Items Tagged ‘organ transplant’

May 26, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Transplant: Research Makes More Organs Count

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

By Sara Nick/ Discovery’s Edge Several years ago, a surgeon checked on his patient and was pleased to find her sipping hot coffee in her hospital bed just one day after a lung transplant. If he was looking for a sign that the operation went well, he found it that morning. Delight turned to devastation […]

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Tags: #bacterial infections, #kidney transplant, Genetic Testing, Genetics, organ transplant


June 28, 2016

Mayo Clinic and Transplant Genomics Collaborating to Develop Individualized Treatments to Minimize Transplant Rejection

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

A new collaboration is aimed at providing diagnostic tests that can reveal early signs of organ rejection for patients who have undergone an organ transplant. These tests may help physicians adjust immunosuppression medications, which are used to maintain the function of the transplanted organ, prevent organ rejection and minimize side effects. Mayo Clinic Center for […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Mark Stegall, Dr. Martin Mai, Dr. Raymond Heilman, Dr. Roy First, genomic medicine, immunosuppression, immunosuppression medications, individualized medicine, organ transplant, organ transplant rejection, pharmacogenomics


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