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Voices in Transplant
Perspectives from the organ donation and transplant community driving innovation, improvement and insights to save lives together
Giving and the Gift of Life: Lindsey C. Jennings, Manager, Philanthropy
There is no greater expression of one’s love for humanity than choosing to become an organ donor.
The liver allocation policy is a success we need to share: Terry Box, M.D., liver recipient
Box’s op-ed highlights how effective policy development is resulting in sicker patients getting liver transplants faster.
Driving toward optimal equity: Vincent Casingal, M.D.
Transplant surgeon on the success of the new kidney allocation policy.
Transplant innovations for today and tomorrow: David Klassen, M.D.
UNOS chief medical officer on the innovations making a difference in transplant.
Transplant equity work never ends: Jerry McCauley, M.D.
UNOS president-elect shares his perspective on transplant equity and the work still to be done.
Why I volunteer: Kidney recipient Precious McCowan
Committee member discusses the importance of patient and donor family advocacy.
Why I volunteer: Valinda Jones, M.S.N., RN, kidney recipient
Board member describes the vital role of volunteers with personal experience in donation and transplantation.
Accelerating the match run: UNOS partners with Nutanix
Nutanix collaboration called a “performance boost.”
UNOS Labs is a collaborative space where UNOS’ behavioral scientists, biostatisticians, data scientists, and developers partner with donation and transplantation experts to work toward solutions that will make the transplant system more efficient and increase transplants.
How Offer Filters will help more kidney patients, faster
Offer Filters analyzes two years of a program’s accepted organ offers to help get high KDPI kidneys to patients who need them.
OPO partners with Black history museum to increase organ donor registrations
Kia Potts tells us how LifeNet Health and a Richmond-area cultural institution worked together to change lingering misconceptions about organ donation.
What are the barriers to wider use of organ perfusion?
Q&A: David Klassen, M.D., on the promise, and challenges to wider use, of normothermic perfusion.
New animation for patients explains the lung Composite Allocation Score (CAS)
New patient-friendly video explains the factors that will determine lung allocation in the continuous distribution framework.