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The Division of Transplantation has earned acclaim from the international medical community for such breakthroughs as the UW-Belzer solution for organ preservation, research and clinical trials into the immunosuppressive drug mycophenolate mofetil, and improved surgical technqiues for pancreas transplantation.

Current laboratory research includes programs in organ preservation, the development of new immuosuppressants, gene therapy for diabetes as an alternative to pancreas transplantation, and induction of immunological tolerance to organ transplantation as an alternative to lifelong immunosuppression.

Research Labs

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