Toddler fares well following bioengineered windpipe transplant

Almost one month following the transplant of a bioengineered windpipe, a 2-year-old girl is responsive and can breathe on her own. The toddler was born without a trachea, and her implant was made from plastic fibers and her own bone marrow stem cells. The surgery was the sixth in the world and the first in the U.S. A clinical trial is planned in the U.S. to further evaluate the procedure's benefits and risks and track patient response to the transplants.

View Full Article in:

New York Times (tiered subscription model), The · Time.com · ABC News

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston-Salem, NC
Senior Counsel Commercial
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Diagnostic Technician
Roche
Marlborough, MA
Test Technician
Roche
Marlborough, MA
Compliance and Ethics Director
Sysmex America, Inc.
Lincolnshire, IL