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Behind the Scenes / Animal-to-human transplants get closer

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A study on growing transplantable human organs in pigs and other animals will likely start as early as this autumn. The project will mark the end of a ban on such research following the publication of a national report on the issue. While the study is expected to lead to a new source of human organs, which have been in short supply, some issues remain, such as technical obstacles and ethical concerns.

5-year discussion

“Many problems [in medical transplantation] would be solved if transplantable organs could be harvested in........

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