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Mid-America Transplant Foundation Hosts First Research and Innovation Symposium

Mid-America Transplant Foundation Hosts First Research and Innovation Symposium

Posted January 29, 2018 in News Category

Clinical researchers who have received funding from the Mid-America Transplant Foundation, presented progress on their research, which is expected to impact donation and transplantation within the next three to five years.

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Facebook is changing.</br> Here’s how you can continue to interact with us on Facebook!

Facebook is changing.
Here’s how you can continue to interact with us on Facebook!

Posted January 24, 2018 in News Category

You’ve probably heard that Facebook is making changes to its news feed. As a result, you may no longer see our posts in your news feed. 

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Mid-America Transplant Reports A Record-Breaking Year; <br/> Organs Transplanted from Local Donors Exceeds 700 for the First Time in 2017

Mid-America Transplant Reports A Record-Breaking Year;
Organs Transplanted from Local Donors Exceeds 700 for the First Time in 2017

Posted January 18, 2018 in News Category

A historic number of organ donations in Mid-America Transplant’s service area led to more lives saved than in any other year in its history. Mid-America Transplant facilitated the recovery of 718 lifesaving organs from 223 selfless, heroic organ donors in 2017.

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Donor Family Honors Donors at Holiday of Lights

Donor Family Honors Donors at Holiday of Lights

Posted December 11, 2017 in Donor Family News

Rhonda Robert knows how difficult the holidays can be without a loved one. That’s why she was inspired to create an organ and tissue donor memorial for donor families in southeast Missouri by honoring their loved ones at the Holiday of Lights display at Cape County Parks. 

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Mid-America Transplant Foundation Awards More Than $550,000 In Research Funding

Mid-America Transplant Foundation Awards More Than $550,000 In Research Funding

Posted November 27, 2017 in News Category

The Foundation’s Clinical Innovation Fund aims to support research that will impact transplantation within 3-5 years.

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Republic Teen To Be Honored As Organ & Tissue Donor At 2018 Tournament Of Roses Parade

Republic Teen To Be Honored As Organ & Tissue Donor At 2018 Tournament Of Roses Parade

Posted November 16, 2017 in Donor Family News

A portrait in flowers, honoring “The Gift of Time.”

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National Minority Donor Awareness Week To Be Held August 1st through 7th

National Minority Donor Awareness Week To Be Held August 1st through 7th

Posted July 31, 2017 in News Category

AMAT salutes the great strides that have been made in terms of the significant increase of multicultural organ, eye, and tissue deceased donors. However, the percentage of patients being added to the national transplant list continues to surpass the percentage of ethnically diverse donors.

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SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Unveils Inspired by Life Wall

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Unveils Inspired by Life Wall

Posted July 21, 2017 in News Category

The wall, which includes a monitor that will show organ transplant patients of the hospital, is located near the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

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For the 100th Guest of Family House, It’s Wonderful

For the 100th Guest of Family House, It’s Wonderful

Posted July 12, 2017 in News Category

“We would probably be staying at a hotel if it weren’t for Family House,” Kolleen said. “This is so nice, so much better. It’s a home.”

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Diane Brockmeier Elected President of Association of Organ Procurement Organizations

Diane Brockmeier Elected President of Association of Organ Procurement Organizations

Posted June 26, 2017 in News Category

She will lead AOPO in providing education and collaboration for 58 U.S. organizations responsible for facilitating organ and tissue donations for transplant.

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