Nanoparticles Used to Stop a Body Rejecting Organ Transplants
August 8, 2017
(New Atlas) – Organ transplantation has undoubtedly been one of the greatest medical innovations of the last century. The development of modern immunosuppressive drugs has significantly reduced the rates of organ rejection, but these drugs often have dramatic side effects for the patient. A team from Yale has now developed an entirely new way of reducing organ transplant rejection by “hiding” the donated organ using targeted nanoparticles.