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2009-04-09 14:56:21

An Australian-led scientific team says it's developed a therapy that might eventually negate the need for immunosuppressive drugs after organ transplants. Professor Jonathan Sprent and Dr. Kylie Webster from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research, in collaboration with U.S. and Swiss colleagues, successfully tested a method in experimental mice of temporarily adjusting the immune system to allow the receipt of a tissue transplant and accept it as 'self'. They said at no stage, during...

2009-04-07 08:43:09

Australian scientists have made a discovery that may one day remove the need for a lifetime of toxic immunosuppressive drugs after organ transplants. Professor Jonathan Sprent and Dr Kylie Webster from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research, in collaboration with colleagues, Dr Shane Grey and Stacey Walters, have successfully tested a method, in experimental mice, of adjusting the immune system for just long enough to receive a tissue transplant and accept it as 'self'. At no stage,...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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