UNOS thanks Judy Martin, Assistant Director of the UNOS Organ Center, and John Persons, Esq., UNOS’ General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer, for their effective and dedicated service to the organization and the people we serve.
You know these individuals. They are experienced, innovative and dedicated members of the transplant community who want to improve our nation’s transplant system. We’d like people like this to serve on our OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors and we are currently accepting nominations.
A team of researchers report in the July 30, 2015 edition of The New England Journal of Medicine that modest body cooling of kidney donors after declaration of brain death may significantly reduce the risk of delayed graft function (need for dialysis within a week after transplantation) in recipients.