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New xenotransplantation technology raises $100m

eGenesis race to deliver safe xenotransplantation, is this a welcome reset for xeno technology? The transplantation of animal organs to humans is still a relatively...

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 aim to improve lifespan by creating human pancreases in animals

Organ shortage could be addressed by pluripotent stem cell technique. Renal disease is a global burden, both medically and financially; one study estimates the number...

Longevity milestone as 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 as xenotransplantation opened up

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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