On December 16, Janine Cassata will celebrate the one-year anniversary of her organ transplant.The 50-year-old realtor from Chili was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when she was just 2 years old. It wasn’t until after she suffered an e-coli infection as an adult and her kidneys began to fail that her doctor told her she would need a kidney transplant. He suggested a pancreas transplant as well.Just six months after being added to a waiting list, Cassata was woken up by an early morning phone call. It was the organ transplant coordinator at Strong Memorial Hospital.
Posted on 12/1/2017 1:32:23 PM
A new video produced by the Transfusion Medicine's Patient Blood Management Program highlights the importance of conservative transfusion and the initiatives aimed at providing the highest quality care and optimal patient outcomes.
Posted on 11/14/2017 11:53:24 AM
The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine hosted its annual staff service awards luncheon on Wednesday, October 25.
Posted on 10/26/2017 3:38:58 PM
UR Medicine Labs is a large operation with many moving parts. From phlebotomists who draw blood at patient clinics across Monroe, Genesee, and Livingston counties to couriers who transport the specimens to locations where testing is performed.
Posted on 10/2/2017 3:22:21 PM
An employee from the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine has started a charity drive to collect items to help the victims of Hurricane Maria.
Posted on 9/28/2017 9:38:14 AM