transplant

Junior89
By Junior89 Latest Reply 2011-09-02 15:14:45 -0500
Started 2011-08-31 07:49:34 -0500

so i heard that there working on pigs to see if they can get there good pank out and replace it with our bad pank


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Junior89
Junior89 2011-09-02 15:14:45 -0500 Report

yeah Gemm i heard all that also some years ago
and RevDSmith that would be grate all this stuff tho i haven't heard nothing on all this things for some time now not to happy about this

Gemm
Gemm 2011-08-31 12:29:39 -0500 Report

I've heard something on this as well. If I recall correctly there are some researchers working on trying to see if a pig's healthy pancreas could possibly be transplanted successfully into a human who needs one, such as someone with diabetes, especially type 1. I don't recall much of what I heard as it was some time ago. I believe I have also heard of some work in this field on stem-cells as well - using a person's own healthy stem cells to grow new organs to replace diseased ones. Again I don't really remember much other than having heard something in passing.

RevDSmith
RevDSmith 2011-08-31 10:46:14 -0500 Report

Hi Junior! I have a friend who is a researcher working with pigs related to diabetes and will ask him. You heard they were putting human pancreas in pigs?

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