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A California toddler is doing well after receiving a kidney donated by a stranger who responded to his family's request on Facebook.

A California toddler is doing well after receiving a kidney donated by a stranger who responded to his family's request on Facebook.

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Away from the headlines about organ donation, living donors often encounter challenges that get overlooked, like lost wages and insurance battles.

Away from the headlines about organ donation, living donors often encounter challenges that get overlooked, like lost wages and insurance battles.

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Entrepreneurs and scientists gathered at Stanford recently to discuss how to use scientific discoveries to launch startups and improve patient care.

Entrepreneurs and scientists gathered at Stanford recently to discuss how to use scientific discoveries to launch startups and improve patient care.

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In this conclusion of a two-part series, writer Nathan Collins shares the story of his kidney transplant, using a donated kidney from his father.

In this conclusion of a two-part series, writer Nathan Collins shares the story of his kidney transplant, using a donated kidney from his father.

In this first piece in a two-part series, writer Nathan Collins shares the story of his kidney transplant, using a donated kidney from his father.

In this first piece in a two-part series, writer Nathan Collins shares the story of his kidney transplant, using a donated kidney from his father.

Mallory Smith's memoir chronicles her life with cystic fibrosis. Christy Hartman knew Mallory, and attended a campus event celebrating Mallory's book.

Mallory Smith's memoir chronicles her life with cystic fibrosis. Christy Hartman knew Mallory, and attended a campus event celebrating Mallory's book.

A new blood test measures the DNA fragments of lung transplant donors in the blood of recipients, in hopes of preventing organ rejection and saving lives.

A new blood test measures the DNA fragments of lung transplant donors in the blood of recipients, in hopes of preventing organ rejection and saving lives.

A government program providing market-value, noncash compensation to kidney donors would benefit poor people and not be exploitative, according to a study.

A government program providing market-value, noncash compensation to kidney donors would benefit poor people and not be exploitative, according to a study.

Using CT scans to create estimates of heart volume is making it easier for cardiologists at Packard Children's Hospital to match kids to donor hearts.

Using CT scans to create estimates of heart volume is making it easier for cardiologists at Packard Children's Hospital to match kids to donor hearts.

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They were two patients who couldn’t have been more different: one was a baby boy less than a year old, the other a retired physician. They even had vastly different medical conditions. Yet both needed the same life-saving remedy: a liver transplant.

They were two patients who couldn’t have been more different: one was a baby boy less than a year old, the other a retired physician. They even had vastly different medical conditions. Yet both needed the same life-saving remedy: a liver transplant.

Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.

Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.

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The key to preventing dangerous Aspergillus fumigatus infections following lung transplant may be blocking iron, a new Stanford Medicine study has found.

The key to preventing dangerous Aspergillus fumigatus infections following lung transplant may be blocking iron, a new Stanford Medicine study has found.

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