xenotransplantation
Jumping Genes Inactivated with CRISPR in Pigs
Jumping Genes Inactivated with CRISPR in Pigs
Shawna Williams | Aug 10, 2017
The study could pave the way for transplanting porcine organs to humans without the risk of reigniting endogenous retroviruses.
“Father of Organ Transplantation” Dies
“Father of Organ Transplantation” Dies
Jef Akst | Mar 6, 2017
Thomas Starzl performed the first successful human liver transplant in 1967 and went on to help develop drugs that improved survival for organ transplant patients.
Xenotransplant Record
Xenotransplant Record
Tanya Lewis | Apr 6, 2016
A donor heart from a genetically modified pig survives for more than 2.5 years inside a baboon’s abdomen.
The Human Touch
The Human Touch
Kate Yandell | Aug 1, 2015
Can mice with humanlike tissues better model drug effects in people?
Survival of the Fittest (to print)
Mary Beth Aberlin | Aug 1, 2012
Science publishing is locked in an evolutionary arms race as it edges further into the digital age.