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What does HVGD stand for?

HVGD stands for Host-Versus-Graft Disease

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But both groups had to overcome the same hurdles: the possibility that the recipient's immune cells would attack the transplant, a reaction called host-versus-graft disease, or the reverse scenario, graft-versus-host disease.
The main claims of Australian Patent Number 779067 relate to the use of a compound such as GnRH analogues for treating cancer, an infection, an immune dysfunction, an allergy, an autoimmune disease, a hypersensitivity disease or host-versus-graft disease.
The main claims of NZ Patent Number 514975 relate to making a compound such as a GnRH analogue for treating cancer, an infection, an immune dysfunction, an allergy, an autoimmune disease, a hypersensitivity disease or host-versus-graft disease.