Solid organ transplantation during the coronavirus crisis

Solid-organ transplantation activity has decreased even in regions where COVID-19 [...]

Statement of ethicist and bishops after England starts the organ donation opt-out system

Opt-out law bioethical issues The opt-out law that presumes that [...]

“In vivo” brain tissue donation. Medical and bioethical approach

Until now, brain tissue donation for scientific studies was done [...]

“Death by donation” bioethical approach

The December 2019 issue of Bioethics News includes a report [...]

The production of functional artificial lungs offers new possibilities for transplantation

As recent findings suggest, the transplantation of lungs produced in [...]

Scientists with 3D – bioink technique print a cornea that mimic human ones. Great hope to patients waiting for cornea donation

Science Daily published an article with the title, 3D printed [...]

Japan approves the first experiments with human-animal embryos in order to produce organs for transplants

Scientist Hiromitsu Nakauchi is the first researcher in Japan to [...]

The discovery of the restoration of brain circulation hours post-mortem could change current paradigms of death criteria

A recent article published in Nature (volume 568, pages336–343 (2019) appears to [...]

World’s first kidney transplant from a living donor with HIV

See Video below Surgeons in Baltimore have performed what’s thought [...]