TAG: organ donation
Café Scientifique: Xenotransplantation – the solution to our organ shortage?
On Wednesday 10 October 2012, Adelaide Law School Senior Lecturer Dr Bernadette Richards spoke at ‘The Science Exchange’ at RiAus on the topic of Xenotransplantation, along with panelists Dr Toby Coates from the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Professor Anthony D’Apice from St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. Xenotransplantation – taking organs from animals and transplanting them into […]
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Organ donation myths and facts – Dr Bernadette Richards to speak at Community Forum
As part of DonateLife Week 2012, RiAus, in association with DonateLife SA and the support of the Organ and Tissue Authority, a public forum will be held in Mount Gambier on the 20 February 2012 to discuss organ donation myths and facts. The forum will include a panel discussion of experts including Adelaide Law School […]
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Seminar: When Are You Dead? Brain Death and Organ Donation
When are you dead? You might think that everyone knows the answer to this question but it’s not quite as simple as it seems. Brain death is a concept that most people find difficult to grasp and yet it is central to the donation of organs. What is brain death? How do families cope with […]
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