rat, a Holliston biotech so far focused on making tracheas for transplantation has named a surgeon from Houston Methodist Hospital as its first chief medical officer.
The Alternative Press
Lt. Governor Guadagno Visits NJ Sharing Network in New Providence
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno visited NJ Sharing Network's New Providence headquarters on Tuesday to highlight the importance of increasing the state's donor registry.
Theranos Appoints William H. Frist, M.D., to Its Board of Directors
Senator Frist is a nationally recognized heart and lung transplant surgeon, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, and Chairman of the Executive Council of Cressey and Company.
Lake Hopatcong Rotary helping woman get lung transplant
At the first Rotary Club of Lake Hopatcong meeting Bob Button attended, he enjoyed watching as all the members laughed and enjoyed each other's company.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
21-year-old celebrating the gift of life with every breath she takes
At her home in southeast Houston, Crystal Johnson, 21, dreams of opening her own fashion boutique some day and writing a book about her life: a life she has an organ donor family to thank for every breath she now takes.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Double Lung Transplant Patient to Do Hustle Up the Hancock
In the past nine years Sarah Ridder and seven of her family members have been diagnosed with a progressive lung disease called pulmonary fibrosis.
This Is Exeter
Selfie campaign launched to raise funds and awareness for Exeter...
Two best friends, one suffering from a rare combination of two terminal illnesses, the other leading a campaign to raise money for treatment which could save her, have launched a Bestie Selfie campaign to generate more funds and awareness.
Improvement in Cardiac Function with Particulate ECM alone and...
Mark S. Slaughter, M.D., of the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and his research team from the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, presented data during the ISHLT Mechanical Circulatory Support: Bench to Bedside Session in his presentation entitled "Myocardial Regeneration and Recovery with Extracellular Matrix and LVAD ... (more)
Family and friends pay tribute to Clare in acts of kindness
A GLASGOW man has paid tribute to the woman he called his "transplant wife", who died while waiting for new lungs but helped save the sight of two people.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
3D Printer Could Be Used To Create Human Body Parts
"What the bioprinter does is it actually positions cells and puts them in the right place and we can make an entire structure that turns into a living tissue," said Organovo CEO Keith Murphy.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
In daughter's memory, parents campaign for organ donors at Wayne State
Beverly and Tim Butler lost their daughter, Rebecca, after she died from a rare lung disease.
Tufts Student Increasing Awareness for Organ and Tissue Donation
Zach Butzin-Dozier, a Tufts student, has organized a month long campaign to encourage his community to register as organ and tissue donors for April, National Donate Life Month.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Organ Donors Honored on 'Donate Life Day'
Since 2010 there has been a strong push to get more of you to become organ donors.
Hoosiers link hands, show support for organ donors and recipients
The Indiana Organ Procurement Organization and Donate Life Indiana helped coordinate the 3rd annual Linking Hands for Life event downtown on Friday.