Research in pancreas transplantation at BWH is focused on enhancing long-term outcomes for pancreas transplant recipients. In addition to research in whole organ transplantation, ongoing studies of total pancreatectomy with islet cell autotransplantation are being conducted.
Leading-edge pancreas transplant research studies at BWH include the investigation and development of novel ways to:
• Improve organ quality and preservation;
• Individualize anti-rejection medication after transplantation;