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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).
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

Afro-Caribbean patients with end stage kidney disease more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19

Afro-Caribbean patients with end stage kidney disease more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19

Robotic-assisted kidney transplant and weight loss surgery can be performed safely for obese patients

Robotic-assisted kidney transplant and weight loss surgery can be performed safely for obese patients

All-in-one surgical approach is a safe and viable option for patients with polycystic kidney disease

All-in-one surgical approach is a safe and viable option for patients with polycystic kidney disease

Patient priorities for optimal transplant and living donor advocacy during COVID-19 and beyond

Patient priorities for optimal transplant and living donor advocacy during COVID-19 and beyond

New method offers hope to patients in critical need of kidney transplant

New method offers hope to patients in critical need of kidney transplant

For kids with special needs, online schooling divides haves and have-nots

For kids with special needs, online schooling divides haves and have-nots

Proteinuria reduction slows kidney decline in patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Proteinuria reduction slows kidney decline in patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis