Thursday, November 21, 2019

Nelson O. Freytes

Nelson received a liver transplant over 20 years ago due to fulminant liver failure, caused by thyroid medication. A few years after his transplant, Nelson set out to build a ‘next-level’ social network for the transplant community and started Transplant Cafe, and most recently Transplant News.

Stories From This Author:


Stem Cell Transplant Reverses Disabling MS-like Disease

Stem Cell Transplant Reverses Disabling MS-like Disease A stem cell transplant has reversed a debilitating neurological disorder that leaves more than 50% of the affected people blind or unable to...

Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Get Life-Saving Transplant

Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Get Life-Saving Transplant A nurse with a heart and call to save became a hero to a 27-year-old man with autism. She saved...

Father Who Called On The Public For Their Stem Cells For His Son Nominated For A Prestigious Anthony Nolan Award

Father Who Called On The Public For Their Stem Cells For His Son Nominated For A Prestigious Anthony Nolan Award Like some other parents who have been in his shoes,...

First Full Face Transplant Done on a Black Man

First Full Face Transplant Done on a Black Man An African American man in Boston was the first to have a full face transplant. Robert Chelsea had the honor of...

People Disabilities Barred from Receiving Transplants – Claims New Report

Is Disability a Factor In Organ Transplantation? People with disabilities, according to a new report, are being barred from receiving organ transplants. The report was released by the president of...

Trump’s New Kidney Dialysis Directive To Save Lives And Money

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at reducing the cost of kidney treatment by increasing the availability of kidney transplants. According to the National Institutes of Health,...