Predicting Heart Transplant Rejection Before It Happens

Gene Yang ‘19 After a heart transplant surgery, heart tissue biopsies must be done multiple times to survey for signs of transplant rejection. Although this heart biopsy is currently the gold standard for the detection of acute rejection, this procedure is both risky and invasive. Scientists from Huazhang University of Science and Technology, China, through their research with T lymphocyte-targeted nanobubbles, suggest a potentially non-invasive … Continue reading Predicting Heart Transplant Rejection Before It Happens