A Stanford researcher talks about navigating the uncertainty of making medical decisions for her 5-year-old son with an undiagnosed genetic disorder.
The COVID-19 pandemic kept a young patient's family from being by her side following her heart transplant. But they found a way to show their love.
A California toddler is doing well after receiving a kidney donated by a stranger who responded to his family's request on Facebook.
Stanford Medicine pulmonologist Mark Nicolls is working with Nobel winner Gregg Semenza to boost the success of lung transplants.
Away from the headlines about organ donation, living donors often encounter challenges that get overlooked, like lost wages and insurance battles.
Entrepreneurs and scientists gathered at Stanford recently to discuss how to use scientific discoveries to launch startups and improve patient care.
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.
Mallory Smith's memoir chronicles her life with cystic fibrosis. Christy Hartman knew Mallory, and attended a campus event celebrating Mallory's book.
A team of researchers have found a new way to remove blood-producing stem cells, introducing the possibility of safer, and non-matched, transplants.
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.
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.
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.
When Ron Gross needed a bone marrow transplant, an international donor stepped in, providing a gift that led to a lifelong friendship.
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.