Maryland Inno: The first pig organ was successfully transplanted into a human. A Md. biotech is behind it

A patient in New York received the first successful transfer of an organ from a genetically altered pig, marking a major scientific advancement driven by a Montgomery County biotech.

The surgery at NYU Langone Health in New York City, first reported Tuesday by USA Today, involved the successful transplant of a kidney grown in a donor pig developed by Revivicor, a subsidiary of Silver Spring’s United Therapeutics Corp.

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