First transplant patient to break free from lifelong medication

An eight-year-old girl in the UK has become the first transplant patient not to require lifelong drugs.

This remarkable achievement comes from pioneering work by the London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) medical team.

Aditi Shankar, battling the rare genetic condition known as Schimke’s immuno-osseous dysplasia, underwent a transformative procedure involving receiving a new kidney and bone marrow from her mother, Divya.

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