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Artificial Proximal Tube

May 7, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioprinted proximal tubule of the kidney
In 3D bioprinted “living renal devices” (i.e. artificial nephrons), engineers have to mimic two functions [MORE]

Moving Closer to Lab-Grown Kidneys

April 30, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Generation of kidney in anephric mouse
Regenerative medicine researchers at the National Institute for Physiological Sciences (Okazaki, Japan), “show that mouse [MORE]

Reprogramming Kidney Repair

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kidney health
In kidney cells, energy generation and repair mechanisms alternate as needed.  Case Western Reserve University researchers believe they now [MORE]

Promoting Vascularization in Kidney Organoids

March 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Culturing kidney organoids under flow
To make muscle cells from human stem cells, mechanical stress, causing stretching and contraction, has to [MORE]

Kidney Organoids More than Stem Cells

February 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kidney Organoids with rogue cells
It was a surprising finding that 10-20% of cells in kidney organoids actually were cells of [MORE]

New Material for Dialysis

January 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mxeme
MXene, a two dimensional compound only a few atoms thick, first reported in 2011, could be a practical material for [MORE]

Nanoparticles Deliver Drugs for Kidney Disease

December 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles deliver medication to kidney
Kidney tissue naturally filters out foreign substances which is why drug delivery is so problematic.  In [MORE]

Growing Up Kidney Podocytes

September 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mature kidney podocyte
Winston Churchill’s comment that Russia is “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” might equally apply [MORE]

“Cell Sliding” in Organ Regeneration

September 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Chiral cell sliding drives left-right asymmetric organ twisting
Developmental biologists at Osaka University recently announced an important finding relative to organ regeneration: [MORE]

Blueprint for Building Kidneys

August 7, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Nephron formation
University of Southern California regenerative medicine scientists have found a key element in timing for nephron development.  They “. [MORE]

Stem Cells to Kidney Organoids

July 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Robots Generating Kidney Organoids from Stem Cells
University of Washington engineers and clinicians have developed “a robotic system . . . [MORE]

Biomarker Preservation at Room Temperature

April 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transport of Specimens without Refrigeration
Quoting directly: “Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a method to preserve protein [MORE]

First in vitro Kidney Tissue

April 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kidney Glomeruli
In a first for regenerative medicine, bioengineers at the University of Manchester have grown functional human kidney tissue organelles [MORE]

Kidney-on-a-Chip Goes to the ISS

August 29, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

International Space Station
According to a pharmacy professor at the University of Washington, weightlessness accelerates kidney diseases. “In the microgravity environment [MORE]