December 15, 2016

After months of hard work selecting a concept, choosing calendar participants, conducting photo shoots, writing stories and evolving through multiple rounds of editing, LifeGift is excited to present the highly anticipated 2016 annual report/2017 calendar.

December 14, 2016

Kevin Myer, MSHA, LifeGift president and CEO, sits down to talk about our successes in 2016, the exciting initiatives planned for 2017 and the amazing people who make it all possible.

October 11, 2016

On Thursday, Oct. 6, more than 100 organ donation and transplantation professionals gathered for the Inaugural Texas Medical Center (TMC) Hispanic Transplant Symposium at TMCx in Houston. 

September 7, 2016

The LifeGift Communications Department is working feverishly behind the scenes on the next edition of the LifeGift 2016 Annual Report/2017 Calendar, “Together in Hope.” More than just a calendar, it is an inspirational tool to encourage others to say “YES” to organ, eye and tissue donation.

September 5, 2016

On Thursday, Oct. 6, organ donation and transplantation professionals throughout the region will gather to discuss the challenges faced by Texas’s growing population of Hispanic patients with end-stage organ disease during the Inaugural Texas Medical Center (TMC) Hispanic Transplant Symposium. 

August 15, 2016

When you think of superheroes, you think of someone who wears a costume and uses their amazing powers to save lives. The term superhero is used to invoke heroism and selfless courage for those in need. In movies, you see Superman flying from the sky to rescue someone who is in peril.

August 12, 2016

LifeGift is busier than ever with dramatic increases in organ and tissue donation and transplantation so far this year. Our talented and dedicated staff have been working to develop improved practices and services to help make donation opportunities result in actual transplants for the patients and community we serve. 

August 10, 2016

The Inaugural Texas Medical Center Hispanic Transplant Symposium began with the vision of UTHealth/Memorial Hermann transplant surgeon, Dr. Mark Hobeika.

August 5, 2016

When 56-year-old Tammy Ekrut logged onto her Facebook page one warm July day in 2015, she had no idea about the miracle that was about to play out. 

July 6, 2016

Kim and Michael Garcia were joyfully expecting their firstborn, a son to be named Simon Alexander. But halfway through their pregnancy they learned that their son would not survive. Despite this emotional storm, the Garcias decided that carrying Simon to term was the right thing to do. 


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