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Immune Status in Solid Organ Transplantation

2014-07-23 21:10:24 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Immunosuppressive therapy protocols in solid organ transplantation are rudimentary, differ by transplant center and no practical strategies are available to guide an individuals' response to immune suppression. In this study we will conduct research to assess immunologic status in solid organ transplant recipients, predicting immune reconstitution and outcomes after transplant to better guide the use of immunosuppressive medications.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Organ Transplants

Location

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon
New Hampshire
United States
03756

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:10:24-0400

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