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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).
UAB research outlines successful xenotransplantation of genetically modified kidneys

UAB research outlines successful xenotransplantation of genetically modified kidneys

Withdrawing steroid treatment found to boost SARS-CoV-2 vaccine-induced immunity in kidney transplant recipients

Withdrawing steroid treatment found to boost SARS-CoV-2 vaccine-induced immunity in kidney transplant recipients

Neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 variants by three-dose mRNA vaccinated kidney transplant recipient sera

Neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 variants by three-dose mRNA vaccinated kidney transplant recipient sera

New CRISPR-based assay can non-invasively detect a biomarker of acute kidney rejection in urine

New CRISPR-based assay can non-invasively detect a biomarker of acute kidney rejection in urine

Transplant recipients benefit from a COVID-19 vaccine booster

Transplant recipients benefit from a COVID-19 vaccine booster

Retransplantation may provide better survival over dialysis after failed first kidney transplant

Retransplantation may provide better survival over dialysis after failed first kidney transplant

Vaccinated kidney transplant recipients not adequately protected against emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants

Vaccinated kidney transplant recipients not adequately protected against emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants

Booster shots improve CD8+ T cell response to SARS-CoV-2 in animal model

Booster shots improve CD8+ T cell response to SARS-CoV-2 in animal model

NYU Langone Health performs second successful investigational xenotransplantation procedure

NYU Langone Health performs second successful investigational xenotransplantation procedure

Fourth shot of Moderna COVID vaccine improves Delta variant neutralization in kidney transplant patients

Fourth shot of Moderna COVID vaccine improves Delta variant neutralization in kidney transplant patients

UK's leading health charities team up to encourage vulnerable people to get COVID-19 vaccines

UK's leading health charities team up to encourage vulnerable people to get COVID-19 vaccines

Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 immune escape variants in an immunocompromised patient

Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 immune escape variants in an immunocompromised patient

SARS-CoV-2 infection amplifies immune system–related differences in dialysis, kidney transplant patients

SARS-CoV-2 infection amplifies immune system–related differences in dialysis, kidney transplant patients

Effectiveness of mRNA BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine in immunocompromised individuals

Effectiveness of mRNA BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine in immunocompromised individuals

First investigational xenotransplantation marks a major step towards adequate organ supply

First investigational xenotransplantation marks a major step towards adequate organ supply

New protocol reduces hospitalizations, deaths of liver and kidney transplant patients with COVID-19

New protocol reduces hospitalizations, deaths of liver and kidney transplant patients with COVID-19

Kidney transplant patients are more susceptible to harmless bacterium, finds study

Kidney transplant patients are more susceptible to harmless bacterium, finds study

Organ centers to transplant patients: Get a covid shot or move down on waitlist

Organ centers to transplant patients: Get a covid shot or move down on waitlist

Cesarean birth may not be the safest mode of delivery for transplant patients

Cesarean birth may not be the safest mode of delivery for transplant patients

Anti-CD20 therapy patients can develop immune responses after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination

Anti-CD20 therapy patients can develop immune responses after SARS-CoV-2 vaccination