Surrogate Tolerogenesis for Xenotransplantation

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$726,828.00
Award Year:
1997
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
1 R43 DK50737-01,
Agency Tracking Number:
29406
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Ximerex, Inc.
4310 Farmfield Ct, Baldwin, MD, 21013
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
William Beschorner
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The primary problem in organ transplantation today is the shortage of human donors. A proposed soluuse of pigs, but the risk of rejection is currently too great. The ultimate goal for transplant recispecific immune tolerance. They would then accept their grafts as "self' without immune suppression.naturally induced in fetuses, it is difficult to induce in adults. A novel approach, called "surroga

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