Discoveries Magazine



Chain Links

It’s well-known that the number of kidney donors falls far short of the number of people in need of a kidney transplant. What’s less known is an extraordinary pay-it-forward solution to the shortage that involves a chain of Good Samaritans Read On

Safer Heart Surgeries

Cedars-Sinai scientists are collecting data — and damaged cells — from heart transplant patients to improve recovery. Open-heart surgery is a lifesaving procedure commonly performed in the U.S. to replace failing hearts, bypass clogged arteries, and repair leaky valves. While Read On

All Eyes on Transplantation

Millions of lives have been saved since the first organ transplantation in 1954. Today’s leading-edge technology brings new promise but barriers remain. We asked 14 experts for their big ideas on how to improve the dynamic field.