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Kidney Transplant Recipients Benefit from Shorter Wait Times in St. Louis

Kidney Transplant Recipients Benefit from Shorter Wait Times in St. Louis

Posted May 15, 2014 in News Category

Shirley Washington of Fox 2 told the story on Tuesday of actor Marlon Sanders, who received a kidney transplant when he moved back to his hometown of St. Louis after waiting for a transplant for more than three years in Los Angeles.

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MTS Celebrates National Donate Life Month this April

MTS Celebrates National Donate Life Month this April

Posted April 16, 2014 in News Category

Mid-America Transplant Services celebrates this April as the 11th annual National Donate Life Month. The celebration commemorates those who have received or continue to wait for lifesaving transplants.

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MTS Volunteer Featured in St. Louis American

MTS Volunteer Featured in St. Louis American

Posted March 20, 2014 in News Category

Kidney recipient and MTS volunteer Rev. Lauren Hickman was recently featured in the St. Louis American. He shared his story of high blood pressure leading to kidney failure, dialysis and transplant.

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MTS Operating Room Called a "Novel Facility"

MTS Operating Room Called a "Novel Facility"

Posted February 26, 2014 in News Category

Mid-America Transplant Services was the first to offer transplant surgeons a designated organ recovery operating room in its facility, and a recent study is showing the benefits of this innovation.

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Team Transplant St. Louis Prepares for Houston Games

Team Transplant St. Louis Prepares for Houston Games

Posted February 18, 2014 in News Category

For two weeks in February, the Olympics provide inspirational stories of overcoming obstacles to triumph. In St. Louis and communities across the nation, a group of special athletes have overcome obstacles of their own and are preparing for their own Olympic-style event this summer.

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Inspired by Transplant Hopefuls, Chesterfield DMV Achieves Record Registry Enrollment

Inspired by Transplant Hopefuls, Chesterfield DMV Achieves Record Registry Enrollment

Posted January 30, 2014 in News Category

The Chesterfield License Office, operated by Mid-America Transplant Services, achieved an office-best  66 percent donor registry enrollment during the month of December and its sister office in Maplewood recorded an office-best 59 percent in the same time period. 

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Celebrate National Eye Donor Month

Celebrate National Eye Donor Month

Posted January 16, 2014 in News Category

March 2014 will mark the 31st Annual National Eye Donor Month! The Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) is excited about the many events, ceremonies, and activities available to commemorate this event. 

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2014 Donate Life Float to Inspire Rose Parade Viewers to "Light Up the World" as Lifesaving Donors

2014 Donate Life Float to Inspire Rose Parade Viewers to "Light Up the World" as Lifesaving Donors

Posted December 17, 2013 in News Category

More than 70 organizations supporting Donate Life America’s lifesaving mission unveiled their 11th Donate Life Rose Parade float: “Light Up the World,” a festival of beautiful lanterns which will inspire viewers worldwide to save and heal lives through organ, eye and tissue donation. The Donate Life float and its honored participants are the centerpiece of a national campaign that leads up to the 2014 Rose Parade.

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MTS Family House Dedicated to Bob and Marge Murphy

MTS Family House Dedicated to Bob and Marge Murphy

Posted December 3, 2013 in News Category

Mid-America Transplant Services dedicated its MTS Family House to Bob and Marge Murphy on Monday evening at a special open house for the Board of Directors.

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Mid-America Transplant Services’ opens new Family House to support transplant families while they await a life-saving organ transplant

Mid-America Transplant Services’ opens new Family House to support transplant families while they await a life-saving organ transplant

Posted December 3, 2013 in News Category

Hundreds of patients come to St. Louis hospitals every year needing life-saving organ transplants.  Many come from out of state or travel great distances.  The MTS Family House will provide a comfortable, safe, and affordable place for families to stay while waiting to receive the Gift of Life.

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