The Xenotransplantation and Gene Therapy Laboratory uses and develops numerous technologies within its research:

  • Multiple animal models of allotransplantation and xenotransplantation
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Pig cloning
  • Development of transgenic pigs
  • Immunofluorescence staining
  • Flow cytometry
  • Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
  • Tissue culture of primary and established cell lines
  • A full array of molecular biological techniques
  • Bioprosthetic heart valves
  • Porcine and bovine antigens
  • Antibody reactivity to porcine and bovine antigens