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Organ donation

Introduction

Bioethics press synthesis

eGenesis launches xenotransplantation trial

28 March 2017

The eGenesis start-up project has collected €38 million to finance porcine DNA modification trials. The aim is to create organ reservoirs for human transplants...

Organ donation increasing in Quebec

21 March 2017

On Thursday, Transplant Quebec published its 2016 annual statement on organ donation: "Quebec hospitals are witnessing more organ donations and fewer refusals...

Selling organs - the most brutal solution for Syrian refugees in Turkey

02 March 2017

German state television has carried out an investigation into organ trafficking - a "worrying situation", especially on the Turkish border. Journalists met...

Canada: Increase in overdose-related deaths and organ donation

02 March 2017

According to the Health Authorities in British Columbia (Canada), "more organs are available for transplantation and some of these organs come from victims of...

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