Human heart transplantation is 50 years old.
Growing human organs in pigs mean they’re doing our dirty work for us.
We're living longer and more ill lives – could we use animals to grow human organs for transplants?
A ready source of hearts…one day.
A baboon survived nearly three years with a pigs heart, so does that mean cross-species transplantation is imminent?
The cultivation of pig organs for human transplantation carries great risk and promise.
Public attention is focused on whether we should use gene editing technology on embryos, but it could potentially have a bigger and more immediate impact on human health via animal organ donation.
Pig cells could be used to deliver insulin to Type 1 diabetes patients via an implant under the skin, potentially freeing…
Pigs may be the answer to Australia’s organ donor shortage.
Transplantation is the best available treatment for many serious health problems including diabetes, kidney failure and heart disease. These conditions affect millions of people worldwide and the cost…