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WHO: Deadly E. coli outbreak caused by new strain

June 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

So far, the mutant E. coli strain has sickened more than 1,500 people, including 470 who have developed a rare kidney failure complication, and killed 18, including one overnight in Germany, the country hit hardest by the outbreak. Continue Reading

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Donor sparks chain of kidney transplants

July 22, 2010 in INFORUM

One person’s desire to save a stranger’s life sparked a chain of surgeries involving 10 individuals and five kidney transplants at regional hospitals in less than a week.
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Anonymous donor sparks chain of five kidney transplants in 6 days

July 22, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Updated: 7:30 p.m.
A series of 10 surgeries at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and two other hospitals has resulted in kidney transplants for five recipients. Continue Reading