Published in Blood Weekly, September 28th, 2000
In this unusual category of patients, who retain healthy function of their transplants even when they go off immunosuppressive drugs, the immune system still reacts normally. However, the system essentially counteracts its own normal combative response against the donor organ, researchers found.
"It's like two negatives making a positive," said Anne M. VanBuskirk, research scientist at Ohio State's department of surgery and lead author of the study. VanBuskirk...
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