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Spinal Surgery Research using AlloStem  |  10.29.10

Account from the North American Spine Society meeting AlloSource recently showcased AlloStem Bone Graft Substitute at this year’s NASS meeting in Orlando.  Dr. Eubulus Kerr, a spinal surgeon from Shreveport Louisiana, presented a review of his clinical usage of AlloStem tissue in spine fusion procedures. Dr. Kerr presented follow-up from cervical and lumbar fusion cases with […]

CNN: Ten uses for your body after you die  |  10.29.10

This enlightening article from CNN discusses the myriad ways you can choose to put your body to use after you die. Tissue donation is highlighted, mentioning: “your bones, ligaments, heart valves and corneas might not be of use to you in the hereafter, but they can certainly help someone else … tell your family members you’ve […]

Doctor’s Perspective: David Francis, DPM  |  10.20.10

This week we were pleased to chat with Dr. Francis, a podiatric surgeon from Tulsa, about his use of allograft tissue and his hopes for tissue transplant in the future.

Letter from the CEO  |  10.19.10

I am proud to announce that this month AlloSource was named Colorado’s top healthcare company as judged by the local business magazine ColoradoBiz. That said I know that this honor is not ours alone, but rather speaks to the overall impact of tissue donation and transplantation. We share this distinction with a handful of important […]

2010 AATB Annual Meeting  |  10.18.10

I recently attended the 34th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Tissue Banks in National Harbor, Maryland.  The annual meeting is a chance for the accredited tissue bank community to get together to continue efforts to improve tissue banking standards, present science and  honor tissue donation.  Many interesting topics are covered every year and […]

Regenerative Science: Biomaterials in Wound Healing  |  10.15.10

Novel approaches in wound healing seek to supply to the wound with biologic factors that are thought to be absent in the chronic wound. This support for regenerative wound repair is being reinforced by sizeable grants for such research, like the pair of recent U.S. Army grants totaling $760,000 awarded to Lakshmi Nair at the […]

Sept. 15-Oct. 15 National Hispanic Heritage Month  |  10.05.10

National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the culture and traditions of U.S. residents with Hispanic roots. It is also used as an opportunity to celebrate and honor the gifts of life made by Hispanics through organ, eye and tissue donation and to encourage Hispanics to commit to donation. According to the US Department of Health and […]

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