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AST, ASTS to explore providing financial incentives for people to donate their organs. Interview May 1, 2014 870
Transplant Round Table, Ways & Means Committee urge congress not to change Medicare advantage Part D payments. Mar 1, 2014 898
Advances in transplantation in 2013 reaffirmed its reputation as the "space program of medicine". Company overview Jan 1, 2014 7833
Surprise! Two men declared "cured" of HIV test positive again; researchers blindsided. Dec 1, 2013 634
House passes HOPE Act; includes standards for preventing acquisition of organs infected with aids. Nov 1, 2013 878
AATB issues advisory for patients, families who are contemplating experimental cell, stem cell procedures. Sep 1, 2013 845
Belgian transplant surgeons use of lungs for transplant from euthanized patients raises ethical questions. Sep 1, 2013 474
Chinese government to introduce new system for distributing human donated organs and tissues. Sep 1, 2013 364
DAFOH statement on china's intention to "phase out" procuring organs from executed prisoners by 2015. Sep 1, 2013 491
Major effort launched by HHS to increase organ donation by getting largest hospitals to adopt "best practices". Sep 1, 2013 260
HLA-based allocation of kidneys unfair to African-Americans--Jama. Sep 1, 2013 233
China increasing the use of organs from executed prisoners-Amnesty Intl. Sep 1, 2013 125
Therapy cells' scientist receives US patent for new cell therapy for use in human applications. Sep 1, 2013 294
Fate Therapeutics files for public offering of stock for developing stem cell therapies. Sep 1, 2013 200
Tissue regeneration systems gets FDA ok for its 3D-printed cranial bone void filler. Sep 1, 2013 127
Novartis, regenerex enter global licensing, research collaboration to develop cell technology. Sep 1, 2013 283
Netherland researchers succeed in isolating pancreatic stem cells from mice. Sep 1, 2013 341
Benefits of stem cells in treating multiple sclerosis declines with donor's age, study finds. Sep 1, 2013 366
New way to track stem cell migration could advance treatments for brain tumors and more. Sep 1, 2013 353
Transplant News interviews Roy First, MD, 2013 recipient of AST'S Lifetime Achievement Award. Interview Aug 1, 2013 2245
HRSA renews UNOS contract to operate the OPTN; feds to fund $2.5 to $4.5 million over next 8 years. Jul 1, 2013 519
Canadian government launches national research program to address barriers to organ, tissue donation. May 1, 2013 800
HRSA gets $2 million increase for donor, transplant programs; FDA $4.7 billion for cord blood in 2014. Apr 1, 2013 888
Kidney donor exchange programs do not violate National Organ Transplant Act, legal analyst. Apr 1, 2013 219
Kidney transplant recipient dies from tainted kidney he received from a donor who died from rabies. Mar 1, 2013 943
Young Iraq war veteran receives rare double arm transplant; bi-lateral surgery at JHMI lasted 12 hours. Feb 1, 2013 3175
Inability to get lifetime coverage for immunos; social media joining effort to increase donors tops 2012 news. Jan 1, 2013 6357
Holiday Surprise! UNOS' Graham, DoT's Durbin both announce their retirements effective this December. Dec 1, 2012 688
Chinese say they will stop recovering organs from executed prisoners; implement a new system in 2013. Nov 1, 2012 1447
Two scientists, two economists awarded 2012 Nobel Prizes for their work on kidney transplants, stem cells. Oct 1, 2012 1203
Trafficking of organs, tissues increasing worldwide; has doubled in US past 10 years-ICIJ report. Aug 1, 2012 674
Attorney General won't ask Supreme Court to review 9th Circuit Court ruling allowing PBSC compensation. Jul 1, 2012 946
Surprise! Social media megasite Facebook to allow users in US, UK to designate they are an organ donor. May 1, 2012 399
Most extensive full face transplant ever is performed at UMMC; 36-hour operation involved 150 staffers. Apr 1, 2012 740
Jim Warren interviews Charlie Alexander, living legacy CEO, on OPO's full face organ recovery process; how they did what they did. Interview Apr 1, 2012 2224
Transplant community outraged over inuendo-laden article in WSJ questioning brain death protcols. Mar 1, 2012 2049
Letter to the Wall Street Journal from Transplant News criticizing decision to print self-serving article by Dick Teresi. Mar 1, 2012 595
Bill ending 36-month limit on paying for kidney recipients anti-rejection drugs could finally pass. Feb 1, 2012 2576
Senators Frist, Dodd introduce bill with funding for organ donation, living donor, and donor registry provisos. Feb 1, 2012 527
NOTA's ban on payment for organ donors doesn't apply to bone marrow, court rules; appeal expected. Dec 1, 2011 403
Filing deadline for comments on CDC's guidelines on testing donors for HIV, HBV, HCV extended to Dec. 21. Nov 1, 2011 227
UNOS puts UPMC on probation for botched live donor kidney transplant which infected recipient with HCV. Nov 1, 2011 424
AMA supports organ donation between HIV donors, HIV recipients in need. Nov 1, 2011 219
New York man pleads guilty to black market organ trafficking; case called first-ever "proven" in the US. Nov 1, 2011 676
Patients needing a liver transplant fare better with LDLT than DDLT-study. Nov 1, 2011 430
World's first human pluripotent stem cells obtained by using mRNA reprogramming called "ethical". Nov 1, 2011 272
American Association of Tissue Banks. Nov 1, 2011 348
Strict CMS outcome rules have negative impact on liver transplants performed. Nov 1, 2011 339
CryoLife intiates enrollment in US clinical trial for its BioFoam protein hydrogel technology. Nov 1, 2011 231
FDA ok's Incyte's Jakafi as first drug to heat rare bone marrow disease myblofibrosis. Nov 1, 2011 157
Proteonomix moving testing StromaCel technology offshore to reduce production costs. Nov 1, 2011 170
