kidney disease

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.

Kidney chips
April 17, 2019

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.

February 6, 2019

The journal STEM CELL honored Benjamin Freedman for his work using stem cells and CRISPR to model kidney disease

February 25, 2019

Patients have treatment options that clinicians should employ, says the study’s lead author.

February 19, 2019

Study findings indicate unmet palliative-care needs among subset of end-stage kidney-disease patients.

October 4, 2018

Study involved 2,548 people; those who had highest levels of marker at outset were likelier to develop kidney problems.

June 28, 2018

In small anecdotal study, patients describe feeling isolated, abandoned, distrustful and self-critical.

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