A bone marrow recipient and the daughter of a heart transplant patient work to increase donor awareness.
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The opioid epidemic has created a surge in donor organs. But despite their safety record, organs that could save lives often go unused.
Donated tissue from the brain tumor of 5-year-old Chad Carr provides cancer researchers with critical clues.
U-M partners on an ambitious $20-million project to grow new heart tissue for cardiac patients. Plus: Breakthroughs in leukemia and infertility treatments.
U-M finds the key to attracting underrepresented minorities to medical school: ‘Start them young, get them motivated, and get them on the path.’
A federal “right-to-try” law for medical treatments could soon become reality. And U-M is poised to expand access to new options.