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  • heart
  • After Darvall's death, his team took her kidneys and transplanted them in a young black boy, and even before Darvall's death, Barnard had considered using the heart of a dying black man for Washkansky's operation, until testing indicated that it was not suitable. (linns.com)
  • Tissue such as corneas, heart valves, skin and bone can also be donated. (wikipedia.org)
  • Organ donation, however, has met resistance, and involuntary organ donation is illegal under Chinese law, as it is against Chinese tradition and culture, which attach symbolic life affirming importance to the kidney and heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • islet
  • Here we found that islet transplantation in the testis, an immunologically privileged site, generates much less memory CD8 + T cells but induces more Ag-specific CD4 + CD25 + regulatory T cells than in a conventional site. (jimmunol.org)
  • Despite the immune regulation, intratesticular islet allografts all were rejected within 42 days after transplantation although they survived longer than renal subcapsular islet allografts. (jimmunol.org)
  • Tolerance to intratesticular islet allografts spread to skin allografts in the non-privileged sites. (jimmunol.org)
  • Surgeon
  • The lead surgeon, Joseph Murray, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1990 for advances in organ transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Joseph Edward Murray (April 1, 1919 - November 26, 2012) was an American plastic surgeon who performed the first successful human kidney transplant on identical twins Richard and Ronald Herrick on December 23, 1954. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sir Michael Francis Addison Woodruff, FRS, FRCS (3 April 1911 - 10 March 2001) was an English surgeon and scientist principally remembered for his research into organ transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • is involved in clinical transplant and chronic kidney disease research, and is a member of the ANZDATA steering committee and transplant working group. (transplant.org.au)
  • In contrast to the earlier attempts at hand transplantation, the Louisville group had performed extensive basic science research and feasibility studies for many years prior to their first clinical procedure (for example, Shirbacheh et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgical
  • Hand transplantation is a surgical procedure to transplant a hand from one human to another. (wikipedia.org)
  • In his 20 years as director of the Surgical Research Laboratory at Harvard and the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, he inspired others who became leaders in transplantation and biology throughout the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • He received the American Surgical Association's Medal for Distinguished Service to Surgery, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' Francis Amory Prize, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons' Honorary Award and Clinician of the Year Award, and the National Kidney Foundation's Gift of Life Award. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • Doctor Wai Lim is the Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation, Consultant Nephrologist, Director of Medical Research at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital . (transplant.org.au)
  • New research may lead to a decrease in the discard rates of donated kidneys in the future. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • However, more extensive research into the transplantation of individual neurons and supportive brain tissue, or groups thereof (including glia, astrocytes, other neural connective tissue, and the surrounding meninges) has been done, and may be more practical and somewhat less controversial. (wikipedia.org)