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Modelling and characterisation of in vivo human skin graft rejection for the investigation of regulatory T cell therapy in vascularised composite allotransplantation

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Vascularised composite allograft (VCA) transplantation is revolutionising the field of plastic surgery. It reconstructs the most complex tissue defects effectively, achieving a new functional and cosmetic gold standard. However, VCA transplantation is currently limited by high rates of acute rejection and the need for patients without life-threatening conditions to be maintained on immunosuppression for life. Skin is the most problematic component of VCA transplants. It stimulates a vigoro...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Research group:
Transplantation Research Immunology Group
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2016-11-15

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