/Man receives first heart transplant from a gene edited pig | USA TODAY

Man receives first heart transplant from a gene edited pig | USA TODAY


Doctors at the University of Maryland Medical Center transplanted a gene-edited pig heart into a patient to save his life.

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A Maryland man has lived for three days with a pig heart beating inside his chest.
The surgery, at the University of Maryland Medical Center, marks the first time a gene-edited pig has been used as an organ donor.

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