Tag: "donations" at medical news
Awards & fellowships at the International & American Association for Dental Research General Session
...r Executive Director of IADR, and is funded out of donations
from members and sponsors. Dr. Song will pursue training in human genetics at the Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, OH. The Toshio Nakao Fellowship Presented to Marcia Daronch (University of So Paulo, representing the Brazilian Division), thi...
Children's Hospital Oakland opens new $5.6 million infectious disease lab
...he remaining funds were secured through individual donations
and large financial gifts from the philanthropic community. CHORI's operating budget in 2005 is $48 million, which is generated through extramural grants obtained by scientists and clinicians. The awards CHORI scientists received placed CHORI 14th o...
ASGE announces grant recipients in annual research awards program
...iversity of Michigan. "With the help of generous donations
through the ASGE Foundation, the ASGE provides the opportunity for gastrointestinal endoscopic investigators to answer key questions regarding the clinical application of new endoscopic technology," Dr. Scheiman said. He also indicated that a goal o...
Disaster funding needs radical reform
...ickly and save more lives. The system for tracking donations
and spending should also be improved, and "disaster proofing" should be taken seriously in all development planning. Short term thinking and related funding mechanisms can undermine efforts for a more sustained approach to reducing the risk of disast...
Would it be worth it to pay for donated kidneys?
...rs has gained popularity in the last decade. These donations
-- many times made by family members -- also have ...tes strong ethical debates. Some argue that living donations
shouldn't be done in the first place because the donor has to endure a major operation that can resu...
Cultural sensitivity crucial when seeking organ donors
...adian Journal of Anesthesia. In Canada, most organ donations
come from people who have died, rather than from living donors. In western culture, there is a division between mind and body, he explains. Once the brain no longer functions, the corpse is no longer considered a true person -- as highlighted by Desc...
Screening removes West Nile from bood supply
Screening of blood donations
for West Nile virus by blood banks has likely prev..., blood banks in the United States began screening donations
for West Nile virus in July 2003. Over a six-month period, ranging from late June to December 2003 ...
Innovation attracts new research funding
...itutes. The funding of the foundation consists of donations
from Roche , with an initial sum of 25 million Swiss Francs over the first five years and renewal donations
of 15 and 10 million Swiss Francs for the following five years (a total of 50 million Swiss Francs o...
Stevens' Cattabiani helps link doctors, hospitals worldwide
...nin. During 2001-2002, Operation Outreach provided donations
of badly needed medical and surgical supplies; surgical equipment and training in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Medical Informatics; installation and support of a computer LAN; Serbian language software to support a hospital database; and security p...
Joslin announces first international affiliate in Bahrain
... institution, Joslin relies upon the generosity of donations
to support its programs. For more information on Joslin, call 1-800-JOSLIN-1 or visit www.joslin.org . Sidebar: Bahrain Faces Growing Diabetes Epidemic [Boston, December 11, 2003] -- In the midst of what the World Health Organization (WHO) cal...
Debate on payments to potential kidney donors: Yes or no?
...ayments for kidney donations. Some argue that paid donations
would expand the donor pool and benefit both donor...onals will be presenting the pros and cons of paid donations
at the clinical nephrology conference(CNC), "Debates in Renal Failure: Payments to Potential Donors ...
Non-directed kidney donations
...UNOS) Ethics Committee endorsed non-related living donations
as ethically acceptable, transplant centers have b...te an organ for altruistic reasons. "Non-directed donations
have the potential to save lives, but nephrologists and donors must address a variety of ethical, mo...
Blocking immune response to spinal cord injury can improve chances for recovery
... California, Research for the Cures and individual donations
to the Reeve-Irvine Research Center. The Reeve-Irvine Research Center was established to study how injuries and diseases traumatize the spinal cord and result in paralysis or other loss of neurologic function, with the goal of finding cures. It also...
Modified lung donor standards decrease mortality
... with the use of this protocol, the number of lung donations
increased by 119 percent and mean waiting time dec.... After the PDP was initiated, the number of lung donations
increased from 17 to 39, showing an increase of 119 percent. The number of lung transplants also in...
Forgiveness linked to health
...ohn Templeton Foundation, the Fetzer Institute and donations
to the Campaign from individuals and family foundations. The Campaign is directed by Everett L. Worthington, Jr. Professor and Chair of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University, and author of "Five Steps to Forgiveness" (Crown Publishers). For...
Conference on Forgiveness
...ohn Templeton Foundation, the Fetzer Institute and donations
to the Campaign from individuals and family foundations. The Campaign is directed by Everett L. Worthington, Jr. Professor and Chair of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University, and author of "Five Steps to Forgiveness" (Crown Publishers). Fo...
Improved procurement could more than double availability of life-saving transplant organs
...ion of an animal organ into a human. Yet cadaveric donations
still provide almost 75 percent of transplanted organs. Guadagnoli says there is nothing on the medical horizon that can replace or significantly supplement this organ source. Principal InvestigatorBiosketch Edward Guadagnoli, Ph.D. Associate Profe...
American Academy of Ophthalmology announces outstanding humanitarian service award recipients
...s collected medical supplies and equipment through donations
and fundraising activities, and has organized annual ophthalmic medical/surgical missions, initially to Honduras, and subsequently to Santiago, Dominican Republic. Approximately 100 surgical cases are performed during each mission, including procedur...
Transplantation Society reiterates position against selling organs
..., University of San Juan. For the most part, organ donations
are made through a system that is based on the altruism of donors. This applies to both living donors and those who during life expressed the wish that their organs be donated after death. In most Western countries there is an aversion to any form o...
Conjoined twins celebrate first birthday at UCLA's Mattel Children's Hospital
... CA 90095. Healing the Children is also accepting donations
on behalf of the twins at Box 221478, Newhall, CA 91322. See www.healingchildren.org for more details. Information on BioMedical Imaging can be found at www.biomodel.com ....