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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).
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

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?