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Milestone study in development of xenotransplantation
...form their lives. Potentially, a safe andeffective xenotransplantation
programme could provide enough healthy organs tooffer transplantation to these patients. For more than 15 years,Novartis has helped improve the quality of life for transplant recipients. Theintrodu...
New procedure makes kidney transplant an option for thousands on waiting list
...ransplants move medical science one step closer to xenotransplantation
(pig-to-human organ transplants). "The barrier to putting a pig kidney into a human is the presence of antibodies," says Dr. Stegall. "With positive crossmatch transplants, we have crossed that antibody barrier in a human-to-human transplant." "We h...
International Congress of the Transplantation Society beginning Sunday
...lar transplantation, gene therapy, transgenics and xenotransplantation
will be presented in scientific sessions. Following a pre-congress symposium on living donor kidney transplantation, the congress officially begins at 6 p.m. on Sunday with opening ceremonies that will pay tribute to the late Felix T. Rapaport, M.D....
Mayo researchers observe genetic fusion of human, animal cells -may help explain origin of AIDS
...ong been interested -- and is a world leader -- in xenotransplantation
(ZEE-no-transplantation). This is an experimental field within transplant biology in which specially bred and raised pigs might eventually become donors for humans to meet the drastic shortage of suitable donor organs. Worldwide, thousands of people ...