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Infant’s Legacy Lives on Through Donation Awareness  |  09.29.14

When expectant parents Eric and Bethany received the devastating news that their son was diagnosed with anencephaly, a rare and fatal birth defect that causes death in utero or shortly after birth, they were determined to make their son’s short life as full as possible. Even though they faced some hurdles in the process, Amalya, […]

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Honoring Tissue Donor and Recipient Day in Colorado  |  09.21.14

Today marks the second annual Tissue Donor and Recipient Day in Colorado. During the grand opening of AlloSource’s new, expanded campus, Governor Hickenlooper designated September 21 as a day to commemorate tissue donors and recipients. Though we honor donors every day by maximizing their gift of donation, we are grateful for the opportunity for people in […]

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Bone Allograft Recipient Finds Relief from Pain  |  09.18.14

Susan has been many things in her life: an acrobat, a hairdresser, a skier and a high-diver. One thing she never expected to add to the list was bone allograft recipient. She tried to manage excruciating back pain for two years before undergoing a transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion procedure. She was hesitant to have surgery […]

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AlloSource Signs Space Act Agreement with NASA and Jet Propulsion Laboratory  |  09.17.14

AlloSource, one of the nation’s largest providers of skin, bone and soft tissue allografts for use in surgical procedures, and the world’s largest processor of cellular bone allografts, signed a Space Act Agreement with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to collaborate on microbial research. AlloSource will leverage technologies […]

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Education Grant Recipient Raises Awareness about Uncommon Type of Burn  |  09.15.14

In 2013, AlloSource began a 10-year partnership with the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, pledging an annual financial contribution to fund their scholarship program. For more than 35 years, the Phoenix Society has worked with survivors, families, healthcare professionals and the fire industry to support recovery from burns, improve the quality of burn care and […]

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Nursing Student Back on her Feet after Tissue Transplant  |  09.11.14

While Madelyn was out on a nightly run, one wrong step changed her life in a big way. An uneven sidewalk hidden by a shadow caused her to step wrong and hyper-extend her leg, dislocate her knee and tear her anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments. Doctors in the emergency room told her the damage was […]

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Grant Recipient Using Education to Research Burn Prevention and Support  |  09.09.14

In 2013, AlloSource began a 10-year partnership with the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, pledging an annual financial contribution to fund their scholarship program. For more than 35 years, the Phoenix Society has worked with survivors, families, healthcare professionals and the fire industry to support recovery from burns, improve the quality of burn care and […]

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