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2011-03-29 09:54:00

EXTON, Pa., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced initiation of a Phase 2 clinical study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of C1 Esterase Inhibitor [Human] for the treatment of acute antibody-mediated rejection (AMR) in recipients of donor-specific cross-match positive kidney transplants.

2011-03-24 14:34:32

Lung transplant patients have double the risk of organ rejection and death within five years of the procedure if they live near a main road.

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2011-03-18 06:25:00

A transplant patient in New York has contracted the AIDS virus from the kidney of a living donor, the nation's first case of transmission from a living organ donor since screening for HIV began in the mid-1980s, the New York State Department of Health said on Thursday.

2011-03-17 12:29:02

Sirolimus, a drug currently used to help prevent transplant rejection, can improve lung function and quality of life in individuals living with the lung disease lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM).

2011-02-11 14:29:00

Test monitors level of a drug that helps prevent kidney rejection SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has cleared a test to help manage potential organ rejection in kidney transplant patients.

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2011-01-19 08:31:43

UCSF researchers have tackled a decade-long scientific conundrum, and their discovery is expected to lead to significant advances in using stem cells to treat genetic diseases before birth.

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2010-12-30 07:25:51

High stem cell count after transplant predicts debilitating syndrome, U-M research finds.

2010-11-24 07:53:45

UCLA researchers have pinpointed the culprit behind chronic rejection of heart, lung and kidney transplants.


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