September 29-October 3 xenotransplantation congress in Chicago still on despite terrorist attacks, organizers stress.The organizers of the VI Congress of the International Xenotransplantation xen·o·trans·plan·ta·tion
The surgical transfer of cells, tissues, or especially whole organs from one species to another.
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Partial or complete organ or other body part removed from one site and attached at another. It may come from the same or a different person or an animal. One from the same person—most often a skin graft—is not rejected. News to know that the meeting will still be held in Chicago at the end of this month.
More than 350 participants are expected to attend "Meeting the Challenges of the New Millennium" to be held September 29-October 3 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in Chicago, IL. In light of the horrible terrorist attacks in New York New York, state, United States
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"The response from the international xenotransplant xen·o·trans·plant
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Noun 1. xenotransplant - a surgical procedure in which tissue or whole organs are transfered from one species to another species community has been very positive and we have had very few cancellations," Joe Leventhal, MD, PhD, chair of the local organizing committee told Transplant News. "It will be almost 3 weeks after the terrible events of September 11 and we feel the science and the exchange of ideas is very important. We can't let the horrible people who perpetrated the attacks stop us. We feel we have to move ahead and ultimately try to help people."
The program features a representative from the Vatican, who will deliver an encyclical encyclical, originally, a pastoral letter sent out by a bishop, now a solemn papal letter, meant to inform the whole church on some particular matter of importance. Benedict XIV circulated the first known encyclical in 1740. on xenotransplantation, updates on progress in cellular xenotransplants, and complete updates on the status of scientific developments in the field.
Details on the meeting, including hotel registration forms, meeting registration information, and travel information is available on the Congress web site - www.ixa2001chicago.com
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