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Donor

One who gives property or assets to someone else through the vehicle of a trust.

Donor

A person or institution who gives assets to another person or institution, either directly or through a trust. Under most circumstances, donors can deduct the value (or depreciated value) of the assets given from their taxable income. While many donors give out of the goodness of their hearts, many do so in order to avoid taxes, especially when donating through a trust.

donor

One who gives a gift.

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Any technology that would convert blood to a true universal donor type must take another characteristic, Rh factor, into account.
Cellenkos is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing universal donor cell therapeutics derived from cord blood for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and inflammatory conditions.
Kevin D'Amour, PhD, vice president of Research and chief scientific officer for ViaCyte, said, 'The universal donor pluripotent stem cell line will represent a tremendous asset to ViaCyte, and the regenerative medicine field in general, and we are grateful to CIRM for their continued support to advance this new approach.
Researchers will test human embryos left over from IVF treatment to find those that are genetically programmed to develop into the "O-negative" blood group, which is the universal donor group whose blood can be transfused into anyone without fear of tissue rejection.
In the study, researchers will test human embryos left over from IVF treatment to find those that are genetically programmed to develop into the "O-negative" blood group, which is the universal donor group whose blood can be transfused into anyone without fear of tissue rejection.
Group O is the most in demand as it is a universal donor and can therefore be given to everyone.
Many babies are treated with O Negative or universal donor blood, so-called because it can be safely given to anyone.
A short video describing Medistem and its new universal donor stem cell product, the Endometrial Regenerative Cell (ERC) can be found at http://youtu.
It will use Universal Cells' Universal Donor Cell technology to create cell therapy products that can be administered to any recipient without the need for Human Leukocyte Antigen matching.
The AmnioStem product is a universal donor, amniotic fluid-derived stem cell that has shown therapeutic activity in animal models of stroke.
Scientists at the Newcastle-led Arthritis Research UK Tissue Engineering Centre also hope to eventually discover a way to "switch on" stem cells already present in patients' joints and aim to develop a bank of universal donor cells for use with any patient.
People don't realise that their donation could help three people and one donation of O negative or universal donor blood can save eight premature babies.

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