Jeffrey Karp

Bioengineering a better quality of life for recipients of hand transplants

August 19, 2014

Researchers experiment with single shot that slows rejection

A drug-secreting gel that holds back the immune system—developed to help treat diseases such as brain cancer, ulcerative colitis, and arthritis—has now been shown to slow hand transplant rejection, in rats, when delivered through a single shot. The success may yield a new… Read more about Bioengineering a better quality of life for recipients of hand transplants