Mayo Clinic Transplant Center

Edward Pompeian first came to Rochester, Minnesota, for care at Mayo Clinic. He never forgot his experience as a transplant patient, nor of the concerns[...]

By In the Loop • July 16, 2019

Chris Douglas learned via Twitter one evening that long-time acquaintance Chad Corey needed a kidney transplant. The next day, Chris began taking steps that would[...]

By In the Loop • May 23, 2019

Caren Shank was her late husband Steve's caregiver, supporter, and partner in raising awareness about causes he cared about, including organ donation. Even after his[...]

By In the Loop • April 25, 2019

As a new retiree, Carroll Sharp took patients to and from kidney dialysis and saw how their condition affected them. So when he learned about[...]

By In the Loop • April 23, 2019

Kidney donor Ericka Downey will take home a well-deserved award this basketball weekend in Minneapolis for her role in saving coach Billy Gillispie's life. As[...]

By In the Loop • April 4, 2019

Jennifer Jones and her fiancé, Rob Ronnenberg, never could have imagined their wedding would be televised. But then a viral video caught the attention of[...]

By In the Loop • March 5, 2019

When transplant cardiologist Lisa LeMond, M.D., introduced two of her patients to each other, she knew they had a lot in common. What she couldn't[...]

By In the Loop • February 19, 2019

This year's Rose Parade was especially meaningful to lung transplant recipient Steve Shank, who rode on the Donate Life float while holding a photo of[...]

By In the Loop • January 10, 2019

  Jon Prebeck got a sobering look at his mother-in-law's life with kidney disease when she came to stay with Jon and his wife. That's[...]

By In the Loop • November 13, 2018

Scott St. Michel was in need of a liver transplant, but extra weight and the severity of his situation kept him off of the wait[...]

By In the Loop • November 8, 2018