A large amount of lungs donated cannot be used for transplantation. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden and Skåne University Hospital have conducted an animal study bringing hope… read more.
Do pediatric kidney transplant patients have better long-term outcomes when their kidney comes from living, biologically unrelated donors compared to deceased donors? A new UC Davis Health study finds that… read more.
Although kidney transplantation is the most effective treatment for children with kidney failure, rejection of the transplanted organ by the recipient’s immune system is a major concern. Transplant… read more.
Organ transplant recipients take life-long immunosuppressive drugs to prevent their bodies from mounting an immune response against the donated organ, yet a substantial number of them still reject… read more.
One of the biggest concerns for patients undergoing skin grafting is scarring post-surgery and the regeneration of transplanted skin. The depth of scarring after suturing varies depending on… read more.
Transplanting a uterus is an effective, safe method to remedy infertility when a functioning uterus is lacking. This is the conclusion from the world’s first complete study of… read more.
Scientists have revived light-sensing neuron cells in organ donor eyes and restored communication between them as part of a series of discoveries that stand to transform brain and… read more.
A team of researchers at Western University is calling for an end to a long-held, strict policy of anonymity in organ donations, pushing for new legislation that will… read more.
Additional booster doses of vaccine against COVID-19 are particularly important for those who are immunosuppressed, namely those who have had solid organ transplants, a new study shows. The… read more.
Heart transplantation can be a lifesaving operation for patients with end-stage heart failure. However, many patients experience organ transplant rejection, in which the immune system begins attacking the… read more.
Hansa Biopharma AB, the pioneer in enzyme technology for rare immunological conditions, announced that its first-in-class treatment Idefirix (imlifidase) has been granted early access post marketing authorization (Autorisation… read more.
David Bennet (aged 57 years), the first person to receive a transplanted heart from a gene-edited pig has died, the University of Maryland Medical Centre (UMMC) announced on… read more.