• 2016
  • On January 25, 2016, a grand jury in Harris County, Texas, that originally had investigated the Gulf Coast chapter of Planned Parenthood indicted Daleiden on a felony count of tampering with governmental records by making and using a fake driver's license, and a misdemeanor charge for emailing an offer to buy fetal tissue for $1,600. (wikipedia.org)
  • The misdemeanor charge of offering to buy fetal tissue was dismissed on June 13, 2016, because of a defect in the indictment. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 42 U.S. Code § 274e (prohibition of organ purchases) and 42 U.S. Code § 289g-2 (prohibitions regarding human fetal tissue). (cosmopolitan.com)
  • 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)
  • The "human fetal tissue" law is much the same, but also adds a caveat that no tissue or organs can be obtained from a fetus that was conceived specifically for the purpose of terminating and donating. (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 Kilgour-Matas report is a 2006/2007 investigative report into allegations of live organ harvesting in China conducted by Canadian MP David Kilgour and human rights lawyer David Matas. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2009, the authors published an updated version of the report as a book, titled Bloody Harvest, The killing of Falun Gong for their organs, and in the same year received an award from the International Society for Human Rights. (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)
  • allegations
  • The report was requested by the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (CIPFG) after allegations emerged that Falun Gong practitioners were secretly having their organs removed against their will at Sujiatun Thrombosis Hospital. (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)
  • Planned Parenthood
  • There is no financial benefit for tissue donation for either the patient or for Planned Parenthood. (cosmopolitan.com)
  • A biomedical research company, called Biomax Procurement Services, LLC which has been called a sham and fake company in the media was set up to provide cover for Daleiden and others to pose as buyers of fetal tissue, secretly recording the Planned Parenthood officials during meetings. (wikipedia.org)
  • The videos led anti-abortion politicians to request a criminal investigation of Planned Parenthood for allegedly profiting from the donation of fetal tissue. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the full, unedited, videos became available, they instead showed "a Planned Parenthood executive repeatedly saying its clinics want to cover their costs, not make money, when donating fetal tissue from abortions for scientific research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Planned Parenthood asserts that they may donate fetal tissue at the request of a patient, but such tissue is never sold. (wikipedia.org)
  • PATIENTS
  • Due to the lack of organ availability, about 20 patients die each day on the waiting list for organs. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • kidneys
  • These individuals supply kidneys and other organs for Americans and other Westerners willing to shop and pay in the private process. (cambridge.org)
  • Worldwide, the kidneys are the most commonly transplanted organs, followed by the liver and then the heart. (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)
  • 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)
  • regulation
  • Involuntary organ harvesting is illegal under Chinese law, although under a 1984 regulation it became legal to remove organs from executed criminals with the prior consent of the criminal or permission of relatives. (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)
  • Patient
  • This variation for a patient with the same illness severity has caused significant controversy over how organs are distributed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although
  • Recovery is currently the preferred term, although "harvesting" and "procurement" have been used in the past, they are considered inappropriate, harsh, and potentially inaccurate. (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)
  • 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)