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.
Stanford researcher Hiromitsu Nakauchi explores his dream of growing custom-made, transplantable human organs in large animals, despite funding difficulties.
The key to preventing dangerous Aspergillus fumigatus infections following lung transplant may be blocking iron, a new Stanford Medicine study has found.
Robbie Turner was only 28 years old when she was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease — a genetic disorder that causes clumps of cysts to …
On Wednesday, April 5, 8-year-old Gage Bingham became the third child in his family to receive a heart transplant at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. …
Over at Healthier, Happy Lives, the blog of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, there's a touching story about a boy who is waiting for a new …
If you're into science news (of course you are! You're here, aren't you?) it's likely you'll hear the name Hiromitsu Nakauchi, MD, PhD, this morning. …