Carlos Martinez and Andrew Placona were among more than two dozen UNOS researchers to present at the 2020 American Transplant Congress.
Research shows a link between a recipient’s age and a relative donor’s age in predicting end-stage renal disease (ESRD) post-donation.
Participating kidney programs performed an increased number of 51-100 percent KDPI transplants while maintaining one-year graft survival rates.
Recently published study measured disparities related to geographic, demographic, clinical and socioeconomic factors for lung allocation.
In a recently published article, UNOS-led research found that the new heart allocation policy provides broader access to the most medically urgent candidates.
At the 2020 American Transplant Congress, UNOS and OPTN researchers presented insights of U.S. transplant hospitals using social media campaigns to identify potential living donors.
Despite a decade since a 2007 fatal plane crash involving a University of Michigan transplant team and pilots, there remain no federal standards regulating air and ground transportation of organ recovery personnel.
Staff and members collaborated to create emergency policy and IT changes to protect patients and keep the system nimble during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Insights on donor PCR testing from the May 11 third international organ donation and transplant town hall webinar.
Organ donation and transplantation organizations acted swiftly to produce town hall-style webinars that have been viewed more than 25,000 times.
Monitoring transplants during the COVID-19 pandemic, the UNOS data visualization shows changes in weekly organ transplants.
Education has become an essential tool transplant programs are using to increase understanding and awareness of the procedure.