Questionnaire data

Kidney | Pig | USA

Main Reference

1. Contact address(Person who provides information. This information will be treated confidentially)?

Title: MD

First Name: Robert

Last Name: Montgomery

Address: 403 East 34th Street, 3rd floor

Zip: 10016

State: New York

Country: USA

Institution: NYU Langone Transplante Institute



2. What is the source of your information about human xenotransplantation practices?

Press release

3. What is the therapeutic purpose of this xenotransplantation treatment?

Kidney failure

4. Where and when is this human xenotransplantation practice taking place?

Country: USA

Timing: 25.09.2021

5. Is this treatment part of a clinical trial?


6. How many patients are included in this clinical trial?


7. What are the inclusion criteria for patient selection?

i. Duration on the waiting list? Unknown

ii. Life-threatening diseases without alternative therapy? Unknown

iii. Is a protocol available? Unknown

8. What is the animal source of the xenotransplantation product?

Kidney failure

9.Source Animals
Do you have information about source animals?


Source animals?

– Geographic origin?

– Species?

– Strain?

– Where were the source animals kept?

– Was it a closed facility?

Under what type of husbandry conditions?
a) Quarantine period. No
b) Presence of other animals of the same or different species. No
c) Sentinel animal program. No
d) Veterinary care. No
e) Drugs administered No
f) Vaccinations No
g) Genetic modification of source: transgenic source animals or knock-out source animals? Other precautions:
Yes, GalSafe™ pig (by Revivicor, Inc)

10. Testing of safety
Do you have information about testing of safety?


11. What type of cells/tissues/organs was transplanted?



Organs: Kidney


12.What type of exposure to xenogeneic cells was involved?

  • Solid-organ Xenotransplantation: Yes
  • Cellular Xenotransplantation: No
  • Tissue Xenotransplantation: No
  • Human cells exposed to xenogeneic Feeder cells: No
  • Extracorporeal perfusion: No
  • Encapsulation: No
  • Other bioartificial isolation device:
  • Others:

13. Transplant
Do you have information about transplant recipients?


How are the transplant recipients being monitored for infections?    

Which microbial agents have been tested in transplant recipients?     

Has this microbiological testing been done by a registered laboratory?     
if yes, which?
if not, by whom?

What testing methods were used?
What samples are taken and how often?
For how long will they be taken?    
For how long will they be store?     
How often is the patient seen for follow-up       
How long are the patients followed?            54 hours
Location of the clinical follow-up examination?  Yes
In the same clinic?
if yes, which?
if not, where?

14. Have results been presented at a scientific congress?


if yes, where?

15. Have results been published in a scientific journal?


if yes, Where?

16. Is this human clinical trial performed with governmental and/or institutional oversight and supervision?

Research ethics oversight board at NYU Langone

17. Was the trial approved by a public health authorities(ministry of health, governmental agency…)?

if yes, which?

18.Was the trial overseen by a public health authorities(ministry of health, governmental agency…)?

if yes, which?

19. Comment

The recipient is a deceased patient