News tagged with organ transplants

Chain results in 10 kidney swaps among strangers

(AP) -- When Matthew Jones decided to donate a kidney to a stranger, the Michigan father of five had no idea he'd be starting a lifesaving, "pay it forward" chain. His kidney donation to a Phoenix woman in 2007 set off a ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Other
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Engineering tissues and organs

(PhysOrg.com) -- As a high school sophomore, Asad Moten read a news story about engineering new organs for patients waiting for a transplant, and decided to start his own tissue-engineering project.

dateMar 05, 2009 in Biochemistry
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