2015 World Transplant Games continue in Argentina

This week the Summer World Transplant Games kicked off in Mar de Plata, Argentina. The games, a multi-sport event similar to the Olympics, are intended to visibly demonstrate the benefits of successful organ transplantation and donation, and promote the full rehabilitation and well being of participants. The World Transplant Games Federation, the organization that organizes […]

Our Partnership with AxoGen helps reach more in need

Here at LifeCenter Northwest we continuously strive to expand our knowledge and collaboration in order to serve more people through organ and tissue donation. This year we established a partnership with AxoGen, a nerve repair company. Axogen offers a unique portfolio of nerve repair technologies, including a method of processing a human nerve allograft for the repair of […]

Welcome August by Celebrating National Minority Donor Awareness Week

Observed annually, August 1-7 is National Minority Donor Awareness Week, a nationwide recognition created to increase awareness of the need for more organ, eye, and tissue donors, especially among minorities. Organs and tissue can exceed racial boundaries for transplantation; however, the chances of successful transplantation are much greater when the donor and recipient are ethnically alike. […]