organ transplant

"I can’t articulate what it was like to lose my mother like that, after being diagnosed with the same disease. I just know the fear of meeting that same fate was something I carried since that hot July day."
A modified pig kidney temporarily attached to a human body showed no signs of rejection.
Organ recipients who aren't vaccinated against COVID-19 are at much greater risk of dying from the disease, data shows.
The donor initially tested negative for the coronavirus. Now, doctors are calling for more thorough testing to be performed ahead of transplants.
Is it brave to make a decision that doesn’t scare you?
Jeni Stepien heard her deceased father's heart beat for the first time since his death.
Tune in to a conversation with experts on organ transplants at Harvard's School of Public Health.