X-Message-Number: 12687
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 1999 08:07:09 EST
Subject: Organ vitrification @ UT Austin?

I wonder if Ken Diller really achieved organ vitrification?

....Patients awaiting organ transplants will benefit from breakthroughs in 
organ freezing methods developed at UT Austin. Dr. Ken Diller, director of 
the Center of Biological and Medical Engineering, and his graduate students 
have frozen a portion of the human pancreas that produces insulin and 
provided it for successful transplantation. The transplantation allowed a 
patient formerly suffering from juvenile diabetes to live insulin-injection 
More details: 

Alex Berg

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