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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).
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

Study provides insights on kidney transplant recipients’ immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study provides insights on kidney transplant recipients’ immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Immunocompromised patients show decreased response to SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccines

Immunocompromised patients show decreased response to SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccines

Study investigates the mechanism underlying kidney damage in COVID-19 patients

Study investigates the mechanism underlying kidney damage in COVID-19 patients

Study reports on ex vivo drug delivery system for delivering MSCs to kidney disease patients

Study reports on ex vivo drug delivery system for delivering MSCs to kidney disease patients

Study suggests two doses of COVID-19 vaccine may offer some protection for kidney transplant patients

Study suggests two doses of COVID-19 vaccine may offer some protection for kidney transplant patients

National task force advocates removal of race from the kidney function algorithm

National task force advocates removal of race from the kidney function algorithm

Higher-rated dialysis facilities yield a 47% higher likelihood of transplant waitlisting for patients

Higher-rated dialysis facilities yield a 47% higher likelihood of transplant waitlisting for patients

Results from Phase 0/1 trial of ribociclib plus everolimus in patients with high-grade glioma announced

Results from Phase 0/1 trial of ribociclib plus everolimus in patients with high-grade glioma announced

Study offers important evidence for the safety of stem cell transplants

Study offers important evidence for the safety of stem cell transplants

COVID-19 associated with increased risk of kidney damage, end-stage kidney diseases

COVID-19 associated with increased risk of kidney damage, end-stage kidney diseases

Do kidney transplant recipients need a third booster dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine?

Do kidney transplant recipients need a third booster dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine?

Severe COVID-19 negatively impacts kidney function in kidney transplant recipients

Severe COVID-19 negatively impacts kidney function in kidney transplant recipients

'Humanized' mouse model beats current approaches for finding the best organ donor

'Humanized' mouse model beats current approaches for finding the best organ donor

Cancer linked with increased risk of kidney failure

Cancer linked with increased risk of kidney failure

Response to a third SARS-CoV-2 vaccine dose amongst immunocompromised

Response to a third SARS-CoV-2 vaccine dose amongst immunocompromised

‘I don’t want to risk my life for a paycheck’: Immunosuppressed people grapple with returning to work

‘I don’t want to risk my life for a paycheck’: Immunosuppressed people grapple with returning to work

Pilot study assesses antibody response to third COVID-19 vaccine dose in kidney transplant recipients

Pilot study assesses antibody response to third COVID-19 vaccine dose in kidney transplant recipients

Polymer-based coating for blood vessels can reduce organ rejection following a transplant

Polymer-based coating for blood vessels can reduce organ rejection following a transplant