Transplant

New Cell therapy Will Transplanted Organ Rejection

Researchers from the University of Oxford developed a cell therapy that could prevent transplanted organs from being rejected by the body and remove the need for patient’s long term drug treatment.     The rejection response (top, arrows) to a ...

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Scientists Develop Artificial Skin

Scientists Develop Artificial Skin

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Institute has recently announced the completion of artificial skin produced in a fully automated process. Such a product could benefit pharmacologists, chemists, and doctors, who often have an urgent need for “skin ...

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The Miracle of Spontaneous Blood-Type Switch

The Australian teenager Demi-Lee Brennan has become the first known transplant patient to switch blood groups – at estimated odds of one in six billion. Her blood type spontaneously changed from O-negative to O-positive following a liver transplant, after her ...

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Artificial Vascular System to Help Grow Tissues

Researchers from Cornell University have engineered micro-channels within a water-based gel that can act as a vascular system. The system can carry and deliver oxygen, sugar, proteins, and other growth factors to the growing tissue. The scientists designed the system ...

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