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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).
Measuring health-related quality of life in pediatric kidney transplant recipients

Measuring health-related quality of life in pediatric kidney transplant recipients

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

Novo Biosciences achieves major milestones in its new drug to treat heart disease and DMD

Novo Biosciences achieves major milestones in its new drug to treat heart disease and DMD

Johns Hopkins surgeons perform first-ever living donor HIV-to-HIV kidney transplant

Johns Hopkins surgeons perform first-ever living donor HIV-to-HIV kidney transplant

World’s first HIV-to-HIV kidney transplant with living donor succeeds

World’s first HIV-to-HIV kidney transplant with living donor succeeds

Antiviral treatment improves survival for kidney transplant recipients infected with HBV or HCV

Antiviral treatment improves survival for kidney transplant recipients infected with HBV or HCV

Loss of Medicare coverage associated with kidney transplant outcomes

Loss of Medicare coverage associated with kidney transplant outcomes

Scientists successfully create kidney organoids from urine cells

Scientists successfully create kidney organoids from urine cells

Anti-rejection medications for kidney transplants linked to increased skin cancer risk

Anti-rejection medications for kidney transplants linked to increased skin cancer risk

Johns Hopkins scientists find new compound that may prevent reperfusion injury

Johns Hopkins scientists find new compound that may prevent reperfusion injury

Large-scale clinical trial begins to study liver transplantation between people with HIV

Large-scale clinical trial begins to study liver transplantation between people with HIV

Powerful immune molecule silences barrel to protect transplanted organs from rejection

Powerful immune molecule silences barrel to protect transplanted organs from rejection

New research increases options for kidney transplant patients with blood type B

New research increases options for kidney transplant patients with blood type B

Excessive suppression of GSK3 enzyme can trigger renal failure, finds study

Excessive suppression of GSK3 enzyme can trigger renal failure, finds study

Younger patients receiving kidney transplant more likely to live longer, shows data

Younger patients receiving kidney transplant more likely to live longer, shows data

King's researcher and team set up 'Harmonies of Hope' choir for kidney transplant children

King's researcher and team set up 'Harmonies of Hope' choir for kidney transplant children

Genetic testing can help personalize diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease, study shows

Genetic testing can help personalize diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease, study shows

New data demonstrates clinical utility of AlloSure in repeat kidney transplant recipients

New data demonstrates clinical utility of AlloSure in repeat kidney transplant recipients

Kidney failure is increasing in Australians under 50 with type 2 diabetes, study finds

Kidney failure is increasing in Australians under 50 with type 2 diabetes, study finds

Acutely injured deceased-donor kidneys are suitable for transplant, study suggests

Acutely injured deceased-donor kidneys are suitable for transplant, study suggests