By John Ericson | Tue, 12/31/2013 - 17:28
Javier Acosta received a new lung following a successful challenge to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network's so-called "Under 12 Rule."
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 11/14/2013 - 11:23
Ohio death row inmate Ronald Philips' execution has been delayed until doctors decide whether a pre- or post-execution organ donation is possible.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Fri, 08/30/2013 - 10:29
University of Toledo Medical Center filed to dismiss a lawsuit from Sarah and Paul Fudacz's family after admitting to throwing out the healthy kidney meant to be transplanted between the siblings.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 06/18/2013 - 02:10
A Facebook-based social media initiative triggered a 21-fold increase in registered organ donors across the US in a single day.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 10:51
A 10-year-old girl in the Philadelphia may die because of national organ donor law that prohibits anyone under the age of 12 from receiving an organ before an adult.
By Ashik Siddique | Fri, 04/12/2013 - 19:42
An uncommon intestinal parasitic threadworm called Strongyloides stercoralis infected whole organ transplant recipients through the kidneys, pancreas, liver, and heart of a single donor.
By Christine Hsu | Mon, 12/17/2012 - 13:20
The family of a UK cystic fibrosis patient who died of cancer after she was given a smoker's lung during a transplant operation is speaking out about her death for the first time.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 10/18/2012 - 13:37
A teenage girl who had been stuck in a coma after a catastrophic car crash miraculously woke up just as doctors were about to declare her brain dead and harvest her organs.