Kidneys-on-a-chip that rocketed to the International Space Station in May returned via a Pacific Ocean splashdown June 3 in the same Dragon capsule. The devices, part of Tissue Chips in Space, are...
(Downloadable video and broadcast script). Dr. Jorge Reyes describes a clinical trial of a new device for transporting donor livers between recovery and transplant, and potential upsides if the...
A lab takes human stem cells and helps them develop into kidney structures, which can be tested for response to therapeutics that might subsequently help people manage chronic kidney diseases. See...
Patient Paul Hamilton discusses his recovery after transplant surgery involving a "liver in a box" device.
Surgeons at UW Medicine in Seattle have performed the first liver transplant in the Pacific Northwest involving a warm blood-perfusion device to transport the organ between donor and recipient....
Dr. Hunter Wessells, UW Medicine Urology Department chair, talks about a study in which researchers hope to use incentives - such as a smart water bottle and an app on your phone - to fight kidney...
See the related news release. After the invention of an ultrasound device to better detect kidney stones, engineers from the Applied Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington observed that...
There's no clear reason why, but cases of kidney stones are increasing. It's an experience that one Seattle man knows well: Guillermo Gomez has passed more than 250 kidney stones since he was in high...
A UW School of Pharmacy and UW Medicine research project is being sent into space with the hope that the tests will provide answers to how the kidney is injured and how it can be repaired. They're...
It's a common procedure to remove kidney stones and temporarily place a stent in the ureter to ensure that another blockage doesnn't occur while the body is healing. Some patients don't feel the...