June 26, 2024

Estonians Gave Their DNA to Science — Now They’re Learning Their Genetic Secrets

(Nature) – Project covering one-fifth of the country’s population is one of the largest-ever efforts to share results on genetic health risks with research participants. The project is one of the world’s biggest efforts to return genetic results to research … Read More

May 13, 2024

First Person to Receive a Genetically Modified Pig Kidney Transplant Dies Nearly 2 Months Later

(Associated Press) – The first recipient of a genetically modified pig kidney transplant has died nearly two months after he underwent the procedure, his family and the hospital that performed the surgery said Saturday. Richard “Rick” Slayman had the transplant … Read More