Patients own stem cells may be ultimate cure for sickle cell disease in African-Americans. Nov 1, 2011 186
Circadian clock appears to impact whether an organ transplant will be successful. Nov 1, 2011 204
Nevada lawmaker's efforts to block closing of state's only kidney transplant center focus of inquiry. Nov 1, 2011 124
Two former directors of the Alabama Organ Center plead guilty to kickbacks scheme. Nov 1, 2011 139
UK's Nuffield Council calls for pilot project to pay funeral expenses for people who donate their organs. Oct 1, 2011 643
Joint effort to revise guidelines for testing organs, tissues for HIV halted as transplant societies opt out. Sep 1, 2011 621
Heart transplant graft failure, wait listing, LVADs added to SSA list to receive disability benefits. Jul 1, 2011 644
Time has come for the transplant community to exorcise word "harvest" to describe the donation process. Jun 1, 2011 1150
Transplant News Q&A with EBAA President/CEO Patricia Aiken-O'Neill on the eve of its 50th anniversary. Interview Jun 1, 2011 1275
Proposal by UNOS to give younger, healthier patients priority in getting a donated kidney sparks praise, ire. Mar 1, 2011 1178
2010 may go down as a year of important scientific, organizational breakthroughs in transplantation. Jan 1, 2011 5458
Increasing demand for donated organs, growth in transplant tourism dominated the news in 2009. Jan 1, 2010 5115
Apple CEO Steve Jobs' liver transplant in Tennessee rekindles questions about fairness of US organ allocation system. Jul 1, 2009 1681
NKF rolls out "END THE WAIT" initiative with goal of ending wait for a kidney transplant in next 10 years. Feb 1, 2009 947
Advances in stem cell research, waitlist in US for an organ topping 100,000 big news in 2008. Jan 1, 2009 5994
ASTS continuing to monitor surveyors use of CMS Interpretive Guidelines in certifying transplant centers. Dec 1, 2008 1108
Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones legacy in organ donation honored through new legislation. Oct 1, 2008 979
Death of medical marijuana patient denied placement on waitlist for liver transplant raises ethical questions. Sep 1, 2008 418
AMA trustees ok effort to revise NOTA to allow pilot studies on financial incentives for deceased donation. Obituary Jul 1, 2008 584
Outdated FDA clinical trial policies harming transplant drug research, AST, ASTS presidents charge in letter. Apr 1, 2008 1196
HRSA to determine if vascularized composite allografts should be included under OPTN regs. Mar 1, 2008 1260
Philippine plan to sanction use of poor citizens to be donors for transplant tourists under fire. Feb 1, 2008 485
Reg Green's latest book The Gift That Heals tells transplant stories about real people at every stage of the process. Feb 1, 2008 589
Year ends on high note, but 2007 will be remembered for the tragic deaths of U-M transplant recovery team. Jan 1, 2008 5970
Number of states - 20 - adopting the revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act this year exceeds expectations. Dec 1, 2007 910
Living donor assistance center accepting applications from transplant programs; $8 million available. Nov 1, 2007 914
China moving rapidly to change transplant system to comply with international ethics, standards of practice. Sep 1, 2007 996
Bill eliminating time limit on immunosuppressive drug coverage for kidney recipients introduced in Congress. Aug 1, 2007 884
Nationwide "blitz" by FDA regulatory office finds no significant problems in tissue recovery companies. Jul 1, 2007 931
ACOT recommends HHS Secretary Leavitt develop guidelines for public solicitation for organs. Jun 1, 2007 1320
EU countries begin arduous task of creating uniform policies, ethical platform for transplantation. May 1, 2007 1677
CMS issues new Medicare regs for all US transplant centers to follow; some centers expected to close. Apr 1, 2007 1829
Poll shows public support for organ/tissue donation increasing; acceptance by minorities still a problem. Mar 1, 2007 1211
Desire for transparency, public input driving force behind Feb. 8 forum on new kidney allocation policy. Feb 1, 2007 913
California transplant center woes, OPTN/UNOS board of directors response major news event in 2006. Jan 1, 2007 5040
Commentary: Transplantation's most troubling year in a decade signals it is time to revisit NOTA. Dec 1, 2006 1555
With 2006 to be most prolific ever in organs donated, transplants performed, collaborative sets new goals. Nov 1, 2006 1228
California transplant programs' woes may influence provisions in CMS transplant center COPs. Oct 1, 2006 856
Time has come to cease being "pious about equity" in organ acquisition - AST Past President Richard Fine. Sep 1, 2006 1188
Falun Gong charges Chinese are killing member and selling their organs fueled by new report. Sep 1, 2006 1106
First revisions to Uniform Anatomical Gift Act in 20 years approved; getting all 50 states to adopt next. Jul 19, 2006 768
Surprise! CMS releases OPO final rules and they like them, they really like them. Jun 16, 2006 1177
Kaiser suspends kidney transplant program; transfers waitlist patients to UC San Francisco, UC Davis. May 30, 2006 442
Find tune current system to increase donation; no to financial incentives, presumed consent for now - IOM. May 12, 2006 965
Citing improved health outcomes, CMS will cover pancreas only transplants in type I diabetics. Apr 30, 2006 772
Responding to BTS scandal, Sen. Schumer introduces bill expanding FDA oversight of tissue industry. Apr 17, 2006 700
UCI transplant programs put on probation by OPTN/UNOS board until plan completed to fix deficiencies. Mar 31, 2006 863
OPTN/UNOS board designates St. Vincent Medical Center "Member Not in Good Standing". Mar 16, 2006 950
NY DA calls his 122-count indictment against BTS "like something out of a cheap horror movie". Feb 28, 2006 548

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