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Organ Network Uses Carnegie Mellon Algorithm to Match Live Kidney Donors With Recipients


November 16, 2010

Tuomas Sandholm A computer algorithm developed at Carnegie Mellon University matched living kidney donors with medically compatible transplant candidates late last month as the national Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), operated by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), began a national pilot program to increase the number of kidney paired-donation (KPD) transplants. Full Story

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