As policymakers weigh financial aid for the airline industry, they have an opportunity to help make the US organ transplantation system more equitable at the same time.
Sept. 28, 2020 • ~7 min
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Inhibiting the innate immune system's "memory" could offer a way to lengthen the survival of organ transplants and cut the risk of rejection.
May 13, 2020 • ~5 min
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Grisly early experiments laid the foundation of our understanding of how to keep organs 'alive' in isolation.
March 11, 2020 • ~8 min
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Some 95,000 Americans are waiting for a kindey donation. Now researchers say it's safe to transplant hundreds of donor kidneys that are discarded each year.
Jan. 8, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new technique called SWIFT (sacrificial writing into functional tissue) ultimately may be used therapeutically to repair and replace human organs with lab-grown versions containing patients’ own cells.
Sept. 6, 2019 • ~7 min
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