When Candace Grimm first heard about a Portland showing of Jan Krawitz's award-winning documentary film, Perfect Strangers, she said she nearly jumped off the couch. The film, which follows one woman's efforts to donate a kidney, parallels with Grimm's life.... #livingkidneydonor #donatelife #organdonation
When a tendon in her knee tore while skiing in 2005, surgeons repaired it using donated tissue. That experience inspired Kelly to change the course of her life. “It was so profound for me to receive that gift. I felt connected to my donor, something I hadn’t expected. Repairing my knee wasn’t just a medical miracle, it was an act of love by that donor.” #DonateLife #TissueRecipient
Dr. Mats Brannstrom and his team perform a womb transplant operation in April. Brannstrom says they delivered a healthy baby boy to a uterine transplant recipient last month, a first in medical science.