05Feb/13

3D stem cell 'printer' could eliminate need for organ donors – Mail & Guardian Online


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3D stem cell ‘printer’ could eliminate need for organ donors
Mail & Guardian Online
One idea behind the search for replacement organs is to grow the cells using a patient’s own DNA to avert transplant rejection. But the sector has been dogged by objections over the use of early-stage embryos, where the most adaptable, or pluripotent
3D printing breakthrough with human embryonic stem cellsEurekAlert (press release)

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01Feb/13

Team Of Doctors Successfully Perform Double Arm Transplant On Veteran – Singularity Hub


Singularity Hub
Team Of Doctors Successfully Perform Double Arm Transplant On Veteran
Singularity Hub
The risk of transplant rejection is high, so the Hopkins team employed an innovative approach of infusing Brendan with bone marrow cells harvested from the donor’s lower vertebrae. This allows him to take only some of the standard three-drug regiments

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01Feb/13

Monoclonal Antibody Industry 2013 Global and China Market Analysis in New … – PR Newswire (press release)

Monoclonal Antibody Industry 2013 Global and China Market Analysis in New
PR Newswire (press release)
For example, Remicade®(Infliximab), which is used to treat rheumatoid, has accessed 11 local medical insurances, Simulect® (Bevacizumab, used in anti-transplant rejection) has accessed 10 local medical insurances, and Rituxan® (Rituximab, used to

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