German researchers to breed pigs for human heart transplants this year
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German scientists want to , based on a simplified version of a U.S.-engineered animal used in last month.
Specifically, last month, a team at the University of Maryland Medicine performed the first operation of its sort, transplanting a heart from a pig with 10 alterations into . His doctors say he's doing well, but there's still a chance of . Eckhard Wolf, a scientist at Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU) in Munich, said that his team hoped to develop a new pig species ready for by 2025 based on . is , but if said technique is , it may be tremendous news.
Which country is developing said species?
Which team of scientists performed the first pig-to-human transplant?
When are the transplant trials expected to begin?