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Indiana University awarded $4 million NSF grant to advance nanoscale medical devices

Indiana University awarded $4 million NSF grant to advance nanoscale medical devices

Cancer drug may inhibit growth of cysts in patients with inherited form of kidney disease

Cancer drug may inhibit growth of cysts in patients with inherited form of kidney disease

Researchers uncover how mutations in single gene lead to rare kidney and liver disease

Researchers uncover how mutations in single gene lead to rare kidney and liver disease

Molecular biologists identify enzyme that activates and ‘supercharges’ cellular machinery

Molecular biologists identify enzyme that activates and ‘supercharges’ cellular machinery

Researchers develop fruit fly-based model to improve understanding of polycystic kidney disease

Researchers develop fruit fly-based model to improve understanding of polycystic kidney disease

Giving polycystic kidney disease the bump

Giving polycystic kidney disease the bump

High levels of copeptin could increase risk of kidney, heart disease in Type 1 diabetes patients

High levels of copeptin could increase risk of kidney, heart disease in Type 1 diabetes patients

New method to generate kidney organoids from patient cells can help study human kidney diseases

New method to generate kidney organoids from patient cells can help study human kidney diseases

Fruit flies can be powerful model for unraveling cellular, molecular bases of damaging cold perception

Fruit flies can be powerful model for unraveling cellular, molecular bases of damaging cold perception

Leading kidney charities launch social media campaign to raise awareness of polycystic kidney disease

Leading kidney charities launch social media campaign to raise awareness of polycystic kidney disease

IU researchers create virtual tissue model of diabetic retinopathy

IU researchers create virtual tissue model of diabetic retinopathy

Virtual tissue technology helps identify new drug target to combat polycystic kidney disease

Virtual tissue technology helps identify new drug target to combat polycystic kidney disease

Genetic mutations may be key culprit behind ciliopathies, study shows

Genetic mutations may be key culprit behind ciliopathies, study shows

Researchers elucidate mechanisms underlying impaired ciliogenesis in PKD

Researchers elucidate mechanisms underlying impaired ciliogenesis in PKD

Pioneering progress on ADPKD: an interview with Tess Harris

Pioneering progress on ADPKD: an interview with Tess Harris

Scientists reveal underlying mechanism for formation and growth of epithelial tubes

Scientists reveal underlying mechanism for formation and growth of epithelial tubes

Study reveals role of 'Kurly' protein found in cilia

Study reveals role of 'Kurly' protein found in cilia

Mild reduction in food intake slows development of autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease

Mild reduction in food intake slows development of autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease

JINARC (tolvaptan) accepted for use in Scotland for ADPKD treatment

JINARC (tolvaptan) accepted for use in Scotland for ADPKD treatment

Rutgers scientists uncover biological pathways that provide insight into tiny cell bubbles

Rutgers scientists uncover biological pathways that provide insight into tiny cell bubbles