Researchers at the University of Cambridge found that liver transplant recipients develop premature immune senescence, the normal process by which the immune system ages and becomes less effective. Full details appear in the May issue of Liver Transplantation, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD).
- William Gelson, Matthew Hoare, Sarah Vowler, Arun Shankar, Paul Gibbs, Arne N Akbar, Graeme JM Alexander. Features of immune senescence in liver transplant recipients with established grafts. Liver Transplantation, 2010; DOI: 10.1002/lt.22033
- Janet M Lord. An aged T cell phenotype: A prognostic indicator in liver transplant recipients? Liver Transplantation, 2010; DOI: 10.1002/lt.22076
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