New medication options

Mayo Clinic researchers actively study medications and treatments for people with pancreas transplants. Current research includes comparing and developing new anti-rejection medication (immunosuppressive) regimens to keep your body from rejecting your pancreas transplant.

For example, Mayo Clinic researchers are looking at ways to personalize immunosuppression maintenance regimens after pancreas transplant by using immune system monitoring.

They also study the possibility of lowering the dose of immunosuppressive medications, such as calcineurin inhibitors, to reduce side effects.