All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Liver’

Tim Cook Tried to Give His Liver to Ailing Steve Jobs

If you were wondering just how close current Apple CEO Tim Cook felt to former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, well, here’s your answer. The former attempted to give the latter part of his liver. That’s the word from Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader, a new Steve Jobs biography due out on March …

Read More

3D Printed Organs Are Here, And They’re Very Tiny

Growing organs in a lab is no longer science fiction. Universities have already proven that you can grow tissue or blood vessels with 3D printers. One company has now taken it a step further, however, by combining the two. NewScientist reports that Organovo, a San Diego-based medical company, has created a fully functioning human liver via 3D printing. The only …

Read More

Steve Jobs Receives Liver Transplant

Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs received a liver transplant about two months ago and is expected to return to the company by the end of June.

Jobs underwent the liver transplant operation at a hospital in Tennessee, according to the Wall Street Journal. He has been on medical leave from Apple since January and when he returns to the company he may initially work part-time.

Read More