U. of Pittsburgh Medical Center gets green light for face transplants

06/10/2010 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The medical center's Institutional Review Board said patients with "devastating facial deformities" may be considered for transplant. The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center already is approved for hand transplants. Surgeons at UPMC use the Pittsburgh Protocol, in which some of the donor's bone marrow is injected into the transplant recipient soon after the operation to reduce the risk of rejection and allow lowered doses of anti-rejection drugs.

View Full Article in:

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director Medical Affairs
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Senior Scientist - Cell Engineering Group
Pfizer
San Francisco, CA
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR
Area Reimbursement Manager (CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VT)
SI-BONE, INC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR