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Laman A. Gray, Jr., M.D.
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News Releases

September 5, 2006 -- ABIOMED RECEIVES FDA APPROVAL OF THE ABIOCOR®

September 27, 2004 -- THIRTEENTH ABIOCOR® PATIENT PASSES AWAY

July 8, 2004 -- 13th ABIOCOR® REPLACEMENT HEART PATIENT REACHES 60 DAY MILESTONE

May 26, 2004 -- JEWISH HOSPITAL/U of L TEAM IMPLANTS ABIOCOR

May 6, 2004 -- JEWISH HOSPITAL/UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE TEAM IMPLANTS ABIOCOR DEVICE

November 3, 2003 -- JEWISH HOSPITAL TEAM IMPLANTS PERMANENT LIONHEART ASSIST DEVICE

September 8, 2003 -- Friends and Family of Tom Christerson Hold Events in His Honor

April 18, 2003 -- Artificial Heart Patient Passes Away

March 18, 2003 -- AbioCor Artificial Heart Patient Passes Away

February 7, 2003 -- TOM CHRISTERSON, WORLD’S SECOND ARTIFICIAL HEART PATIENT, PASSES AWAY

January 23, 2003 -- Jewish Hospital/University of Louisville Team Implants AbioCor

January 8, 2003 -- ABIOCOR HEART IMPLANTED AT JEWISH HOSPITAL BY UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE SURGEONS

January 8, 2003 -- UPDATE ON ARTIFICIAL HEART PATIENT TOM CHRISTERSON

October 29, 2002 -- Artificial Heart patient Tom Christerson marks another milestone

September 25, 2002 -- Artificial heart patient honored during American Heart Walk

September 13, 2002 -- Jewish Hospital Foundation announces Christerson Nursing Scholarship

September 10, 2002 -- ABIOCOR PATIENT CELEBRATES ONE YEAR

June 18, 2002 -- TOM CHRISTERSON ENJOYS EVERYDAY LIFE IN CENTRAL CITY

June 17, 2002 -- NEWS RELEASE OF TOM CHRISTERSON PLANNED

April 15, 2002 -- SECOND ABIOCOR PATIENT IS GOING HOME

April 11, 2002 -- ABIOCOR SURGERY PERFORMED, PATIENT DOES NOT SURVIVE

April 2, 2002 -- ABIOCOR RECIPIENT AND HEART SURGEONS STEPPING OUT FOR LUNCH AT Z'S

March 29, 2002 -- ABIOCOR RECIPIENT TOM CHRISTERSON, SURGEON ROB DOWLING TO
THROW CEREMONIAL PITCH AT LOUISVILLE SLUGGER FIELD

March 27, 2002 -- World's second artificial heart patient leaves hospital

March 13, 2002 -- World's second artificial heart patient marks six months

March 11, 2002 -- World's second AbioCor™ heart patient to meet the press

February 14, 2002 -- Surgeons update condition of second AbioCor heart patient

 

 

 

 

December 21, 2001 -- Louisville surgeons say second AbioCor patient improving

December 4, 2001 -- Memorial Services Set for First AbioCor Totally Implantable Heart Recipient - Robert Tools

November 30, 2001 -- FIRST PATIENT ENROLLED IN ABIOCOR TRIAL DIES

November 30, 2001 -- Condition of first artificial heart patient deteriorates

November 20, 2001 -- SURGEONS UPDATE STATUS OF FIRST ABIOCOR PATIENT

November 14, 2001 --LOUISVILLE SURGEONS GIVE UPDATE ON PATIENTS' CONDITION

November 13, 2001 -- LOUISVILLE SURGEONS PLAN UPDATE ON STATUS OF FIRST ABIOCOR PATIENT

November 5, 2001 -- LOUISVILLE SURGEONS UPDATE CONDITION OF SECOND ABIOCOR PATIENT

October 31, 2001 -- ABIOCOR SURGEONS GIVE UPDATE ON STATUS OF PATIENTS, PROGRAM

October 5, 2001 -- LOUISVILLE-BASED ABIOCOR SURGEONS UPDATE PATIENTS' PROGRESS

September 25, 2001 -- LOUISVILLE ABIOCOR SURGEONS REPORT ON PATIENTS' PROGRESS

September 24, 2001 -- LOUISVILLE ABIOCOR SURGEONS TO OFFER MEDICAL UPDATE

September 19, 2001 -- LOUISVILLE PHYSICIANS OFFER UPDATE ON ARTIFICIAL HEART PATIENTS' PROGRESS

September 13, 2001 -- WORLD'S SECOND ABIOCOR IMPLANT PERFORMED BY LOUISVILLE MEDICAL TEAM

September 7, 2001 -- BOB TOOLS, ABIOCOR PATIENT, CONTINUES PROGRESS

August 30, 2001 -- ARTIFICIAL HEART PATIENT, BOB TOOLS, CELEBRATES 60-DAY MARK

August 20, 2001 -- Artificial Heart Physicians Plan News Briefing

August 17, 2001 -- Artificial Heart Physicians Plan News Briefing

August 13, 2001 -- AbioCor Patient Experiences Minor Setback

July 27, 2001 -- LOUISVILLE SURGEONS SAY ARTIFICIAL HEART PATIENT STILL DOING WELL

July 17, 2001 -- PHYSICIANS SAY PATIENT WHO RECEIVED FIRST ABIOCOR IMPLANTABLE REPLACEMENT HEART DOING WELL
TWO WEEKS AFTER SURGERY

July 14, 2001 -- LOUISVILLE PHYSICIANS TO HOLD PRESS BRIEFING MONDAY TO GIVE ABIOCOR IMPLANTABLE REPLACEMENT HEART UPDATE

July 14, 2001 -- LOUISVILLE PHYSICIANS TO HOLD PRESS BRIEFING MONDAY TO GIVE ABIOCOR IMPLANTABLE REPLACEMENT HEART UPDATE

July 11, 2001 -- Implantable Replacement Heart Patient Update

July 10, 2001 -- AbioCor™ Implantable Replacement Heart Update

July 5, 2001 -- Media Advisory

July 4, 2001 -- LOUISVILLE PHYSICIANS DISCUSS FIRST ABIOCOR IMPLANTABLE REPLACEMENT HEART

July 4, 2001-- ABIOCOR IMPLANTABLE REPLACEMENT HEART PROCEDURE PERFORMED AT JEWISH HOSPITAL BY UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE SURGEONS

July 3, 2001 -- BACKGROUND-ROLL AVAILABLE REGARDING ABIOCOR IMPLANTABLE REPLACEMENT HEART PROCEDURE

July 3, 2001 -- ABIOCOR IMPLANTABLE REPLACEMENT HEART PROCEDURE PERFORMED AT JEWISH HOSPITAL BY UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE SURGEONS

Feb. 1, 2001 -- Louisville physicians discuss FDA approval for ABIOMED to begin human implants of artificial heart

Jan. 30, 2001 -- ABIOMED gets O.K. from FDA to begin human implants of artificial heart

August 12, 1999 -- University of Louisville/Jewish Hospital Team Meets Initial Goal in Replacement Heart Research

May 11, 1998 -- Totally Implantable Heart Replacement Device in Advanced Stages of Development


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