Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research Company Profile

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The Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research, Inc., (LEITR) is a nonprofit, charitable organization dedicated to the recovery, evaluation and distribution of eye tissue for transplantation, research and education. LEITR’s Eye Bank, located in Tampa, Fla., is the only combined eye bank and ocular research center in the world. Since its inception, it has brought the “Gift of Sight” to more than 60,000 men, women and children worldwide. For more information, visit

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Institute wants to create transplant organs for injured vets

A bio-research and manufacturing institute that hopes to develop transplant tissues and organs for injured American soldiers and other patients has opened in New Hampshire.

Kidney graft success—does age and sex matter?

The success of kidney transplant is dependent on the age and sex of both the donor and the recipient, according to research published today in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. The st...

Institute of Food Research Transitions into Quadram Institute Bioscience

The new £multi-million food and health research centre that will become the state-of-the-art home for the Quadram Institute is on schedule to be complete by mid-2018.  As a first step to re...

Mountain lions fear humans, fleeing when they hear our voices, new study reveals

"Fraidy cat" isn't the way most people think of mountain lions, but when it comes to encounters with humans, perhaps they should.

Lions and lambs—can you solve this classic game theory puzzle?

How many lions does it take to kill a lamb? The answer isn't as straightforward as you might think. Not, at least, according to game theory.

No longer king of the jungle: New fund to aid Africa's lions

Senegal's Niokolo-Koba National Park is home to fewer than 50 lions after years of poaching decimated not only them but also their prey. Small patches of lion skin are sold at local fetish markets for...

Four lions escape from S.Africa's Kruger Park

Four male lions escaped over the weekend fromm South Africa's famed Kruger National Park, officials said Monday, two months after five others slipped out.

First Case of Hepatitis A Transmission by Transplant

Though hepatitis A virus (HAV) has spread via blood transfusion, the virus had never transmitted from a transplant patient. Now, through a circuitous chain of events, it has. Indeed, HAV spread from a...

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Personality dimensions of the captive California sea lion (Zalophus californianus).

Although the field of animal personality research is growing, information on sea lion personality is lacking. This is surprising as sea lions are charismatic, cognitively advanced, and relatively acce...

Prevalence and Risk Factors for Mycobacterium bovis Infection in African Lions ( Panthera leo ) in the Kruger National Park.

Mycobacterium bovis, the causative agent of bovine tuberculosis (BTB), is endemic in the Kruger National Park (KNP), South Africa. African lions ( Panthera leo ) are susceptible to BTB, but the impact...

A History of the Western Institute of Nursing and Its Communicating Nursing Research Conferences.

The Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) celebrated its 60th anniversary and the 50th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference in April 2017.

From Attitudes to Actions: Predictors of Lion Killing by Maasai Warriors.

Despite legal protection, deliberate killing by local people is one of the major threats to the conservation of lions and other large carnivores in Africa. Addressing this problem poses particular cha...

Mortality, rehospitalization, and post-transplant complications in gender-mismatched heart transplant recipients.

Limited research has been published on outcomes in heart transplant (HT) recipients with gender-mismatched donors.

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Virtual Interactive Platform (VIP) Transplant Research Study

The purpose of this study is to test a tablet-based application called VIP Transplant, devised to improve the recovery experience of patients that have recently had organ transplant surger...

Evaluation and Treatment of People With Eye Diseases

This study will evaluate and provide standard treatments for people with various eye conditions. It will provide a resource for enrollment into new research protocols throughout the Eye In...

Transplant-Related Accelerated Progression of Hepatitis C

This study will explore why severe scarring of the liver (cirrhosis) develops so rapidly in hepatitis C-infected patients who have had a liver transplant and possibly in kidney transplant ...

Coordinating Center for Enhancing ADRD Caregiving

Established in 1995, Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health (REACH) is a unique, multi-site research program sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the Nation...

Collection of Samples and Data for the National Marrow Donor Program Repository

This protocol will collect blood samples and medical information from patients who have had a bone marrow transplant using cells from an unrelated donor identified through the National Mar...

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Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research

The Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research, Inc., (LEITR) is a nonprofit, charitable organization dedicated to the recovery, evaluation and distribution of eye tissue for t...

Lions Ear and Hearing Clinic

Hearing loss and ear disease amongst Australians is almost at an epidemic stage.The Australian Bureau of Statistics' 2001 National Health Survey revealed nearly 2.5 million people were affected by hea...

Methodist Health System

The Transplant Institute at Methodist Dallas Medical Center has performed more than 2,500 transplants since its founding in 1981. The Institute made medical history in 1992 when it performed the world...

Transplant Genomics Inc.

Transplant Genomics is a molecular diagnostics company committed to improving organ transplant outcomes. Working with the transplant community, TGI will bring vital advances in di...

SangStat Medical Corporation

SangStat, The Transplant Company(R), is a specialty pharmaceutical company applying a disease management approach to improve the outcome of organ transplantation. The Company's devices, drugs and serv...

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