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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).
Immunity to SARS-CoV-2 in renal transplant and dialysis patients using Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines

Immunity to SARS-CoV-2 in renal transplant and dialysis patients using Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines

The impact of COVID-19 on dialysis patients

The impact of COVID-19 on dialysis patients

Analysis of COVID-19 patients with repeatedly positive SARS-CoV-2 tests

Analysis of COVID-19 patients with repeatedly positive SARS-CoV-2 tests

Kidney experts say it’s time to remove race from medical algorithms. Doing so is complicated.

Kidney experts say it’s time to remove race from medical algorithms. Doing so is complicated.

Melatonin prevents kidney damage caused by metabolic complications of obesity

Melatonin prevents kidney damage caused by metabolic complications of obesity

Farxiga approved in the US for the treatment of chronic kidney disease in patients at risk of progression with and without type-2 diabetes

Farxiga approved in the US for the treatment of chronic kidney disease in patients at risk of progression with and without type-2 diabetes

Study could pave way for new therapies for kidney disease

Study could pave way for new therapies for kidney disease

Anti-diabetic drug metformin inhibits disease progression in Alport syndrome mouse model

Anti-diabetic drug metformin inhibits disease progression in Alport syndrome mouse model

Doctors warn about the potential cardiovascular dangers of energy drink consumption

Doctors warn about the potential cardiovascular dangers of energy drink consumption

Study demonstrates that the main creators of SARS-CoV-2 mutations are vaccine-suppressed

Study demonstrates that the main creators of SARS-CoV-2 mutations are vaccine-suppressed

Chemical modification of RNA appears to play a critical role in inherited kidney disorder

Chemical modification of RNA appears to play a critical role in inherited kidney disorder

Cats with chronic kidney disease may help inform treatment for humans in future

Cats with chronic kidney disease may help inform treatment for humans in future

Study proposes a new, noninvasive way to detect kidney transplant rejection

Study proposes a new, noninvasive way to detect kidney transplant rejection

Renalytix AI and University of Utah announce partnership to improve kidney health

Renalytix AI and University of Utah announce partnership to improve kidney health

Researchers discover specific blood biomarker that predicts kidney transplant rejection

Researchers discover specific blood biomarker that predicts kidney transplant rejection

Long-term steroid treatment may not be necessary for kidney transplant patients

Long-term steroid treatment may not be necessary for kidney transplant patients

In Austin, some try to address vaccine inequity, but a broad plan is elusive

In Austin, some try to address vaccine inequity, but a broad plan is elusive

UH researcher working to identify potential new therapeutic targets for kidney disease

UH researcher working to identify potential new therapeutic targets for kidney disease

Congress extends Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant

Congress extends Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant

Virtual telehealth platform enables kidney transplant evaluation from home

Virtual telehealth platform enables kidney transplant evaluation from home