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Contact: Marjorie Montemayor-Quellenberg
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Hydrogel-Transplant Drug Combo

Caption: In a depiction of a hand transplant, researchers illustrate how injecting a hydrogel-drug combo beneath the skin results in a controlled release of immunosuppressant drug to prevent rejection of the transplanted limb.

Credit: Praveen Kumar Vemula, Ph.D.

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