AlloSource Awards Dr. Matthew Provencher The Annual Dr. Steven Gitelis Inspiration Award

Centennial, Colo. — May 8, 2019 — AlloSource®, an organization dedicated to advancing the science and use of transplantable allogeneic cells and tissue, today announced it is awarding Dr. Matthew Provencher with its third annual Dr. Steven Gitelis Inspiration Award. The award honors a physician who understands and embraces the use of donated human tissue to help patients heal. “I am incredibly humbled to receive this award,” said Dr. Provencher. “Every day I see the healing power of donated human tissue, especially cartilage, to recreate the joint surface. Tissue donors have significantly advanced the field of orthopedics and the treatments…

AlloSource Hosts 25th Anniversary Event Featuring Columbine Survivor and Tissue Recipient Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson

Centennial, Colo. — April 25, 2019 — AlloSource®, an organization dedicated to advancing the science and use of transplantable allogeneic cells and tissue, today celebrates 25 years of honoring donors and helping patients heal with an event featuring Columbine survivor and tissue recipient Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson. On April 20, 1999, Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson was in the library during the Columbine High School shooting. Johnson spent nearly two decades coming to terms with her experience. She recently released a memoir, Over My Shoulder: A Columbine Survivor’s Story of Resilience, Hope, and a Life Reclaimed. “Surviving the tragedy at Columbine was just…

AlloSource Announces Two-Year Shelf Life On ProChondrix CR Fresh Cryopreserved Osteochondral Allograft

Centennial, Colo. — March 12, 2019 — AlloSource®, an organization dedicated to advancing the science and use of transplantable allogeneic cells and tissue, today announced that ProChondrix® CR now has a two-year shelf life based on the results of real-time testing. ProChondrix CR helps deliver the necessary components for articular cartilage restoration. This next generation of cartilage restoration therapy provides the live, functional cells and other biological components necessary for repair and regeneration of damaged cartilage tissues. Following cryopreservation, ProChondrix CR delivers high chondrocyte viability for up to two years (~94% avg.). The two-year shelf life helps alleviate the challenges…

AlloSource Named One Of The 2019 Training Top 125 Organizations By Training Magazine

Centennial, Colo. — February 26, 2019 — AlloSource®, an organization dedicated to advancing the science and use of transplantable allogeneic cells and tissue, today announced it was named one of the 2019 Training Top 125 by Training magazine for excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs. The Training Top 125 ranking is based on a variety of qualitative and quantitative factors, including: demonstratable Kirkpatrick Level 3 and 4 results, innovation, success factors, training strategically linked to business goals, corporate commitment to training, potential applicability of best practices companywide and to other organizations and industries, and the ingenuity of outstanding training…