Local Nurse Recognized For Extraordinary Gift To PatientA metro Detroit nurse went above and beyond to give her patient a second chance at life.
New Blockbuster Drugs Pitched At MichBio ExpoDrugs that could bring health to tens of thousands of kidney patients, cure osteoporosis and advance the battle against cancer were featured Wednesday on the second day of MichBio Expo, the annual meeting of the state's biosciences business community.
Beaumont Performs Its First Multi-Organ TransplantA 49-year-old Southfield man was the first patient at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak to receive a kidney and liver through Beaumont’s new multi-organ transplant program on April 19.
Facebook Friend Gives Gift of Life at Beaumont HospitalWith the prospect of a three to five-year wait for a transplant kidney, 35-year-old kidney disease sufferer Jeff Kurze and his wife, Roxy, of Warren, turned to Facebook. Much to their surprise, Ricky Cisco, 25, of Royal Oak, replied to Roxy's posting expressing interest in being a donor for her husband. After subsequent testing he was declared a match. The transplant took place on March 30 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak.
NephRx Corp. Starts Human Trial Of Kidney Transplant Assist Drug
NephRx Kidney Drug Gets 'Orphan' Designation