Cirrhosis may be amenable to telomerase treatmentBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7234.536/a (Published 26 February 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:536
- Abi Berger
The urgent need for liver transplantation in acute liver failure may be deferred by the findings of researchers in Boston, Massachusetts. Professor Ron DePinho and his team have been looking at ways to prolong the lives of people waiting for donor livers.
They may also have come up with a new treatment for slowing the progression of liver disease (Science 2000;287:1253-8).