Episode 71

EP 71: Chief Medical Officer at LyGenesis, Professor Paulo Fontes, on the future of organ transplants

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October 29th, 2021

36 mins 34 secs

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About this Episode

This week’s guest, Paulo Fontes, is a Professor of Surgery and Chief Medical Officer at LyGenesis, an organ regeneration technology platform with a current focus on liver regeneration for patients with end stage liver disease. He talks to Patrick about how our lymph nodes can act as a 'bioreactor' to regrow functioning organs, how liver cells could be used in multiple transplants, and shares his thoughts on the future of organ transplants.