Author: Gianna Melillo | June 16, 2022

Doctors pull off kidney transplant with no immune-suppressing drugs

For patients who undergo kidney transplants, lifelong immunosuppression via medication is needed to ensure their immune systems do not reject the new organ. This complication is the most common reason patients require second transplants, while immunosuppressive drugs also carry their own increased risks of cancer, diabetes, and infections. However, pediatricians at Stanford Medicine have now…