Xenotransplantation

XenoTherapeutics gears up for Series A in 2020

First ever Xeno-Skin graft success pushes xenotransplantation from theory to therapy. A burns unit at Massachusetts General Hospital recently became the first ever to use...

Researchers create human pancreases in animals

Organ shortage could be addressed by pluripotent stem cell technique in human pancreas research. Renal disease is a global burden, both medically and financially; one...

Pig heart transplants move nearer to human testing

Baboon survives for six months after ground-breaking pig heart transplant. Pig hearts engineered to prevent any dangerous immune reaction in the recipient have been used...

GM pigs cured of PERVs – life expectancy boost with CRISPR

Harvard and eGenesis use CRISPR to genetically remove retroviruses to make pigs organs viable for human transplantation. Every ten minutes another person joins a transplant...

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Longevity 2020: shaping-up nicely

Over 45 confirmed speakers for this 5-day online event and a big thank you for your interest. We're moving fast! Longevity 2020 started just over...

Telomeres on repeat to inhibit inflamm-aging

Coming around again – Italian team hopes to use repeated nucleobases to delay aging through extending telomeres. Inflammation is a double-edged sword; while it is necessary...

Join me at my 100th birthday party in 2049!

We speak with GRG's Johnny Adams, a key contributor to the Longevity2020 online conference, about his quest for more healthy years. One of the speakers at this month’s...

Call for consensus in defining biological aging

We speak with a key contributor to the Longevity2020 online conference about biological aging. UK start-up AgeCurve is focused on the measurement of aging and...

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