All posts by Deceased Donors - Google News

13Feb/18

Gene expression patterns may help determine time of death … – EurekAlert (press release)


Science News
Gene expression patterns may help determine time of death …
EurekAlert (press release)
International team of scientists led by Roderic Guigó at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona shows that changes in gene expression in different tissues can be used to predict the time of death of individuals. Their results, which are
Genes could record forensic clues to time of deathScience News
The effects of death and post-mortem cold ischemia on human tissue transcriptomes | Nature CommunicationsNature

all 18 news articles »

11Feb/18

Mahopac Father of Three in Desperate Need of Kidney Transplant … – TAPinto.net


TAPinto.net
Mahopac Father of Three in Desperate Need of Kidney Transplant …
TAPinto.net
MAHOPAC, N.Y.-“It’s not like borrowing money. You are asking a lot of someone,” said Mahopac resident Matt Fiscella. Fiscella suffers from chronic kidney disease and is in dire need of a kidney transplant. Until that happens, he goes for dialysis

and more »

10Feb/18

A lifesaving gift: Near-stranger donates kidney to toddler in St. Louis – Longview Daily News


Longview Daily News
A lifesaving gift: Near-stranger donates kidney to toddler in St. Louis
Longview Daily News
Much of the family’s life is planned around these treatments. In August, Michael was added to the National Kidney Registry, joining about 115,000 people waiting for a transplant. A donor kidney would allow him to stop his dialysis treatments and avoid

09Feb/18

Alternatives to whole liver transplants for children have become safer, study finds – EurekAlert (press release)

Alternatives to whole liver transplants for children have become safer, study finds
EurekAlert (press release)
“Our study indicates that while there were initially worse outcomes when a whole liver from a deceased donor was given to two recipients, known as a “split liver transplant,” outcomes are now similar to the classic liver transplant, when a whole liver