A SpaceX cargo launch slated for Thursday, June 3, will deliver an experiment on kidney stone formation in microgravity.
At-home dialysis is a U.S. priority to stem the growing burden of care that involves people with chronic kidney disease.
Nephrology researcher "Beno" Freedman explores why, in about 25% of hospitalized patients, the virus damages the kidneys' filtering function.
In survey, nearly 85% desire resuscitation in the event of cardiac arrest, even though likely outcomes are poor, relative to the general population.
The Center for Dialysis Innovation earns acclaim for a porous synthetic graft intended to make the blood-cleansing process safer and more reliable.
NIH is funding $945 million in research across 41 states to seek solutions to the opioid crisis.
UW center submitted 2 of 16 concepts chosen as finalists; focus is relief for kidney-failure patients.
Launch preparations are underway at Cape Canaveral for study of space flight effects on kidneys; lift off slated for May 4.