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A kidney transplant is an operation where a healthy kidney from one person (the donor) is transferred to a person who has little or no kidney function (the recipient).
Afro-Caribbean patients with end stage kidney disease more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19

Afro-Caribbean patients with end stage kidney disease more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19

Robotic-assisted kidney transplant and weight loss surgery can be performed safely for obese patients

Robotic-assisted kidney transplant and weight loss surgery can be performed safely for obese patients

All-in-one surgical approach is a safe and viable option for patients with polycystic kidney disease

All-in-one surgical approach is a safe and viable option for patients with polycystic kidney disease

Patient priorities for optimal transplant and living donor advocacy during COVID-19 and beyond

Patient priorities for optimal transplant and living donor advocacy during COVID-19 and beyond

New method offers hope to patients in critical need of kidney transplant

New method offers hope to patients in critical need of kidney transplant

For kids with special needs, online schooling divides haves and have-nots

For kids with special needs, online schooling divides haves and have-nots

Proteinuria reduction slows kidney decline in patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Proteinuria reduction slows kidney decline in patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Marshall University researcher awarded NIH grant to study uremic cardiomyopathy

Marshall University researcher awarded NIH grant to study uremic cardiomyopathy

Inconsistent SARS-CoV-2 antibody results in nephrology workers

Inconsistent SARS-CoV-2 antibody results in nephrology workers

Including patients' preferences in kidney allocation system could improve outcomes

Including patients' preferences in kidney allocation system could improve outcomes

Anti-inflammatory medication helps fight dangerous immune response in COVID-19 patients

Anti-inflammatory medication helps fight dangerous immune response in COVID-19 patients

New studies examine outcomes of kidney transplant recipients with COVID-19

New studies examine outcomes of kidney transplant recipients with COVID-19

Researchers identify immune cell that predicts transplant patient's risk of organ rejection

Researchers identify immune cell that predicts transplant patient's risk of organ rejection

New COVID-19 Kidney / Transplant Listening & Resource Center launched

New COVID-19 Kidney / Transplant Listening & Resource Center launched

Promising treatment does not guard against complication in type 1 diabetes

Promising treatment does not guard against complication in type 1 diabetes

Scottish biotech Invizius seeks Series A funding for breakthrough in dialysis treatment

Scottish biotech Invizius seeks Series A funding for breakthrough in dialysis treatment

C-Path's Transplant Therapeutics Consortium receives positive FDA response for its Letter of Intent

C-Path's Transplant Therapeutics Consortium receives positive FDA response for its Letter of Intent

Cell signaling pathway could treat chronic kidney disease and other medical conditions

Cell signaling pathway could treat chronic kidney disease and other medical conditions

Study shows safety of new cell therapy approaches for kidney transplant recipients

Study shows safety of new cell therapy approaches for kidney transplant recipients

High mortality rates among coronavirus-positive dialysis patients

High mortality rates among coronavirus-positive dialysis patients