The busts of 5 laureates of the 2019 Mustafa Prize Laureates’ Busts Unveiled in Tehran

November 2, 2020
The busts of 5 laureates of the 2019 Mustafa Prize were unveiled with the presence of 3 laureates
Observing the health protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19, during a ceremony held on November 1, 2020, the busts of the 2019 Mustafa Prize laureates, Ali Khademhosseini, Ugur Sahin, Umran S. Inan, Hossein Baharvand, and Mohammad Abdolahad were unveiled in the Scientists’ Garden, Pardis Technology Park.
A Heart-Breast Cancer-on-a-Chip Monitoring System

October 26, 2020

Dual-organ system enables the measurement of cardiac toxicity arising from breast cancer chemotherapy 

(LOS ANGELES)  Breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer for women around the world, and much effort has been spent in the development of therapies to treat this disease. Among these treatments, chemotherapy has been shown to be among the most effective methods; however, the drugs used in these therapies can have adverse side effects, the most serious of which is toxicity to the heart.  In addition to tissue damage to the heart, chemotherapeutic breast cancer drugs can also affect the heart’s pumping ability or result in clinical heart failure. 

TREC Awarded First Place ClearMark Award for COVID-19 Patient Guide by the Center for Plain Language

October 26, 2020

The Transplant Research and Education Center (TREC) and Health Literacy Media have received the first-place ward in the Special COVID-19 Category at the 2020 ClearMark Awards for Doing everything you can during COVID-19, a comprehensive educational guide for kidney and transplant patients. The ClearMark Awards is an annual event hosted by the Center for Plain Language that celebrates achievements in plain language communications by companies, governments, and organizations across North America. Winners are invited to include the ClearMark stamp on their communications materials, signaling the highest standard for clarity and simplicity. 

Announcing the Launch of a National Campaign to Capture Stories of Hope and Transformation through Living Donation

October 26, 2020 

The Transplant Research and Education Center (TREC) and the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation, with support from Thermo Fisher Scientific, announce the kickoff of a campaign to capture stories of hope and transformation through the Explore Living Donation Storytelling Project. 

(LOS ANGELES) - The Transplant Research and Education Center (TREC), in partnership with the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation and One Lambda, Inc., part of Thermo Fisher Scientific and leading producer of in vitro diagnostic products for the HLA transplant community, has launched a six-month mass media campaign for kidney and transplant patients, living donors, and medical providers to raise awareness about the innovative resources available through the Living Donation Storytelling ProjectThe campaign aims to capture the stories of 500 living donors and inspire, educate and promote living donor kidney transplant (LDKT) 

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