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Solving Organ Shortage Company Profile

03:53 EDT 22nd June 2018 | BioPortfolio

Solving Organ Shortage is a nonprofit supporting a science-driven effort to regenerate or engineer replacement organs for human transplant by funding high-impact research projects. SOS Summits are designed to bring top academic investigators and clinician scientists together to form organ-specific Research Communities focused on identifying next-step research initiatives that advance the organization’s mission to solve the organ shortage. SOS held its inaugural event, the Whole Liver State-of-the-Science Summit, April 2014 in Chicago and is currently developing the Whole Kidney State-of-the-Science Summit, slated for 2015. For the latest SOS news and information please visit www.SolvingOrganShortage.org, or follow us on Twitter.


News Articles [553 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Clinical Trial Launched To Test If HIV-Positive Organ Donation Is Safe And Can Save Lives

Researchers will assess the risks of transplanting kidneys from HIV-positive donors into patients with the virus. "We have an organ shortage crisis in this country and individuals living with HIV are ...

Recycling Donated Organs? Doctor Breaks Taboo Of Re-Using Kidneys In Midst Of Shortage

Dr. Jeffrey Veale is the first surgeon focused on making the re-use of transplanted kidneys routine. "We shouldn’t be discarding these young, healthy kidneys," he says. In other news, the United Net...

‘Newfound’ organ = old school hype. What you need to know

Last year it was this: “The Mesentery: A ‘new’ organ you didn’t know you had” (CNN) This week it’s this: “The Interstitium, the largest organ we never knew we...

Optimizing organ donations from overdose deaths may help address national organ shortage

1. U.S. transplants using organs from overdose-death donors (ODDs) has increased 24-fold from 2000 to 2016, and transplant outcomes from organs donated by ODDs have been noninferior to those donated b...

How some liver cells switch identities to build missing plumbing

By studying a rare liver disease called Alagille syndrome, scientists discovered the mechanism behind a form of tissue regeneration that may someday reduce the need for organ transplants. Researchers ...

Organs from overdose-death donors could alleviate organ donation shortage

Proper use of organs from people who die of overdose could help address the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to findings recently published in Annals of Internal Medicine.“Over...

A new organ?

Media outlets the world over are touting the “discovery” of a new organ in humans. I’m not alone in protesting, I agree.[1] The new organ claim is not made in the research paper Importantly, the...

A new way to ease the organ shortage: ‘Regifting’ kidneys used in previous transplants

Since last year, a UCLA surgeon has transplanted three “regifted” kidneys from previous transplant recipients who died — breaking an unspoken taboo against using kidneys for a third time.

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Risperidone [Gen-Source Rx]

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Risperidone [Aurobindo Pharma Limited]

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PubMed Articles [877 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Deceased organ donation and transplantation in India: Promises and challenges.

Organ transplantation has improved the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients all the world. The total organ donation shortage of the country can be met with if even 5 to 10% of the victims involv...

Should Trauma Physicians Treat a Severely Injured Patient for the Sake of Elucidating Preferences about Organ Donation?

Organ donation potential is not a motivator of care in the trauma bay, and it is ethically problematic to consider organ donor potential during the active resuscitation of a trauma patient. Despite or...

The need and opportunity for donation after circulatory death worldwide.

The global shortage of organ donors will not be resolved solely by relying on deceased donation following a brain death determination (DBD). Expansion of deceased donation after circulatory death (DCD...

Feeling short on time: trends, consequences, and possible remedies.

This review highlights recent research on time shortage, which has been broadly classified into three streams. Building upon decades of time use survey and diary findings, the trends and demographics ...

Organ Donor Management: Part 1. Toward a Consensus to Guide Anesthesia Services During Donation After Brain Death.

Worldwide 715 482 patients have received a lifesaving organ transplant since 1988. During this time, there have been advances in donor management and in the perioperative care of the organ transplan...

Clinical Trials [1184 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Peri-operative rATG-perfusion of Solid Transplants

The increasing demand for organ transplantation and the shortage of available organs limit the success of organ transplantation programs. Consequently, acceptance of expanded criteria dono...

Cognitive Rehabilitation for Gulf War Illness

There are almost 700,000 Gulf War Veterans (GWV) with 25-30% suffering from a devastating multi-symptom illness coined Gulf War Illness (GWI). GWV with GWI report significant activity limi...

Problem Solving and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Management in Diabetic Blacks

The purpose of this study is to test a measurement tool and a new training intervention for problem solving in self-management of high cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in African American...

Effects of Acute Estrogen Therapy on Bone Formation

This study is being done to study age-related bone changes in women. The investigators know that the major cause of osteoporosis is a shortage of the female hormone estrogen. This study wi...

Epidemiology of Cancer After Solid Organ Transplantation - EPCOT Study

Cancer remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality post solid organ transplantation. While mortality from the other leading causes of death post-transplantation (e.g. cardiovascular d...

Companies [186 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

SOS Solving Organ Shortage

SOS Solving Organ Shortage is a global nonprofit organization working to solve the organ shortage by advancing organogenesis research. SOS Summits convene the world’s t...

Solving Organ Shortage

Solving Organ Shortage is a nonprofit supporting a science-driven effort to regenerate or engineer replacement organs for human transplant by funding high-impact research projects...

OneLegacy

OneLegacy is the nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives through organ, eye and tissue donation in seven counties in Southern California: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, ...

Organ Recovery Systems

We are a company developing technologies to improve the quality and quantity of organs for transplantation. Organ Recovery Systems markets LifePort, a growing family of devices that establishes a new ...

Center for Organ Recovery and Education

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