Nonprofit Wants You To Donate Poop To Help Save Lives

January 30, 2015 7:08 PM

4 0

Nonprofit Wants You To Donate Poop To Help Save Lives

While there’s no shortage of stories of gracious people giving blood and donating organs, a new nonprofit is encouraging people to hand over their No. 2’s to help those with plaguing gastrointestinal conditions.

After watching a friend and relative with C. difficile infection, an aggressive intestinal bug, suffer through 18 months of ineffective treatments, a small group of microbiologists, public health advocates and concerned citizens founded OpenBiome in 2012.

Read more

To category page

Loading...