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Upstate surgeon takes medical mission to help war victims in Ukraine

Upstate surgeon takes medical mission to help war victims in Ukraine

November 23, 2022

Dr Sherard Tatum was among a medical team of surgeons, nurses and technicians...


How kidneys and other donated organs are allocated for transplants

How kidneys and other donated organs are allocated for transplants

February 25, 2022

Interview with Reza Saidi, MD, chief of transplant services at Upstate


Researching new ways to treat graft-versus-host disease

Researching new ways to treat graft-versus-host disease

November 29, 2021

Interview with Mobin Karimi, MD, PhD, a researcher in microbiology and...


Children require kidney transplants for different reasons than adults

Children require kidney transplants for different reasons than adults

April 15, 2021

Interview with surgeon Reza Saidi, MD, Upstate's chief of transplant services


Kidney shortage lessens as healthy people donate one of their kidneys for transplant

Kidney shortage lessens as healthy people donate one of their kidneys for transplant

March 12, 2021

Interview with Reza Saidi, MD, chief of transplant services at Upstate...


Family, friends and Upstate transplant staff rally to help Brewerton man receive kidney from cousin who lives in California

Family, friends and Upstate transplant staff rally to help Brewerton man receive kidney from cousin who lives in California

January 5, 2021

Money helped pay for a private plane to transport family safely to CNY.


Getting a kidney during COVID-19

Getting a kidney during COVID-19

December 3, 2020

Extra precautions ensured a smooth transplant for music professor Lonel Woods


New formula aims to reduce complications after kidney transplants

New formula aims to reduce complications after kidney transplants

July 22, 2020

Interview with Upstate professor of medicine Oleh Pankewycz, MD


Extra safety precautions ensure successful kidney transplant at the height of pandemic

Extra safety precautions ensure successful kidney transplant at the height of pandemic

June 4, 2020

With a potential match arising at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Upstate...


Chaplain donates a kidney to a dying refugee

March 5, 2020


Firefighters share an extra bond: Kidney donor was glad to help his longtime friend

Firefighters share an extra bond: Kidney donor was glad to help his longtime friend

March 3, 2020

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