A resource for organ and tissue donation professionals.


The following are recent national and international articles on donation and transplantation:


First human transplant of a genetically modified pig kidney performed

Published: 3/21/2024

Source: NPR

Incorporating a race-neutral formula for kidney transplant leads to more Black patients receiving the kidneys they need

Published: 2/27/2024

Source: Medical University of South Carolina

Opinion: Pig kidney transplants are cool. They shouldn’t be necessary.

Published: 04/02/2024

Source: Vox


Artificial veins could boost success of organ transplants

Published: 03/27/2024

Source: Israel21c

Law change to increase organ donations actually led to FEWER patients receiving transplants

Published: 3/23/2024

Source: Daily Mail


The following are recent webinars featuring discussions on the COVID-19 pandemic:

“Providing Aftercare Services to Those in Need During the Covid-19 Crisis” Password is 0P+q7B!l


The following are podcasts featuring experts discussing topics such as comforting grieving donor families, communicating with recipient families, and communicating with medical staff:

Reopening the Donation Conversation with Dr. Cherry Wise

Engaging the Physician, Part 1, with Chris Schimpf

Engaging the Physician, Part 2, with Chris Schimpf

Supporting Families of Pediatric Donors with Dr. Cherry Wise

Supporting Families With Children with Dr. Cherry Wise

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