How Xenotransplantation Works

"A paper published in the August 9, 2017 edition of the journal Science revealed that by using a gene-editing tool called CRISPR, researchers were able to edit the DNA of pigs. This, in turn, enabled them to breed pigs with virus-free organs." NewYork-Presbyterian interviewed Dr. Adam Griesemer, a principal investigator at the Columbia Center for Translational Immunology, to learn more. To read the full article from NewYork-Presbyterian, click here