Daily Archives: April 27, 2022

Additional COVID vaccine helps protect transplant patients

Additional booster doses of vaccine against COVID-19 are particularly important for those who are immunosuppressed, namely those who have had solid organ transplants, a new study shows. The study, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, shows that even after vaccination, patients taking immunosuppressive medications to prevent rejection of an organ transplant have higher risk… Read More »

Retired Wright leaves door open for jump to NBA

Less than a week after retiring as head coach at Villanova, Jay Wright is leaving the door open to someday coaching in the NBA.Appearing Tuesday on ESPN’s Keyshawn, JWill & Max, Wright said he’s not looking to coach right now, but added “I’d be lying” if he said he hadn’t thought about coaching in the…

Tampering charges dismissed vs

5:21 PM ETJohn BarrCloseESPN.com Joined ESPN in June 2003 Winner: 2013 Peabody Award; 2011 Edward R. Murrow Award/Video Investigative Reporting Covers breaking news, investigative pieces and human interest features Dan MurphyCloseESPN Staff WriterCovers the Big TenJoined ESPN.com in 2014Graduate of the University of Notre DameCharges of evidence tampering against former USA Gymnastics president and CEO…

Want to 3D print a kidney? Start by thinking small: Computational model aims to accelerate microfluidic bio-printing that opens up a pathway for 3D printing any kind of organ at any time

Human organ transplants offer a crucial lifeline to people with serious illnesses, but there are too few organs to go around: in the U.S. alone, there are more than 112,000 people currently waiting for transplants. The promise of 3D printing organs is one possible solution to address this shortage but has been fraught with complexity… Read More »

The biggest questions facing the NCAA as Mark Emmert steps

Mark Emmert’s 12-year tenure as the head of the NCAA is coming to a close. Emmert and the NCAA’s Board of Governors announced Tuesday that he will be stepping down from his role as president by June 2023, or sooner if his replacement is found before then.Emmert, 69, has spent the entirety of his career…

Cell treatment slows disease in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients

A cell therapy developed by the executive director of the Smidt Heart Institute stabilizes weakened muscles-including the heart muscle-in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients, a new study published in the international peer-reviewed journal The Lancet shows. If the HOPE-2 study’s success is duplicated in the upcoming multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled HOPE-3 clinical trial, the intravenous cell therapy… Read More »