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A New York gallery is featuring the work of five artists in a collection created as a tribute to organ donation. The collection, titled “As Within So Without,” features a creative mix of painted X-rays and organ donor dolls. According to the Wall Street Journal, 10 percent of proceeds will go to the Organ Donor […]
Upstate New York Transplant Services is getting creative with its latest blood drive. In conjunction with the release of the wildly popular, vampire-themed Twilight movies, the organ procurement organization is holding a blood drive at a mall in Buffalo. Inspired by other successful Twilight-themed blood drives across the country, organizers hope to tap into the […]
UT Researchers May Provide Hope for Would-Be Lung Transplant Recipients with Tissue Engineering | 06.25.10
For years, people suffering from debilitating lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have had to deal with the possibility of a lung transplant. With growing transplant lists and the odds of matching a donor lung rare, those waiting for lung transplants have had to battle the odds for survival. However, […]
Both donor families and organ tissue recipients have remarkable stories in the donation process, and we are passionate about highlighting those stories to bring better awareness to the cause of donation. We recently met an inspirational blogger who writes about his heart transplant at My Second Heartbeat. We encourage you to visit his blog to […]