• centers
  • At several of our health centers, we help patients who want to donate tissue for scientific research, and we do this just like every other high-quality health care provider does - with full, appropriate consent from patients and under the highest ethical and legal standards. (cosmopolitan.com)
  • In some instances, actual costs, such as the cost to transport tissue to leading research centers, are reimbursed, which is standard across the medical field. (cosmopolitan.com)
  • human
  • Due to lack of English translation of the related regulations, please contact State Agency of Medicines for further information about Estonian legislation of cells, tissues and organs for human application. (sam.ee)
  • As the prohibition of organ purchases states, "The term 'valuable consideration' does not include the reasonable payments associated with the removal, transportation, implantation, processing, preservation, quality control, and storage of a human organ…" In other words, transportation - often very rapid transportation, as anyone who has ever watched a dramatic reenactment of an organ donation has seen - can be compensated. (cosmopolitan.com)
  • Not only in addressing the fascinating question of what kind of an object (subject) the human body is, but also in trying to decipher what interests lurk behind the use of the metaphors in question when claiming that human bodies, organs, tissues, and cells are gifts, resources or commodities. (diva-portal.org)
  • The ambition of this volume is to address and remedy the need of a hermeneutics not only of depth, but also of suspicion, in the case of organ transplantation and other medical technologies involving the transfer of human tissues and cells. (diva-portal.org)
  • The National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI), based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA) is the nation's leading source of human tissues, cells and organs for scientific research. (wikipedia.org)
  • By serving as the liaison between procurement sources and the research community, NDRI is uniquely positioned to support breakthrough advances and discoveries that can affect advances in the treatment and cure of human diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • The majority of studies investigating type 1 diabetes have been performed in rodents due to the lack of availability of human tissues. (wikipedia.org)
  • nPOD grew out of a vision to bridge this gap of understanding by creating a biobank to collect and distribute diabetes-associated human tissues to researchers. (wikipedia.org)
  • JDRF recognized this reality and took on the vision to create a biobank of human tissue for type 1 diabetes research, despite the notion of the time that it was an impossible feat. JDRF asked Mark Atkinson, PhD, at the University of Florida to drive this initiative. (wikipedia.org)
  • A grand jury in Harris County, Texas, took no action against Planned Parenthood and instead indicted Daleiden and a second CMP employee on felony charges of tampering with governmental records and attempting to purchase human organs. (wikipedia.org)
  • HOPE Program (Human Organ Procurement and Exchange) University of Calgary Medical Clinic (UCMC) clinics The Colon Cancer Screening Centre - providing screening colonoscopies to hundreds of patients a month. (wikipedia.org)
  • shortage
  • Her talk on solving the organ shortage was made available by TEDMED on March 12, 2015 for World Kidney Day and the one-year anniversary of Fry-Revere's book-The Kidney Sellers: A Journey of Discovery in Iran (Carolina Academic Press, 2014). (wikipedia.org)
  • Her book is about her personal journey of discovery that a market in organs would not be the right solution for solving the organ shortage. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgeons
  • Donation after cardiac death (DCD) involves surgeons taking organs within minutes of the cessation of respirators and other forms of life support for patients who still have at least some brain activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the surgeons remove the organs, they are transported as quickly as possible to the recipient, for immediate transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • PATIENTS
  • Due to the lack of organ availability, about 20 patients die each day on the waiting list for organs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Daleiden and his collaborator, Sandra Merritt, posed as employees of Biomax and orchestrated surreptitious recordings of interviews where his associates asked about tissue donation costs, and questioned whether tissue samples could be acquired from African American patients with sickle-cell anemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Americans
  • In direct response to indefinite delays on the national transplantation waitlists and an inadequate supply of organs, a growing number of terminally ill Americans are turning to international underground markets and coordinators or brokers for organs. (cambridge.org)
  • Surgery
  • After this waiting period, the organ procurement surgery beings as quickly as possible to minimize time that the organs are not being perfused with blood. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sometimes an autograft is done to remove the tissue and then treat it or the person before returning it (examples include stem cell autograft and storing blood in advance of surgery). (wikipedia.org)
  • altruistic
  • This book contends that exclusive reliance on the present altruistic tissue and organ procurement processes in the United States is not only rife with problems, but also improvident. (cambridge.org)
  • The author explores how the altruistic approach leads to a "black market" of organs being harvested from Third World individuals as well as compelled donations from children and incompetent persons. (cambridge.org)
  • Daleiden
  • In September 2015, two courts ruled that Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress must turn over private documents and submit to depositions about how they orchestrated their video sting, and could require Daleiden to turn over paperwork and details of the operation, and provide the full raw footage he collected while posing as an executive of the fictitious tissue procurement firm Biomax. (wikipedia.org)
  • distribution
  • The processing team, also known as the Organ Processing and Pathology Core (OPPC), is responsible for sample processing, inventory, and distribution, as well as the pathological evaluation of tissues that are available in the online pathology database. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • nPOD supports scientific investigators by providing, without cost, rare and difficult to obtain tissues beneficial to their research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Established in 2013 with the pro bono help of a D.C. law firm, this 501(c)(4) non-profit, non-partisan agency is dedicated to removing barriers to living organ donation by communicating relevant scholarly research to Congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her most recent research trip took her to Iran where she spent two months at the end of 2008 studying Iran's system of compensated organ donation. (wikipedia.org)
  • In furtherance of his plan, he set up a sham biomedical research company called Biomax Procurement Services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because there are no known cures for many brain disorders, a high priority is given to research designed to improve the scientific understanding of healthy brain tissue to try to find new treatments. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is to ensure research is thorough, as it is important to have access to brain tissues from people who did not have the diseases being studied for comparison. (wikipedia.org)
  • death
  • Thus, donation after brain death is generally preferred because the organs are still receiving blood from the donor's heart until minutes before being removed from the body and placed on ice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Transplantation raises a number of bioethical issues, including the definition of death, when and how consent should be given for an organ to be transplanted, and payment for organs for transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the 1960s, laws on determining death have, therefore, been implemented in all countries with active organ transplantation programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • After death, the hospital may keep the body on a mechanical ventilator and use other methods to keep the organs in good condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • however, the definition becomes difficult to execute concerning the topic of organ donation, mainly because the subject is incapable of consent due to death or mental impairment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient
  • This variation for a patient with the same illness severity has caused significant controversy over how organs are distributed. (wikipedia.org)
  • promote
  • Second, to promote collaboration through investigator utilization of these tissues and data sharing in an effort to address key immunological, histological, viral, and metabolic questions related to the development of type 1 diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lifeline of Ohio has both clinical and non-clinical staff who promote and coordinate organ and tissue donation. (wikipedia.org)