Deane E. Smith, MD, (from left) cardiothoracic surgeon and director of mechanical circulatory support at NYU Langone Health, cardiothoracic surgeon Syed T. Hussain, MD, and Nader Moazami, MD, surgical director of heart transplantation at the NYU Langone Transplant Institute, prepare the pig heart for xenotransplantation at NYU Langone Health on July 6, 2022, in New York City.

Credit: Joe Carrotta for NYU Langone Health