Vanderbilt University's Artificial Kidney

Posted in Medicine on 13th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Professor of Medicine Dr. William H. Fissell IV, is making major progress on a first-of-its kind device to free kidney patients from dialysis.

A functional kidney organoid from stem cells

Posted in Medicine on 17th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Diseases can attack specific organs, landing patients on a transplant list. Our bodies have markers that identify an organ as 'self', making it difficult to find an organ match.

Lab-grown kidneys work in animals

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists say they are a step closer to growing fully functioning replacement kidneys, after promising results in animals.

A drug delivery nanotech system holds promise for kidney cancer

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

The device, called a mesoscale nanoparticle, could help boost the usefulness of some cancer drugs.

3D-Printed Kidney Tissue Form Organovo Is Here

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

In Boston, the biomedical company Organovo showed off its technique for 3D printing human kidney tissue.