University of Wisconsin–Madison

Dr. Kaufman awarded year-long pilot grant

Dixon Kaufman, MD, PhD, and co-investigator Igor Slukvin, MD, PhD, from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, were awarded a one-year pilot grant from the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research for their project “Novel Method for Enhancement of Kidney Transplant Graft Survival by Transfer of iPSC-Derived MDSCs in a Rhesus Model.” This project is investigating using immune tolerance mechanisms to establish functional immune tolerance in organ transplant recipients. Congratulations on this award, Dr. Kaufman!