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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).
Inequality issues persist even under new U.S. kidney transplant allocation system

Inequality issues persist even under new U.S. kidney transplant allocation system

Previously unknown virus acts as 'driver' for interstitial nephropathy

Previously unknown virus acts as 'driver' for interstitial nephropathy

New LSU research aims to prevent kidney failure caused by type 2 diabetes

New LSU research aims to prevent kidney failure caused by type 2 diabetes

Innovative kidney matching process can improve success rates of kidney transplants

Innovative kidney matching process can improve success rates of kidney transplants

Innovative questionnaire reveals most common symptoms reported by people with kidney disease

Innovative questionnaire reveals most common symptoms reported by people with kidney disease

Biologic, environmental factors may be possible culprits for racial disparities in CKD progression

Biologic, environmental factors may be possible culprits for racial disparities in CKD progression

Kidney transplantation can be safely performed using organs from patients who had HCV

Kidney transplantation can be safely performed using organs from patients who had HCV

Researchers engineer peptide nanoparticles to outsmart biological system and target kidney cells

Researchers engineer peptide nanoparticles to outsmart biological system and target kidney cells

Advances in treating hep C lead to new option for transplant patients

Advances in treating hep C lead to new option for transplant patients

Kidney transplant chains save more lives than kidney exchanges, shows research

Kidney transplant chains save more lives than kidney exchanges, shows research

Blood samples used to understand repair and regeneration mechanisms of transplanted organs

Blood samples used to understand repair and regeneration mechanisms of transplanted organs

Gene therapy study shows promise for chronic kidney disease

Gene therapy study shows promise for chronic kidney disease

Worldwide study to examine new treatments for IgA nephropathy

Worldwide study to examine new treatments for IgA nephropathy

Study finds cell-free DNA profiling as versatile method to monitor UTIs

Study finds cell-free DNA profiling as versatile method to monitor UTIs

Kidney donation among carefully-selected older adults poses minimal risks

Kidney donation among carefully-selected older adults poses minimal risks

Alnylam announces new positive results from Phase 1/2 study of lumasiran in patients with PH1

Alnylam announces new positive results from Phase 1/2 study of lumasiran in patients with PH1

Practicing with fake organs helps surgeon to perform complex cancer surgery

Practicing with fake organs helps surgeon to perform complex cancer surgery

Scientists reveal mechanisms that may help preterm infants extend nephron development window

Scientists reveal mechanisms that may help preterm infants extend nephron development window

Scientists reveal detailed structure of virus that affects transplant patients

Scientists reveal detailed structure of virus that affects transplant patients

Study: Transplanted livers have a protective effect and reduce potential for organ rejection

Study: Transplanted livers have a protective effect and reduce potential for organ rejection