Scientists successfully transplant lab-grown lungs into pigs

The procedure brings scientists closer to one day providing bioengineered lungs for humans

bioengineered lungs in a bioreactor tank

CUSTOM-MADE Pigs implanted with bioengineered lungs (like the one growing inside the bioreactor tank above) showed no signs of rejection after the transplant.

Jean Niles, Joaquin Cortiella and Joan Nichols

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