Tag Archives: transplantation

Grafting stem cells in 3D arrays

Neural transplantation has continued to show promise as an effective treatment option for neurovascular, traumatic and neurodegenerative disorders. Previous work in neural stem-cell transplantation has demonstrated the ability of distinct neural cells to repair damage and to

Infections erode transplantation tolerance

Organ transplantation is an effective means of treating patients with organ failure, but rejection of the graft remains a major challenge. The life-long use of immunosuppressants needed to prevent rejection makes transplant recipients more susceptible to infections

Melatonin’s role preventing steatohepatitis and improving liver transplantation results

Melatonin (N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine) is produced by the pineal gland as well as by many other organs including ovary, testes, bone marrow, gut, placenta, and liver. This molecule is both a biological rhythm regulator and an important component of

Lowering the burden of liver disease in the UK: a blueprint for change

Liver disease is the third biggest cause of premature death in the UK and the number of deaths from liver disease is on the rise (Fig. 1). People can develop liver disease for a number of reasons

Bone marrow transplantation resets the clock in patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) accounts for about one third of all of leukemias. In the United States 15,000 patients are diagnosed with and 4,500 patients die of CLL every year.  CLL is a diverse disease. Some patients