| Sep 9, 2012
| 2:19 AM
BRAWLEY — Just a little more than a week ago, Carolina Luna, 12, was snorkeling through Bahamas waters, dancing with Mickey Mouse and eating lots and lots of ice cream with her family.
It was a wish come true for the vivacious girl through the...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:42 PM
LA JOLLA, Calif. -- A San Diego man and his friend, a woman from San Marcos, have become part of the first intercontinental kidney donation chain, officials with Scripps Health announced today.
The chain, which started when an Oklahoma woman gave a...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:50 PM
California Institute of Renal
Research (CIRR) is searching for a new team member.
The position is for a full-time
Clinical Research Coordinator
with over 5 years of experience conducting clinical trials. Renal dialysis and CKD...
| Jun 7, 2012
Two New Orleans area teenagers have been given a second chance at life.
Both had been waiting on life-saving organ transplants, and they got them this week just moments apart.
The 610 stompers are doing what they do best; busting moves and putting...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 6:32 AM
Kidneys are not usually a trending topic on Twitter, but on Wednesday, IU Health is trying to change that.
Hospital staff will live tweet from inside an operating room, as one Indiana man gets a kidney from his good friend.
Caleb Johnson from Merom,...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 6:09 PM
It was an historic day for IU Health as one group of doctors live tweeted while another group doctors saved performed a kidney transplant.
The kidney went from 33-year-old Colin Newton to his buddy, 31-year-old Caleb Johnson.
Johnson has been on...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 5:59 PM
When Yolanda Medina, a Bronx mother of three children, bled to death on May 23rd at Montefiore Medical Center—because her aorta was cut during organ donation surgery—her passing left her brother, a kidney patient, bereft. “I am...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:21 PM
In early 2010 Richard Tamayo was suffering from kidney failure, only to find out later that year that one of his kidneys had a malignant tumor. Tamayo’s left kidney was removed soon after and dialysis treatment became a routine.
“It was real...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 7:20 PM
ST. JOSEPH -- Imagine being a teacher with a student whose father is extremely ill. What would you do to help? Well one local teacher has decided to ride his bike across the country.
The student's name is Brady Adams, his father, Barry Adams, is...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product Soliris®...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Over the years, 41 year-old John Williamson has seen his cousin, Andy Williamson, only a handful of times.
Their fathers are brothers and grew up in Scotland; John’s father moving to Canada and John eventually ended up in Grand Rapids. Andy, now...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Somewhat goofy by nature, Ray Faczan always wanted to be a clown.
As a pharmaceutical sales represantative, his career obligations prohibited him from achieving the ambition. But when he retired five or six years ago, he finally acquiesced to an...