Thursday, November 21, 2019

Pierre Luc Charland

Aside from being a very experienced transplant coordinator in the Houston area, Pierre is also an amazing content creator for our properties. Pierre plays a key role in driving our mission and offering expert insight to the ever evolving world of transplantation.

Stories From This Author:


It’s Time to Eliminate the Monopolies in Organ Donation

We have always been told that competition makes people or businesses better, right??  It pushes us to work a little harder which at the end of the day makes...

Ever Think About Donating Part of Your Liver? On Average Over 400 Americans Do Every Year

The Ed Henry story is helping promote living donation for liver transplantation. Ed Henry is a journalist for Fox News and he decided to donate about half of his liver...

Medicare Could Save More Than $25B Every Year for Kidney Diseases Care

The new federal government initiative for kidney care that was signed this week by President Trump was long overdue.  More than 20% of the Medicare and Medicaid money goes...

Pigs to Become A Source of Most Organs for Transplant?

Almost 25 years ago she was told her daughter had a rare disease called pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and not much could be done about it.  That did not...

Could Stem Cell Therapy Eliminate the Need for Immunosuppressant in Kidney Transplant?

According to Dr. Samuel Strober, an immunologist and professor of medicine at Stanford, stem cells therapy could potentially eliminate the need for long term use of immunosuppressant therapy such...

Obesity After Organ Transplant

Obesity has become an epidemic in the US during the last decades and transplant patients are not immune from that issue. This major health problem shortens the life of...