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20Jan/18

More people in Upper Midwest willing to donate organs – Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune
More people in Upper Midwest willing to donate organs
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Social media has helped spread stories — such as the donation by an ex-football player that resulted in a recent heart and kidney transplant for Minnesota baseball legend Rod Carew. As of last year, Minnesota also allowed people to register as organ

17Jan/18

University of Minnesota tests experimental diabetes transplant treatment – Winona Daily News

University of Minnesota tests experimental diabetes transplant treatment
Winona Daily News
The university pioneered transplants of islets from organ donors; the world’s first clinical islet transplant was performed in Minneapolis by Dr. David Sutherland in 1974. Continued progress has resulted in the university applying to the U.S. Food and

17Jan/18

Organ transplants rise nationally, in Iowa | The Gazette – The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines


The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Organ transplants rise nationally, in Iowa | The Gazette
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
(File photo) Devices used to take blood pressure, temperature, and examine eyes and ears rest on a wall inside of a doctor’s office in New York March 22, 2010. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson). Vanessa Miller. The Gazette. Organ transplants rise nationally, in

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13Jan/18

Johns Hopkins gets approval to perform HIV positive to HIV positive living donor kidney transplants – News-Medical.net


News-Medical.net
Johns Hopkins gets approval to perform HIV positive to HIV positive living donor kidney transplants
News-Medical.net
This advance follows the Johns Hopkins team’s completion of the United States’ first-ever HIV-to-HIV liver and kidney transplants from deceased donors in early 2016. Approximately 122,000 people are on the transplant waiting list in the U.S. at any one