White House Organ Summit - June 13, 2016
New Living Organ Donation Collaboration Announced at White House Organ Summit Johns Hopkins University, National Kidney Foundation and Novartis team up to help patients find living donors. (Direct PDF White House Organ Summit)
June 13, 2016—New York, NY—At the White House Organ Summit today the National KidneyFoundation (NKF) announced a new collaboration with Johns Hopkins University and Novartis to nationally launch the Live Donor Champion Program. Developed by transplant surgeon Dr. Dorry Segev at Johns Hopkins University, the Live Donor Champion Program aims to overcome common barriers to finding a living kidney donor—a need for more education about living donation; and are luctance to start a conversation about donation among transplant candidates.
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