You are currently browsing the Allograft Possibilities archives for July, 2010.

AlloSource perspective on use of amniotic membrane to repair human articular cartilage  |  07.26.10

I found this article very interesting and intriguing as it relates to the repair of articular cartilage utilizing amnion tissue, the membrane that encases the placenta.  As the article conveys, it is a versatile tissue that has the potential to serve as a solution to the challenges of healing wounds and other soft tissue ailments.  […]

2010 Donor Authorization Summit  |  07.21.10

I recently participated in the 2010 Donor Authorization Summit – a great event bringing together Organ and Tissue Procurement Organizations throughout the country to share best practices and identify solutions to industry challenges.  The annual meeting, organized by the AlloSource Tissue Improvement Collaborative Members, focused on tissue and celebrated each participant’s commitment to honoring the […]

Local kidney donor and recipient celebrate a milestone  |  07.19.10

Kelsey Crider, a 21-year-old Boulder woman, recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of her kidney transplant, her third following two failed transplants. Crider, who was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of 19, was given the kidney from living donor Kaye Basedow of Westminster. Basedow decided to become a living donor after seeing Crider’s story […]

Donor Dash in Denver  |  07.16.10

This Sunday, July 18th, the Donor Dash will be taking place in Denver, Colo. and we encourage you to join to show support for all of the organ and tissue donors and recipients in our area. In its 11th year, the Donor Dash is a 5K race and event that has become a well-known and […]

Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Annual Meeting: First-person account from AlloSource Rep  |  07.13.10

The theme of this year’s 27th annual meeting of the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) was Focus on the Future. The Tissue Council Meeting headed up the agenda on day one. The Tissue Council membership is made up of representatives from many different OPOs and tissue banks across the country.  The highlight of the […]

Get our newsletter