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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Innovating organ-on-chip to accelerate research

BIOFABICS brings custom design tools to biofabrication. While still in its infancy, organ-on-chip (OOC) technology is quickly becoming a key growth segment in the Longevity...

Cardiff University and Ervaxx turn to the dark side to fight cancer

Cardiff University is looking to Ervaxx and their Dark Antigens to build on research which could lead to a universal cancer treatment. Cardiff University’s world...

Young blood back on the menu

Exclusive interview: Ambrosia getting back to business after FDA warning. Research has demonstrated that giving old mice blood transfusions from younger mice shows signs of...

Precious nano metals hold key to new treatments

Metallic nanotechnology may turn out to be the most precious way to utilise metals, at least when it comes to increasing healthspan and lifespan. When...

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