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Urine Test for Transplant Rejection

August 13, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

T cell granzyme B attacks organ cell
To determine if rejection of a transplanted organ is beginning, researchers at Emory University [MORE]

Biomarkers of Organ Rejection

March 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kidney Transplantation
Possibly the best Christmas present ever was when Ronald Herrick donated a kidney to his brother, Richard, on Dec. [MORE]

Nanoparticles to Prevent Transplanted Organ Rejection

September 26, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Endothelial Cells Treated with Drug-Loaded Nanoparticles Saltzman
Preventing organ rejection because of an immune response to a transplant remains a major [MORE]

Nano Magnets for Thawing Frozen Tissues

April 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

It has long been known that freezing tissues, such as arteries, extends their “shelf life” for transplantation, but problems arise [MORE]

Cell-Free DNA as a Diagnostic for Many Diseases

August 2, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

When cells die, either naturally or from disease, their protein and DNA debris ends up in circulating blood. Mass spectroscopy [MORE]

Lab-Engineered Lungs

August 25, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lungs
Bioengineers at Arizona State University have conducted lung regeneration studies that look promising. They describe it as this: “The idea [MORE]

“And the Winners Are….” The Oscars for Medical Devices

March 31, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sonosite180Plus Hand-Carried Ultrasound System
The Medical Design Excellence Awards are the “Oscars” for device design, and the company that has won [MORE]

A Regenerated Kidney that Works (Transplanted in Rats)

July 2, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioengineered Rat Kidney
A few years ago, Doris Taylor at the University of Minnesota recreated a rat’s beating heart on [MORE]

“Breathing Lung” Transplant at UPMC

May 21, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tagline for April 30 reported on the first automated liver profusion device, which allows a liver to remain “alive” [MORE]

First Fully Automated Liver Perfusion Device

April 29, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liver Organ Device
Until now, liver transplantation was a race against time—i.e. the time a liver “on ice” remained viable, [MORE]