3D Kidney Tissue Grown in Lab (Mouse)

April 19, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D kidney generated from cultured mouse embryonic stem cells
“By focusing on an often-overlooked tissue type of organoid generation research, a [MORE]

Surgeons Use a Pig Kidney in a Human

December 14, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Surgeons successfully  transplanted a pig kidney to a human
“The surgical team, from NYU Langone Health, attached the pig kidney to [MORE]

UC San Francisco’s Implantable Artificial Kidney

November 30, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioartificial prototype aces lab tests, could replace dialysis
“For UCSF’s Kidney Project, the team developed a bioartificial kidney that could be [MORE]

Mapping Nephrogenesis

November 9, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spatial Transcriptional Mapping of the Human Nephrogenic Program
“To establish a framework for human nephrogenesis, we (computational biologists at the University [MORE]

Renin Cell Baroreceptor Controls Blood Pressure

October 26, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Renin cell barorecptor control for blood pressure
From researchers at the University of Virginia: “we elucidated the structure and location of [MORE]

Mechanical Stimulation influences Organoid Growth

September 7, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mechanical plasticity of collagen in mammary gland organoids
In both organ and tumor growth, chemical and mechanical signaling interact.  In this [MORE]

Advances in Kidney Organoids

August 31, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Patterned kidney organoids
“Current kidney organoids model development and diseases of the nephron but not the contiguous epithelial network of the [MORE]

Urine Test for Kidney Transplant Rejection

May 11, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Exosomes in urine detect kidney transplant rejection
“Urinary exosomes, tiny vesicles released into the urine that carry parent cells’ proteins and [MORE]

Hypertension, Hypotension and COVID-19

November 10, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Pressure and Covid
This from the American Heart Association:  “Our study suggests low blood pressure in a person with a [MORE]

Making Old Organs Transplantable

November 3, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Preserving organs for transplantation
From transplant surgeons at Brigham and Women’s Hospital come findings about how to rejuvenate older organs from [MORE]

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]