organ transplant How Live Frozen Frogs Can Help Preserve Human Organs By Ann Thompson • Feb 25, 2019 Ann Thompson / WVXU Listen Listening... / 3:59 Under a leafy litter, native wood and tree frogs are sleeping in a kind of frozen hibernation. Researchers hope chemicals in their blood that permit this suspended state can translate into a longer shelf life for transplantable human organs. UC Health Sets Organ Transplant Record By Tana Weingartner • Feb 6, 2019 Courtesy of UC Health The University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) performed 303 organ transplants in nearly 300 surgeries last year, setting a new record. How Drones Can Help Transport Human Organs By Ann Thompson • Dec 17, 2018 Courtesy University of Maryland Listen Listening... / 4:04 A University of Maryland transplant surgeon is encouraged by successful tests showing a kidney can be transported by drone. More tests are planned for 2019.