The advance is seen as a critical first step toward novel treatments to repair and regenerate teeth.
In a novel lab environment using mini kidney structures, drugs blocked the swelling of tubes seen with polycystic kidney disease.
Creating a novel population of mutant tissues helps scientists deduce the cause of polycystic kidney disease and other cilia-linked illnesses.
Patients with COVID-19 kidney injuries should have renal health monitored well after infection resolves, study author says.
Nephrology researcher "Beno" Freedman explores why, in about 25% of hospitalized patients, the virus damages the kidneys' filtering function.
Teams in Seattle and Cleveland are pursuing an experiment to regenerate crucial cells and create a new therapy model.
The role in a national trial could validate the technology as a predictor for drug therapies’ effectiveness against patients’ kidney diseases.
Novel radioactive agent created to validate in vitro model’s prediction of drug distribution.
"Human “organs-on-chips” are leading a revolution in drug safety testing. These devices use human cells to model the structure and function of human organs and tissues.