Surgeons Transplant Pig Kidney Into a Patient, a Medical Milestone

March 21, 2024

Close up picture of a pig

(New York Times) – Surgeons in Boston have transplanted a kidney from a genetically engineered pig into an ailing 62-year-old man, the first procedure of its kind. If successful, the breakthrough offers hope to hundreds of thousands of Americans whose kidneys have failed. So far, the signs are promising. (Read More)