Read the latest news releases and articles from the Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network below:
Application period is open for second cohort of COIIN pilot
Monday, May 1, 2017
Kidney programs can apply through May 31.
Recap of recently approved and upcoming policy changes
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Access updated policy document reflecting changes from recently implemented proposals. Be prepared for other policy changes coming June 1.
Applications coming in May for second cohort of COIIN pilot
Saturday, April 8, 2017
The application process will open May 1 for kidney transplant programs interested in participating in the next phase.
Instruction available on extra vessels handling and storage
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Access an e-learning module to review OPTN policy requirements for extra vessel recovery, storage and transplant.
Special public comment period begins March 27 for guidance document
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Document addresses communication with patients regarding increased risk donors; April 4 webinar recording is available.
2017 board members and committee leadership named
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Members of the national organ donation and transplantation community have elected 17 members to the board.
FDA Alert Addresses Potentially Contaminated SPS-1 Static Preservation Solution
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Read FDA's most recent update published on March 9, 2017.
Statement from Stuart Sweet about liver distribution discussion
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Stuart Sweet, M.D., Ph.D., is President of the OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors.
Most recent update (Jan. 29) on the bacterial contamination of SPS-1
Thursday, January 26, 2017
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an additional Epi-X update regarding reports of potentially contaminated organ preservation solution. This is an update to information posted on January 12.
Public comment open January 23 2017
Monday, January 23, 2017
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