Pig Heart Transplanted Into Human: 10 Genes Modified To Boost Acceptability

Pig Heart Transplanted Into Human: 10 Genes Modified To Boost Acceptability

After doctors at the University of Maryland School of Medicine successfully transplanted a pig’s heart into Maryland resident David Bennett, researchers feel that it will take a few more years until it becomes an everyday reality. The pig heart which Bennett received was a genetically modified one. The modification was necessary so that his body […]

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Pig Heart Transplanted Into Human Body: India-Pakistan Link to Team Behind Surgery

Pig Heart Transplanted Into Human Body: India-Pakistan Link to Team Behind Surgery

The successful transplantation of a genetically modified pig’s heart into the body of a human, which is a medical first, on Tuesday was a major achievement for the doctors and researchers of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM). The team behind the successful transplantation, however, has an India-Pakistan connection. One of surgeons who […]

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