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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).
Study explores antibody responses following three COVID vaccine doses in kidney transplant recipients

Study explores antibody responses following three COVID vaccine doses in kidney transplant recipients

Study finds vaccination hesitancy among parents of children with kidney disease or hypertension

Study finds vaccination hesitancy among parents of children with kidney disease or hypertension

New method can safely free patients from lifelong immunosuppression after kidney transplant

New method can safely free patients from lifelong immunosuppression after kidney transplant

Drug combinations may help to slow the progression of diabetic kidney disease

Drug combinations may help to slow the progression of diabetic kidney disease

Race is often used as medical shorthand for how bodies work. Some doctors want to change that.

Race is often used as medical shorthand for how bodies work. Some doctors want to change that.

Taco bowls and chicken curry: Medi-Cal delivers ready meals in grand health care experiment

Taco bowls and chicken curry: Medi-Cal delivers ready meals in grand health care experiment

Evaluating tixagevimab plus cilgavimab against SARS-CoV-2

Evaluating tixagevimab plus cilgavimab against SARS-CoV-2

Evaluating immune protection after third and fourth doses of homologous and heterologous SARS-CoV-2 vaccines among kidney transplant recipients

Evaluating immune protection after third and fourth doses of homologous and heterologous SARS-CoV-2 vaccines among kidney transplant recipients

Risk of major complications for living kidney donors is minimal, study confirms

Risk of major complications for living kidney donors is minimal, study confirms

Study examines how race and sex influence tacrolimus pharmacokinetics in kidney transplant recipients

Study examines how race and sex influence tacrolimus pharmacokinetics in kidney transplant recipients

Cancer risk and related mortality significantly higher among patients with kidney disease

Cancer risk and related mortality significantly higher among patients with kidney disease

SARS-CoV-2 Delta-Omicron recombinant identified in a transplant patient treated with Sotrovimab

SARS-CoV-2 Delta-Omicron recombinant identified in a transplant patient treated with Sotrovimab

Evaluating serological responses to repeated COVID-19 vaccination in kidney transplant recipients

Evaluating serological responses to repeated COVID-19 vaccination in kidney transplant recipients

Climate change may push the US toward the ‘goldilocks zone’ for West Nile virus

Climate change may push the US toward the ‘goldilocks zone’ for West Nile virus

Evusheld™ found to poorly neutralize Omicron in kidney transplant patients

Evusheld™ found to poorly neutralize Omicron in kidney transplant patients

Study investigates germinal center of antibody-mediated immunity against SARS-CoV-2

Study investigates germinal center of antibody-mediated immunity against SARS-CoV-2

Immunocompromised patients worry vaccine exemptions put them in peril

Immunocompromised patients worry vaccine exemptions put them in peril

Implementation of the 2014 kidney allocation system led to increase in kidney transplantation referrals

Implementation of the 2014 kidney allocation system led to increase in kidney transplantation referrals

Third dose of COVID mRNA vaccine safe and effective in kidney transplant patients

Third dose of COVID mRNA vaccine safe and effective in kidney transplant patients

Study compares heterologous and homologous third vaccination in kidney transplant recipients

Study compares heterologous and homologous third vaccination in kidney transplant recipients