Kidneys from genetically modified pig transplanted into brain dead human
Thursday, 20 January 2022 In a world first, two kidneys from a genetically modified pig have been transplanted into the body of a brain dead human – an achievement hailed as a “game-changing moment in the history of medicine”.
Kidneys From Genetically-Altered Pig , Transplanted Into Human Patient for First Time.
The procedure was conducted by doctors with the Comprehensive Transplant Institute at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in September 2021.
James Parsons had been hospitalized, but was brain-dead due to a...