Teen died after one punch, but his organs gave N.J. man new life

HILLSBOROUGH — Beth Colon received the letter in November. She tried to read it but was crying a river of tears before finishing the second sentence. Her sister consoled her and read her the letter. It was from an anonymous 37-year-old recipient of one of her son’s kidneys. Her son, Jared, is the Hillsborough High teen who died last July after getting hit with a punch to the head during an argument with another Hillsborough teen. “I am the 37-year-old male kidney recipient of the precious gift from your loved one,” the letter began. “You have my deepest sympathy for
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Comparable outcome of liver transplantation with Histidine-Tryptophan-Ketoglutarate vs. University of Wisconsin preservation solution: a retrospective observational double-center trial

Background                                                      The question of whether the choice of preservation solution affects outcome after liver transplantation is still not satisfactorily answered. The purpose of this study is to examine the preservation solutions? impact on outcome after liver transplantation. Methods A double-center retrospective study of short- and long-term results of 3134 consecutive liver transplantations with follow-up periods up to 23 years was performed applying multivariate, risk-adjusted analyses with a subset for living-donor transplants, pediatric transplants and cases with prolonged cold ischemic times. An additional focus was put on biliary complications. The primary study endpoints were short- and long-term patient survival and death-censored
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Sales Promotion for Cryo-Ess!!!!

Are you going to the Experimental Biology Meeting March 28 – April 1st?? Find us at Booth # 874 where you can learn more about Cell-Ess Serum Replacement and the exciting launch of Cryo-Ess (cryo-preservative). We will be announcing a Sales Promotion at that time – this is VERY limited due to the VERY high demand. You also won’t want to miss this presentation: Dr. Adam Elhofy to present “Variables in FBS Impact Cell Performance, Reproducibility and Relevant Experimental Results” on Monday March 30 from 2-3 PM on the show floor in Room A Fetal bovine serum (FBS) has been
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Toy Drive off to a slow start – but we know you will come through for the kids!!

Beginning of Week 2 of our Toy Drive for children at the Pediatric Hospital at Bristol Meyers Squibb…slow start but we are not worried.  We KNOW you will come through for these kids. Please mail or drop off your unwrapped toys or gifts for the children to: Essential Pharmaceuticals, 100 Princeton South Corporate Center – Suite 140 – Ewing NJ 08628 http://ecbiz171.inmotionhosting.com/~essent45/abrdd/holiday-toy-drive-for-kids/ Make a child smile
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Essential Pharma is "movin' on up"

Essential Pharmaceuticals, a biotech company that makes products that preserve organs for transplantation, is about to undergo a transplant of its own. The 11-person staff of the company is moving on May 22 from Newtown, Pennsylvania, to the Princeton South Corporate Center just off I-95 at Exit 4. Allan Weber, CEO of Essential, says the company was lured to New Jersey by the superior office space available here compared to Pennsylvania, and by the fact that some of the company’s employees lived in New Jersey. “In Newtown there are really no offices that offer benefits to employees like the office space here does,” he says. “My philosophy is that as we grow, I want everybody to benefit. If you make a nice work environment, people feel happy and better treated.” Princeton South boasts a cafe, a gym, and an on-site hotel, among other amenities.
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