Right now more than 3,000 Michiganders are waiting for transplants reports that could improve or save their lives.
A medical examiner’s office in Michigan plans to collect heart valves during autopsies for use in transplants as part of an effort to increase the availability of such tissue for donation.
Michigan’s secretary of state is launching a new license plate designed to encourage people to donate organs and tissues.
University of Michigan researchers finds patients would rather be on waiting list than accept an organ with higher risk of failure.
The University of Michigan’s ‘Be a Hero at The Big House’ event is taking blood donations and signing-up potential donors to the National Bone Marrow Registry at Michigan Stadium on Wednesday.
An improved Michigan Secretary of State is in the works. In addition to a new elections crime unit and better customer service, another critical issue being addressed is organ donation.
Organ donation registrations are up in Michigan, with a 25% increase in June compared to a year earlier.
The proposed plate, which would require legislative approval, was on display Monday while Johnson was at Hurley Medical Center.