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2011-05-20 07:27:19

Cells found naturally in the body may help prevent the rejection of an organ transplant. Research shows new cell therapy could also eliminate a transplant patient’s need for life-long medication and could help their transplant last longer.

2011-05-19 13:53:41

In the first head-to-head comparison of the three most common drugs used at the time of a kidney transplant to prevent organ rejection, researchers found that the least expensive drug – at one-half to one-fifth the price – is as safe and effective as the other two.

2011-05-18 16:46:46

University of Minnesota Medical School researchers have discovered a method to quickly and exponentially grow regulatory T-cells – also known as "suppressor cells."

2011-05-18 16:39:05

Researchers at King's College London have used cells found naturally in the body, to re-educate the immune system to prevent rejection of an organ transplant while remaining capable of fighting infections and cancer.

2011-05-04 07:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Argos Therapeutics today announced that its immunotherapy platform based on recombinant human soluble CD83 demonstrated significant promise for renal and heart transplantation.

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2011-04-17 07:29:20

Studies of the small sea squirt may ultimately help solve the problem of rejection of organ and bone marrow transplants in humans, according to scientists at UC Santa Barbara.

2011-04-15 14:00:18

Kidney transplant recipients who develop antibodies in response to receiving new organs can develop accelerated arteriosclerosis, or narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the kidney.

2011-04-14 12:30:10

For the first time, scientists at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network have shown in a clinical trial that the Toronto XVIVO System can safely and effectively treat, re-assess and improve the function of high-risk donor lungs so that they can be successfully transplanted into patients.

2011-04-13 14:07:00

SAN DIEGO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The engineering of replacement tissue shows promise to dramatically impact the treatment of patients with end stage heart failure.

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.


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