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  • The pathogen-free pigs of the Xenotransplantation Research Center that will supply cells for transplants.

  • A shortage of organs for transplantation—including kidneys and hearts—means that many patients die while still on waiting lists.

  • in email correspondence with Futurism.

  • IUSM Assistant Professor of Surgery Dr.

  • But decades of scientific setbacks have kept clinical trials of that approach, called xenotransplantation, on the horizon.

  • Boston-based eGenesis recently received $38 million in Series A financing to develop a safer xenotransplant.

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  • a biotechnology company focused on utilizing genome editing technology to make xenotransplantation a routine and lifesaving medical procedure, today announced that it raised a $38 million Series A fin.

  • First Pigs without Active Porcine Endogenous Retrovirus (PERV) Produced Using CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing Technology – a Landmark Advance for Xenotransplantation eGenesis, a biotechnology company focus.

  • Using gene-editing, researchers have modified such organs to prevent rejection, and research with primates shows the modified pig organs are well-tolerated.