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New Approach To Prevent Antibody-mediated Damage In Kidney Transplants, Mayo Clinic Study



6/9/2009 7:25:46 AM

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Mayo Clinic -- BOSTON — Early results from a Mayo Clinic research study demonstrate the effectiveness of a new approach to blocking an important part of the immune system that causes severe damage to some kidney transplants. Historically, these patients have been very difficult to treat successfully because their immune systems are already primed with antibodies to destroy the donor organ. These findings were presented today at the American Transplant Congress.


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