News Roundup #15: Conference buzz, cyborg organs, immunological breakthroughs

AADP photo collage for blog

Conference Fabulous! Here at TransplantInformers we’re all about sharing ways to re-think donor outreach and education. One of the best ways to do this is attending a conference. Not only is this a congregation of people united by their common interests, which can be very motivating, but it can jolt you out of old routines. … Continue reading

News Roundup #5: Heart-dropping, turkish triple transplant, transplant tourism ban, further fecal matters

AADP photo collage for blog

Handle with care Apparently, a heart doesn’t break if you drop it.  In Mexico, the heart that was fumbled en route was actually successfully transplanted.  It seems they took a page out of the One Tree Hill book. But thank god there wasn’t a hungry canine. Turkey: A transplantation juggernaut? WaPo reports on the world’s … Continue reading

Uterus Transplants: A New Field of Fertility Techonologies

Image courtesy of nodeju.com

In Turkey, on August 9, 2011 a woman named Derya Sert, became the first recipient of a successful uterus transplant.  Though two previous attempts have been made, both organs were rejected.  Yet Derya Sert, after only two and a half months, is menstruating with her new uterus, and is looking forward to having a baby … Continue reading

          Follow

          Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

          Join 25 other followers