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

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

Elevated hormone flags liver disease in mice with serious genomic disorder

Elevated hormone flags liver disease in mice with serious genomic disorder

New therapeutic drug monitoring service could benefit children with cancer

New therapeutic drug monitoring service could benefit children with cancer

Myriad biological, societal factors that impact CKD severity for children of African descent

Myriad biological, societal factors that impact CKD severity for children of African descent

Gene editing could be used to halt kidney disease in patients with Joubert syndrome

Gene editing could be used to halt kidney disease in patients with Joubert syndrome

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