Joining the bone marrow registry is the first step to being the cure for patients with blood cancers such as leukemia.
Shantell M. Kirkendoll
Shantell M. Kirkendoll is the senior communication representative for the University of Michigan Health System. She leverages social media and media relations to tell compelling stories about research and health care. She was a Knight Journalism Fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and joined the University of Michigan Health System in 2009. Prior to that she was a print journalist for 20 years.
Tim Anegon’s wife and daughter recently connected with the U-M scientists working with his eye tissue donation — and saw the gift’s outsize impact.
No matter people’s age, eye color or eyesight, they likely can serve as a corneal tissue donor. This eye-opening story shows how such donors help.
Patients and practitioners marvel at the craftsmanship of a Kellogg Eye Center ocularist, whose intricate pieces give recipients a new outlook on life.<
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