Monthly Archives: July 2011

Surgeons carry out first synthetic windpipe transplant

Surgeons carry out first synthetic windpipe transplant

  Scientists in London created an artificial windpipe which was then coated in stem cells from the patient.Crucially, the technique does not need a donor, and there is no risk of the organ being rejected. The surgeons stress a windpipe can also be made within days. The 36-year-old cancer patient is doing well a monthContinue Reading

Foregen Update: Membership and forums are open, application for U.S. non-profit status submitted

Dear Friends, On June 30th we submitted our application for recognition as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the U.S. Once we achieve 501(c)(3) status, we will be able to operate as a tax-exempt organization as well as to receieve tax-deductible contributions. We are now awaiting a reply from the IRS, and we will make anotherContinue Reading