Takeover of the DSO-G and foundation of the DGFG by the Hannover Medical School, the Carl Gustav Carus Dresden University Hospital and the Leipzig University Hospital.
After the founding of the non-profit cornea and tissue bank Schwerin together with Helios Kliniken Schwerin in 2006, the DGFG tissue bank with a new clean room facility in Hanover will be established in 2010.
Development of the Knappschafts-Tissue Bank Sulzbach together with the eye clinic Sulzbach at Knappschaftsklinikum Saar.
The Cornea Bank Rostock is transferred to DGFG. In addition, the Städtisches Klinikum Braunschweig, the fifth centre in Germany, opens its heart valve bank.
From this year on the DGFG-Tissue Bank Hannover is allowed to produce and allocate LaMEK.
There is a lot going on in the anniversary year of the DGFG: The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Clinic becomes the 5th shareholder. The DGFG network is now supported both by the university and the church.
With the cooperation with the islet center at the University Hospital Dresden the islet cell donation in the DGFG network starts.
The medicinal product AmnioClip-plus has been approved by the Paul Ehrlich Institute (PEI). With the AmnioClip-plus surgical trauma can be avoided in contrast to conventional AMT and suture-associated procedures.
LaMEK preloaded – ready-to-use corneal graft for DMEK – is already the second tissue preparation specially prepared for DMEK and approved by the Paul Ehrlich Institute (PEI).
In its anniversary year, the DGFG remains committed to expanding the network to include new donor hospitals and locations as well as more tissue banks, and to improving patient care through more tissue donations and transplants – that will be the year 2022!