US surgeons transplant a gene-edited pig kidney into a patient for the first time

For checking out what’s trending today. Massachusetts General Hospital announcing a major medical milestone. Yeah, listen to this for the first time, doctors have transplanted a genetically modified pig kidney and a living person. The hospital says the patient, a 62 year old man is recovering well and is expected to be discharged soon.

Doctors say the procedure could be the first step towards major changes in treating people with failing organs.

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