See the latest news from the National Kidney Registry about its Kidney for Life initiative as well as news stories and academic publications about kidney donation.
Intermountain Healthcare Transplant Program Performs Record-Breaking 104 Life-Saving Liver Transplants in 2022
January 11, 2023
Intermountain Healthcare performed a record 104 adult liver transplants in 2022 thanks to the life-saving generosity of deceased and living organ donors, their families, and a team of transplant caregivers at Intermountain. Intermountain is considered a leading program nationally in the Kidney for Life Program.
Gabriel Ryan wasn’t supposed to live. Today, he is thriving
February 17, 2022Mayo Clinic
Gabriel Ryan wasn’t supposed to live. The Goodhue, Minnesota, toddler was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease before birth. The disorder is usually fatal. But young Gabriel has defied the odds.
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Goodhue toddler’s life saved by nationwide kidney match program
December 24, 2021KARE 11
By donating his kidney, Eric Ryan helped save two lives: the person who received his organ, and also his 1-year-old son.
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Long-Term Survival after Kidney Transplantation
August 19, 2021The New England Journal of MedicineRead More
The National Kidney Registry’s 50th Low Eplet Mismatch Transplant
May 13, 2021
The National Kidney Registry announced that yesterday marked the 50th successful low eplet mismatch kidney transplant facilitated through the Kidney for Life (KFL) program.
Eplet Mismatch Load and De Novo Occurrence of Donor-Specific Anti-HLA Antibodies, Rejection, and Graft Failure after Kidney Transplantation: An Observational Cohort Study
November 1, 2020Journal of the American Society of NephrologyRead More
Adequate Tacrolimus Exposure Modulates the Impact of HLA Class II Molecular Mismatch: A Validation Study in an American Cohort
September 4, 2020American Journal of TransplantationRead More
HLA‐DR/DQ molecular mismatch: A prognostic biomarker for primary alloimmunity
November 4, 2018American Journal of TransplantationRead More
Donor-Recipient Matching Based on Predicted Indirectly Recognizable HLA Epitopes Independently Predicts the Incidence of De Novo Donor-Specific HLA Antibodies Following Renal Transplantation
December 1, 2017American Journal of TransplantationRead More
Class II Eplet Mismatch Modulates Tacrolimus Trough Levels Required to Prevent Donor-Specific Antibody Development
May 15, 2017Journal of the American Society of NephrologyRead More