kidney disease

May 28, 2021

A SpaceX cargo launch slated for Thursday, June 3, will deliver an experiment on kidney stone formation in microgravity.

April 14, 2021

At-home dialysis is a U.S. priority to stem the growing burden of care that involves people with chronic kidney disease.

October 14, 2020

Teams in Seattle and Cleveland are pursuing an experiment to regenerate crucial cells and create a new therapy model.

October 2, 2020

The role in a national trial could validate the technology as a predictor for drug therapies’ effectiveness against patients’ kidney diseases.

September 30, 2020

A UW Medicine patient was integral to generating global recommendations for care involving diabetes and chronic kidney disease.

July 23, 2020

The Center for Dialysis Innovation earns acclaim for a porous synthetic graft intended to make the blood-cleansing process safer and more reliable.

June 29, 2020

Investigators are dejected that the large study did not support treating this patient population with a familiar, inexpensive drug.

November 8, 2019

Vitamin D and fish oil don’t prevent loss of kidney function in adults with type 2 diabetes, a clinical study shows.

Cathy Yeung unpackaging kidneys-on-a-chip after their return from the International Space Station
June 10, 2019

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 now back in Seattle.

April 29, 2019

UW center submitted 2 of 16 concepts chosen as finalists; focus is relief for kidney-failure patients.

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