• The transplant was performed by a team of Kenyan and international doctors on baboons at the IPR centre
  • The transplant was unique because the scientists did not use immunosuppressants.
  • The use of immunosuppressants in current protocol are highly toxic with serious side effects linked to their use
  • The new protocol is particularly important for young women who survive cancer but lose their ovarian function due to the heavy cancer treatment
  • The next step is clinical tests on women

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