Tag: "xenotransplantation" at medical news
U of M reaches milestone in diabetes research using pig islets
...t to people." This unprecedented progress on islet xenotransplantation
will be released online Feb. 19, 2006 in the medical journal, Nature Medicine. If research continues to be successful, Hering believes it may be possible to start clinical trials in humans in the next three years. To begin working toward the goal of...
Diabetes researchers pioneer islet cell xenotransplantation in primate studies
...sity of Minnesota, is very exciting and shows that xenotransplantation
in humans may soon be possible, thus solving the islet supply problem," says one of the study authors Ray Rajotte, a professor of Surgery at the University of Alberta. The paper appeared in an advanced on-line publication of Nature Medicine, February...
Porcine islets offer promise for human diabetic patients
ATLANTA -- Islet cell xenotransplantation
presents a promising near-term solution to the cri...ss-species viral transmission, a common concern of xenotransplantation
use in humans. Islet cell transplantation has been successful in reversing type 1 diabetes in humans...
Transplanting organs from animals to humans -- what are the barriers?
... his paper, Dr Mohiuddin discusses the reasons why xenotransplantation
offers greater potential than other techniques for...have been some promising reports that suggest that xenotransplantation
may eventually benefit humans. For example, insulin-producing cells (islets) from pigs were tran...