Its caring physicians and staff offer innovative treatments targeted for specific patient needs. You can be a part of this vital program by lending your support. Yours is a gift of hope.
Research is a key factor in improving and maintaining this endeavor. Blood-type incompatibility and other factors reduce the pool of donor candidates significantly and can extend the time a recipient remains insulin-dependent, leading to a host of other ailments. Efforts to 1) refine our understanding of antibodies that reject new tissue and 2) improve medication options will expand the organ-donor pool and increase transplant success rates.
Some investigative work receives federal support; however, early-stage funding is critical in bringing new ideas to the forefront and securing larger grants. Philanthropy is vital to this promising work.
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