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Regeneration: Brother-Sister Team Thrive on a Shared Liver

August 1, 2016

It’s one thing to donate an organ – it’s another thing entirely to share one. That’s what Tammy Blackwell and her brother, Chuck Parsons, are doing – sharing the same liver. The liver is the only human organ that can regenerate from just a piece, so when Tammy needed a new liver, transplant doctors at…