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Genetic Modification in Pig-to-Human Transplantation

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  • Elizabeth G. Phimister, Ph.D.

In a recent case of xenotransplantation, now described in the Journal, a porcine heart was transplanted into a human patient, an advance made possible through genetic alterations in the animal donor.

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This editorial was published on June 22, 2022, at NEJM.org.