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A study shows that one in 7 kidney donor-recipient pairs may have a type of genetic incompatibility that leads to organ rejection.
DNA sequencing can be used to identify the underlying genetic cause of many rare types of chronic kidney disease, leading to better treatment, finds a new study from Columbia University.
A biopsy test that helps transplant centers select kidneys for transplantation is often inaccurate, a new study has found, suggesting that reliance on the biopsy should be reduced.
A growing number of kidneys from deceased donors are discarded, but a new study suggests that most of these could be successfully transplanted.
- April 8, 2014
Dr. Ali G. Gharavi, a leading kidney disease researcher, has been appointed chief of nephrology at NewYork-Presbyterian/CUMC.
- July 17, 2013
Mutation linked to congenital urinary tract defects identified.
- April 10, 2013
Four young physician-researchers at P&S have received research funding from the Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholar Program.
- January 9, 2012
- January 19, 2011
Animal-Model Study Offers Glimpse at Real-Time Changes in Kidney; Findings Have Implications for New Drug Therapies