News tagged with kidney tissue

Stem cell transplants help kidney damage

Transplanting autologous renal progenitor cells (RPCs), (kidney stem cells derived from self-donors), into rat models with kidney damage from pyelonephritis - a type of urinary infection that has reached the kidney - has ...

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Medical research
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Gene linked with human kidney aging

A gene has been associated with human kidney aging, according to researchers from Stanford University, the National Institute on Aging, the MedStar Research Institute, and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. In work ...

dateOct 16, 2009 in Genetics
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3D printing for new tissues and organs

A more effective way to build plastic scaffolds on which new tissues and even whole organs might be grown in the laboratory is being developed by an international collaboration between teams in Portugal and the UK.

dateJun 18, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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Finding will improve accuracy of cancer diagnosis

Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) investigators working in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic researchers have determined that two types of kidney tumors previously thought to be different diseases are actually variations ...

dateApr 29, 2009 in Cancer
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Roadkill study could speed detection of kidney cancer

Large-scale data mining of gene networks in fruit flies has led researchers to a sensitive and specific diagnostic biomarker for human renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer. In the journal ...

dateJan 27, 2009 in Cancer
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