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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).
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

Data-driven tool defines risk stages for children with chronic kidney disease

Data-driven tool defines risk stages for children with chronic kidney disease

Analysis reveals decreasing trend in infection-related mortality among kidney transplant recipients

Analysis reveals decreasing trend in infection-related mortality among kidney transplant recipients

New intervention aims to improve treatment adherence among teen kidney transplant recipients

New intervention aims to improve treatment adherence among teen kidney transplant recipients

Trained navigators may improve patients' chances of receiving life-saving kidney transplants

Trained navigators may improve patients' chances of receiving life-saving kidney transplants

Johns Hopkins doctors successfully transplant hepatitis C-infected kidneys into virus-free patients

Johns Hopkins doctors successfully transplant hepatitis C-infected kidneys into virus-free patients

Study reveals negative effect of hemodialysis on the brain of elderly patients

Study reveals negative effect of hemodialysis on the brain of elderly patients

Prediabetes linked to substantial risk for cardiovascular and chronic kidney diseases

Prediabetes linked to substantial risk for cardiovascular and chronic kidney diseases

Early and targeted treatment of dnDSA preserves allograft function

Early and targeted treatment of dnDSA preserves allograft function

Trial uses water as treatment for polycystic kidney disease

Trial uses water as treatment for polycystic kidney disease

New clinical study tests effectiveness of water to treat polycystic kidney disease

New clinical study tests effectiveness of water to treat polycystic kidney disease

New method may help improve patients' chances of receiving life-saving kidney transplants

New method may help improve patients' chances of receiving life-saving kidney transplants

Researchers report racial and ethnic differences in live donor kidney transplants

Researchers report racial and ethnic differences in live donor kidney transplants

Johns Hopkins gets approval to perform HIV positive to HIV positive living donor kidney transplants

Johns Hopkins gets approval to perform HIV positive to HIV positive living donor kidney transplants

Computer model based on AI improves analysis of kidney biopsies

Computer model based on AI improves analysis of kidney biopsies