kidney disease

December 18, 2017

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.

October 26, 2017

The Kidney Research Institute, a collaboration of UW Medicine and Northwest Kidney Centers in Seattle, has a major role in an ambitious, newly funded effort to care more precisely for the tens of millions of Americans who have chronic kidney dis

September 12, 2017

The National Institutes of Health today announced $15 million in funding for developme

Media contact:  Sarah Guthrie, gu3@uw.edu, 206 543-3485,

A team of global researchers led by UW Medicine nephrologist Bernadette Thomas investigated the effects of kidney disease on a person's heart condition and cardiovascular health.

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Media contact: Leila Gray, 206.685.0381

A new Center for Dialysis Innovation was launched in early November. 

The overall prevalence of diabetic kidney disease has not changed significantly in the United States for 30 years, but the characteristics of kidney disease have changed markedly,

The results of an exploratory clinical trial indicate that a wearable artifical kidney could be developed as a viable, new dialysis technology.  Some redesigns would be required to overcome device-related, techn

The U.S Food and Drug Administration has granted Expedited Access Pathway status to the Wearable Artificial Kidney (WAK) after the de

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