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School of Medicine researchers publish findings that marijuana THC can delay transplant rejection

Three researchers with the USC School of Medicine's prestigious Complementary Alternative Medicine Center have published a new scholarly article in the September 2015 issue of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology. Drs. Jessica Sido, Prakash Nagarkatti and Mitzi Nagarkatti's article discusses their findings from a recent experiment which suggests that THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, may delay the rejection of incompatible organs.

Adding to this success, their research was also featured this week on the American Association for the Advancement of Science's popular EurkeAlert website. Read the EurekAlert coverage here, and view the Journal of Leukocyte Biology article abstract here.

 

2 September 2015