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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Transplant stories

Transplants get rejected, sometimes quickly and sometimes slowly.
Transplants get rejected, sometimes quickly and sometimes slowly. The impact of kidney transplantation on the quality of life of a person who could only otherwise survive on… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/transplant-stories/

Rejection reduced by animal research

Consultant surgeon Geoff Koffman explains that while the prognosis for kidney transplant has improved rejection is still a problem.
Consultant surgeon Geoff Koffman explains that while the prognosis for kidney transplant has improved rejection is still a problem. We also hear how research with mice has reduced… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/rejection-reduced-by-animal-research/

A new way to prevent transplant rejection

For more than 50 years doctors have been using immune-suppressants to prevent organ rejection following transplant operations.
For more than 50 years doctors have been using immune-suppressants to prevent organ rejection following transplant operations. But a new technique recently reported could signal a… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/a-new-way-to-prevent-transplant-rejection/

GM mouse immune to cancer

Cancer tumours somehow escape the body's immune system, even when that immune system is primed by a vaccine designed to specifically target the cancer.
Cancer tumours somehow escape the body's immune system, even when that immune system is primed by a vaccine designed to specifically target the cancer. Recent work with a GM… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gm-mouse-immune-to-cancer/

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