Articles Tagged with “TRANSPLANT”

If transplant organs could be kept fresher for longer, they could help thousands more on waitlists.

The first U.S. penis transplant didn’t save a life, but it vastly improved one, opening a frontier for complex transplants.

Antirejection medicines may someday be unnecessary for transplant patients. But some body parts pose more of a challenge than others.

These medical breakthroughs made a penis transplant possible.

After major breakthrough in gene editing, pig organs show new promise for use in humans.

The first issue of Proto looked at the promise of transplanting organs from other species. What’s happened since then?

A shortfall has repercussions in policy and an international black market.

Recent procedures bring new hope to face transplant candidates.

An experimental protocol fools the immune system into accepting a new organ without debilitating drugs. Could it become routine?

Disfigured patients will risk anything for a shot at being normal. Three breakthroughs may improve their odds.